David Clay
(Abt 1818-)
Christianna Freeman
(-Bef 1850)
John Beecher III
(1819-1896)
Susan Schmidt
(1813-1893)
Benneville Clay
(1841-1917)
Rebecca Beecher
(1842-1905)
John Levi Clay
(1870-1934)

 

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John Levi Clay 1

  • Born: 23 May 1870, , Berks, PA 1 2
  • Christened: 7 Aug 1870, Bern Twp.: Epler's Church, Berks, PA 1 2
  • Died: 6 Dec 1934, Reading, Berks, PA at age 64 1
  • Buried: 10 Dec 1934, Bern Twp.: Epler's Church Cemetery, Berks, PA 1

   Another name for John was John Levi Klee.2 3

  Christening Notes:

Sponsors were John Beecher and Susan.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Bern Twp., Berks, PA. 4 The 1870 census recorded Benneville Clay, works in limestone quarry, 29, living with wife Rebecca, 28; Sarah, 6; and John L., 4 months old. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Benneville had no real estate value and his personal estate was worth $100. The post office was Reading.

2. Census in 1880 in Bern Twp., Berks, PA. 5 The 1880 census recorded Benniville Clay, working in stone quarry, 38, living with wife Rebecca, 38; and son John, 10. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Residence: on 10 Mar 1905 in Tuckerton, Berks, PA, USA. 1 3

4. Cause of Death: Valvular heart disease, dropsy, 6 Dec 1934, Reading, Berks, PA. 1

5. Residence: 127 Amity St., Reading, PA on 6 Dec 1934 in Reading, Berks, PA. 1


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 110231. John L. Clay. Father Beneville Clay. Mother Rebecca Beechert.

2 <i>Epler's Church, Bern Township, Berks County, PA</i> (FHC Microfilm 1433080), Page 61.

3 <i>Reading Times (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 11 Mar 1905, page 5 . Obituary of Mrs. Benneville Clay.

4 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZLN-J1H Benneville Clay, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 6, family 41.

5 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW6Y-TW4 Benniville Clay, Bern, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district ED 4, sheet 55D.



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