Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Some Clayton Records

1770 - 1800

Nov 1, 1774, St. Pauls Parish, GA Thomas Clayton land grant 200 acres on Sullivans Creek adjacent to Tinley, Sullivan, Clark, and Robertson [Note: 120 acres of this tract were sold by Thomas Willingham in 1789.] [Note: Tinley is a reference to David Tinsley who died in Columbia Co., GA in 1801. Bk A-page 130]

1 Aug 1786, Richmond Co. GA recorded 9 Oct 1810 Thomas Clayton of Craven County in Ninety Six District State of South Carolina to James Landers of Richmond Co. GA, 80 acres, lying on both sides of Sullivans Creek, adjacent to Isaac Justice, said Clayton, Stallors? line, whereon said Landers now lives.
John X Willingham Thomas X Clayton

Ann X Willingham Milly X Clayton
Thomas X Willingham

Proven by Thomas Willingham Sen. one of the within subscribing witnesses before me who being duly sworn sayeth he was present and saw Thomas Clayton & his wife sign seal and deliver the within deed to James Landers likewise saw John Willingham and his wife Ann Willingham sign their names as witnesses at the same time this deponent signed his name and further sayeth not sworn to before me this 12th day of August 1786. Thomas Willingham

Columbia Co., GA May 29, 1797 deed - Thomas Clayton to David Stanford, for $65 sells 40 acres, originally granted to Robert Hatcher, on Little River, Milly Clayton relinquishes dower. [Note: David Stanford was b. November 2, 1769 in Columbia Co, Georgia. He was a Deacon of Kiokee Baptist Church Columbia Co, Georgia. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN GEORGIA Kiokee Church, the first Baptist Church to be constituted in Georgia, was organized in the Spring of 1772, by the Rev. Daniel Marshall, one of the founders of the Baptist denomination in Georgia. A meeting house was built, and the Rev. Daniel Marshall became the first pastor, ministering from his headquarters at Kiokee to an ever increasing number of Baptists in the area. In October 1784, the preliminary meeting for the organization of a Georgia Baptist Association was held at Kiokee Church. The Rev. Daniel Marshall died November 1 1784, and some time later the church was moved to Appling and a new brick edifice erected. Kiokee Baptist Church was incorporated December 23, 1789, as "The Anabaptist Church on Kiokee", with Abram Marshall, William Willingham, Edmund Cartledge, John Landers, James Simms, Joseph Ray and Lewis Gardener as Trustees.]

Columbia Co., GA Benjamin Carter to Robert Clayton 29 March 1799, Deed for 200 acres on Loyd's Creek adjoining Samuel Thomas. Witnessed: Robert Hughes, Wm. Dousing and Jacob Bennett. Mary Carter also signs as a grantee and by mark. Registered march 12, 1802. Pages 419-20. [Note: Benjamin Carter was born in 1745 in Frederick Co., Virginia. He moved to Laurens Co., South Carolina with brothers Thomas and John, and uncle Richard and family, about 1765 and was there as late as 1785. He may have served with brother Thomas as a Loyalist during the Revolution. The last certain reference to this Benjamin in original records is in the Lincoln Co., Georgia tax list of 1807.]

ROBERT CLAYTON of Columbia County to GEORGE CONN CARPENTER of Richmond County. 10 November 1800. Deed for 200 acres on Loyd's Creek adjoining Samuel Thomas. Witnessed: Andrew Booth, James Landers and Thomas Hall (by mark). Nancy Clay also signs as grantor and by mark. Registered April 12, 1802/ Pages 424-25


1805 Tax List, Columbia Co., GA - Robert Clayton

1805 Tax List, Columbia Co., GA - Thomas Clayton

Marriage, GA, Before April, 1806 Malinda Clayton to Isaac Jones (record does not exist)

Sep 1809, Morgan Co., GA, Antioch Baptist Church records - Thomas Clayton and wife Milly admitted.


Nov 1811, Morgan Co., GA, Antioch Baptist Church records - Thomas Clayton and wife Milly dismissed

1815, Putnam Co., GA Tax List - Thomas Clayton


April, 1821 Morgan Co., GA will of Isaac Jones - Isaac Clayton.

