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Virginia Carolina Clay-Clopton

state official.

Virginia Carolina Clay-Clopton, American state official. member United States and Confederate senates).

Background

Clay-Clopton, Virginia Carolina was born in 1825 in Nash Company, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Doctor Peyton Randolph and Anne (Arrington) Tunstall.

Education

Educated by private tutor and graduate Tuscaloosa Academy, and Nashville, Tennessee, 1841.

Career

United States and Confederate senates). 2d, Huntsville, Alabama, 1887, late Judge David Clopton. Secured release of Senator Clay, who had been imprisoned at Fort Monroe with Jefferson Davis, 1865.

Author: Memories of Mistress Clay of Alabama, or, A Belle of the Fifties. Address: “Wildewood,” Madison Company, Alabama.

Works

  • Author: Memories of Mistress Clay of Alabama, or, A Belle of the Fifties.

Membership

Member United States and Confederate senates).

Connections

Married 1st, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, February 1, 1842, Clement Claiborne Clay (member.

father:
Doctor Peyton Randolph Tunstall

mother:
Anne (Arrington) Tunstall

spouse:
Tuscaloosa