Wiley CLAY
Alice M. McFALL
Nellie L. CLAY
(Abt 1915-Aft 1973)


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1. Franklin Thomas HUMMEL

Nellie L. CLAY 1

  • Born: Abt 1915, WY 2
  • Marriage (1): Franklin Thomas HUMMEL on 22 Jul 1935 in Omaha, Douglas Co, NE 1
  • Died: Aft 1973, Probably IA

bullet  General Notes:

Wiley Clay was born in Hillsville, Virginia on June 15, 1881, the son of Albert Franklin and Susan Clay. He was married to Alice McFall of the East Liberty com-munity in February of 1907 at the parsonage in Silver City by Rev. Jacobs. They farmed around East Liberty and homesteaded in Wyoming around 1913. In 1923 they moved to Silver City where Wiley worked for the railroad on the section gang until 1930. The family moved to a farm south of Silver City and later lived in Council Bluffs and California before returning to Silver City in 1941. They had seven children: Donald, Clif-ford, Frank, twins Neil and Nellie, Max and Carol. All except Donald graduated from Silver City High School.
Wiley died December 27, 1960 and Alice continued to live in Silver City until 1963 when she lived with her daughter, Nellie Hummel, near Glenwood until her death in October of 1972.

1930 IA CENSUS, Mills Co, Ingraham Twp: Nellie L. Clay, 15, single, b. WY, father b. VA, mother b. IA. She was living with her parents, Wiley J. & Alice M. Clay, and siblings.


Nellie married Franklin Thomas HUMMEL, son of Jesse HUMMEL and Etta Pearl SHAMBLEN, on 22 Jul 1935 in Omaha, Douglas Co, NE.1 (Franklin Thomas HUMMEL was born on 30 Dec 1909 near Imogene, Fremont Co, IA 1 and died on 26 Nov 1973 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co, IA 1.)



1 Obituary of Franklin Thomas Hummel.

2 1930 IA Census.

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