NameEdwin Lawson Clay
Birth22 Jan 1843, Mississippi
Death25 Aug 1890, Smith Co., Texas
Marriage19 Oct 1867, Smith Co., Texas
Birth6 Apr 1848, Arkansas
Death3 Jul 1924, Smith Co., Texas
Birth9 Nov 1880, Tyler, Smith Co., Texas
Death11 May 1946, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Notes for Edwin Lawson & Sue (Family)
This page is not intended to be a complete family group. I am only entering this couple and some of their census notes in order to document the parents of their son James, who married my father’s second cousin Anna F. Caudill.
1880 census of Smith Co., Texas, town of Tyler, lists on p. 3 as family #23/26:
Clay, E. L., 37, b. Miss N.C. Va, merchant; S. H., wife, b. Ark Ala Ala; Emmet, 9, son; Arkie, 7, dau; Benny, 5, son. All sons born Texas Miss Ark. Hill, M. H. (female), 65, boarder, b. Ala - -. (Plus two male mulatto servants.)
1900 census of Smith Co., Texas, Tyler ward 4, enumerated 23 June, lists on p. 22B as family #450/456:
Clay, Sue H., 52, b. April 1848, Ark Tenn Va, widowed, mother of 6 children, 5 living; Benjamin H., son, 24, b. Nov 1875, clerk in R.R. office; James C., son, 19, b. Nov 1880, clerk in R.R. office; William T., son, 17, b. Jan 1883. All sons born Tx Miss Ark. Plus two unrelated male boarders.