5/8/1827 Georgia Land Lottery - Pike Co., GA, Mayo's District - Robert Clayton (drew land in Lee Co., GA) Page 169

Marriage: Pike Co., GA, May 26, 1824, Thomas B. Clayton to Priscilla H. Weathers

1828 - Bethel Baptist Church Records, Taylor Co., GA - Nancy Clayton


Marriage, Coweta Co., GA, Feb 1, 1835, John Anderson Clayton to Lucinda Duke

Tax Digests 1834-1844 (partial) Monroe County, GA
1834 folks land/acre water Co. Dist. Lot
JONES, Clayton 1 225 tobesofkee Mon. 12
Adj. property: Wm. Heath
JONES, Nathan 37 600 Johnson Mon. 12
Adj. property: James D. Sestes
JONES, Nathan 615 Johnson Mon.

JONES, Nathan 202.5 " Morsn. 1 1
4 - wheel carriage
SESTES, James D. 36 810 " Mon. 12
Adj. property: A. Zilner


Census: 1840 Pike Co., GA
Thomas B. Clayton
2 males under 5,
2 males 10 to 15,
1 male 30 &under 40,
1 female under 5,
1 female 5 to 10,
1 female 10 to 15 ,
1 female 20 & under 30

Marriage: Pike Co., GA, June 8, 1842 - Cash M. Clayton to Jane Elizabeth Wadsworth


Thomas B. Clayton, 46, Farmer , property value $200.00,
P.H. Clayton, 42, female
M.T.C, Clayton,16, (Margaret)
Mary A.M. Clayton, 14, female
J.A.G. Clayton, 12 male
William W. Clayton, 6, male
J.A.G. Clayton, 4, male, (Monroe)
Talitha E. Clayton, 2, female.

Census: 1860 Blount County, AL

household # 30-
P.H. Clayton, 52,
Margaret L., 25,
William W., 15,
Monroe, 13,
Telitha E., 9

AL Census of 1850 for Tallapoosa Co. AL Page 262 Township 24
John Anderson Clayton age 44 born 1806
Lucinda Duke age 28 born 1822
Creed age 10 born 1840
John age 7 born 1843
Cash age 2 born 1848

Census: 1850 Pike Co., GA
Cash Clayton 30, GA;
Jane 23, GA;
Nancy J. 10, GA.

1850 Coweta Co., Ga. census: #1245
Thos. 46 m farmer Ga
Phereba 42 f NC
Burkley J.23 m farmer Ga
John 15 m farmer Ga
Benjamin 13 m Ga
Ellender 11 f Ga
Thomas 9 m Ga
Elizabeth 6 f Ga
Ezekiel 4 m Ga


Census: 1860 Talapoosa Co., AL
Wiley A. Clayton 60 Farmer , GA;
Elizabeth 37, GA;
John E. Baker 17, GA;
Mary Baker 14, GA;
Milly A. Clayton 9, AL

Census: 1860 Tallapoosa Co., AL
Isaac Clayton 47, Farmer, GA;
Elizabeth 42, GA;
Joshua 20, GA;
Mary 18, AL;
Elizabeth 12, AL'
John T. 6, AL;
Elizabeth Clayton 4, AL

Census: 1860 Tallapoosa Co., AL
William W. Clayton 44, Farmer, GA;
Sarah 32, GA,
Robert B. 16, GA;
Millberry 14, GA;
Mary 12, AL;
William 10, AL;
Lucinda 7, AL

Census: 1860 Tallapoosa Co., AL -
Cash M. Clayton 40, GA;
Jane 33, GA;
Nancy J. 13, GA;
Thomas 11, AL;
Isaac 9, AL;
Mary S. 6, AL;
William P. 4, AL;
John 2, AL;
Robert Clayton 85, GA

1862 - Co., C, 50th Tennessee Infantry, CSA - Cash M. Clayton

Patentee Name: CLAYTON, CASH M
Signature Date: 2/1/60

Legal Land Descriptions
1 SWNW 2/ 24-N 22-E N ST STEPHENS MERIDIAN 40.02 acres, Tallapoosa Co., AL


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