General Green Clay married Sally Lewis Clay in 1795. Together they had seven children, six of which survived into adulthood. Most of what is known about Sally Lewis Clay is gleaned from her son, Cassius M. Clay’s, Memoirs. Cassius Clay states that his mother, a Calvinist Baptist, was very religious and that she tried to instill good morals into all of her children. After the death of her first husband, Sally Lewis remarried Baptist minister Jeptha Dudley and moved to Frankfort, Kentucky, she died in 1867.