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Henry Clay Bedinger, l

Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Death: before 1851
Lewis County, Kentucky, United States
Place of Burial: Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Buried in Family Cemetery in Lewis County
Immediate Family:

Son of George M. Bedinger, US Congress and Henrietta Bedinger
Husband of Lavinia Bedinger and Judith Rust Bedinger
Father of Lavinia Drake Ranson; Matthew Bedinger; Sarah Ellis; Henry Clay Bedinger, II and Solomon Singleton Bedinger
Brother of Dr Benjamin Franklin Bedinger, I; Daniel Paine Bedinger; Elizabeth MORGAN Bedford; Solomon Bedinger; Olivia MORGAN Bedinger and 2 others
Half brother of Sarah Keene Bedinger

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About Henry Clay Bedinger, l

Henry Clay Bedinger I was the son of George Michael Bedinger and Henrietta Clay, he was born 24 November 1793, died probably before 1850 and married Lavinia Drake and then Judith R. Singleton. He was the father of Henry Clay Bedinger II who married Susan Ellsworth Washington.

From page 216 of George Michael Bedinger: a Kentucky Pioneer, By Danske Dandridge

The children of George Michael Bedinger and his wife, Henrietta Clay, were, first: Henry Clay, born Nov. 24th, 1793; died about 1850.

He married, first: Lavinia Drake, daughter of Dr. Drake, the most prominent physician of Cincinnati in early times. She left one daughter, Lavinia, who married her second cousin, George William Ranson, a grandson of Elizabeth Bedinger Morgan.

Henry Clay Bedinger's second wife was named Judith Singleton, and they had three children. Sarah, who first married Parker, and second Dr. Ellis, and lived in Missouri. I do not know the names of any of her descendants.

The second child of Henry Clay Bedinger and his wife Judith was named Henry Clay, and was born September 5th, 1832. On the 22nd of May, 1857, he married, in Missouri, Susan Ellsworth Washington, daughter of Thornton Washington and his wife Elizabeth Bedinger, a daughter of Daniel Bedinger of "Bedford," near Shepherdstown. Susan was the second cousin of her husband. Thornton Washington, her father, was a nephew of George Washington, and built the beautiful old place, Cedar Lawn, near Charles Town, Jefferson County, W. Va. After the death of their parents the Washingtons moved to Missouri, where many of their descendants are still living.

Solomon Singleton Bedinger was the third child of Henry Clay Bedinger, 1st, and his wife Judith. He was born and married one of his Washington second cousins, a sister of Susan, his brother's wife, named Mildred Washington. They had five children: first, Henrietta Gray, born November 17th, 1854; second, Lavinia, born May 29th, 1857, married Edward Henry Morrell; third, Henry Clay, born Sept. 23d, 1859, married U. S. Weeks; fourth, Arthur Singleton, born March 3rd, 1862, and died Nov. 9th, 1869, and lastly, Singleton Berry, born Nov. 7th, 1871. They and their descendants live in Texas, Arkansas, and Mississippi.

Son of George Michael BEDINGER 1756 – 1843 and Henrietta CLAY 1776 – 1853

Married to Lavinia DRAKE 1797 – 1822

 Lavinia Bedinger 1822 – 1852

Married to Judith Rust SINGLETON 1795 – 1852 Children

Soloman Singleton BEDINGER 1828 – 1873
Sarah BEDINGER 1830 – 1894
Henry Clay II BEDINGER 1832 – 1908
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Henry Clay Bedinger, l's Timeline

November 24, 1793
Kentucky, United States
Age 26
Age 27
Age 38
Age 57
Lewis County, Kentucky, United States
Kentucky, USA
Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Buried in Family Cemetery in Lewis County