Mary Jane Warfield Clay

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Project Name:
Kentucky Woman Suffrage

Name of Historic Site:
Lexington Cemetery

Event(s)/Use associated with woman/group/site:
Burial place of Mary Jane Warfield Clay

County:
Fayette

Town/City:
Lexington

Zip Code:
40508
 
Street Address: 
833 W. Main Street

Associated Organization:
Lexington Cemetery

Years of Importance:
1894-1912
Geographic Location: 
Your Affiliation: 
Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project

Additional Comments:

Mary Jane Warfield Clay (1815-1900) was an early leader in the suffrage movement in Kentucky, forming a suffrage club in her home in 1879. Her daughers would become the most well known Kentucky suffragists of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Her grave is in Section J, Lot 6.