Another Pioneer Gone

Died, at his home in Ellington of heart failure on Friday, October 25, at 10 a.m., Amzy Clay, an old pioneer of Tuscola county.  He was born in Orange county, New Jersey, October 17, 1828.  In 1852 he moved with his parents to Michigan locating on land in Town 13 NR 8 E where he lived for some time.  Then he moved to Ellington where he has since resided.  He was the youngest of eleven children, all of whom have gone before.

He leaves to mourn his death a wife and four children, Henry M., of Portland, Ore., Ida, Grant and Annie, who reside at home, and three grandchildren; also five great grandchildren.  He has been the correspondent in Ellington for the county papers for a number of years.  The funeral was held Sunday at two p.m. and interment made in the Ellington cemetery.

Source:  Cass City Chronicle, November 1, 1907.

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