Kentucky Woman Suffrage
Name of Historic Site:
Event(s)/Use associated with woman/group/site:
Burial place of Mary Barr Clay, Section J, Lot 6
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Mary Barr Clay (1839-1924) was one of the first leaders of the suffrage movement in Kentucky, joining the movement in the 1870s and founding the Kentucky Equal Rights Association. She remained involved in the push for suffrage with her leadership roles in the national suffrage organizations (AWSA and NWSA, then the NAWSA) until the early twentieth century. Clay's grave is in Section J, Lot 6 (see cemetery driving map online).