Family: John Clayton/Margaret Wanless (F13)

m. 20 Dec 1785 or 2 Jan 1786


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  • John ClaytonFather | Male
    John Clayton

    Born  12 Jan 1755  St. James Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Oct 1824  Deerfield, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  20 Dec 1785 or 2 Jan 1786  [1]  Augusta Co, Virginia  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Lord Edward Clayton | F159 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Ann (Unknown) | F159 Group Sheet 

    Margaret WanlessMother | Female
    Margaret Wanless

    Born  Abt 1759  England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Nov 1823  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Rocky Springs Ch., Deerfield, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  William or John Rice | F15 
    Married  Abt 1778  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Ralph(?) Wanless | F12 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margaret (Unknown) | F12 Group Sheet 

    William H. ClaytonChild 1 | Male
    William H. Clayton

    Born  28 Sep 1786  Deerfield, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Jun 1869  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Rocky Springs Ch., Deerfield, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary (Polly) Armstrong | F162 
    Married  24 Mar 1818  Jenning's Gap, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Nancy Armstrong | F164 
    Married  Between Jun 1850 and 1860  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Ralph ClaytonChild 2 | Male
    Ralph Clayton

    Born  22 Feb 1788   
    Died  22 Jul 1883   
    Buried    Clayton, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Rosanna McCausland | F160 
    Married  31 May 1831  St. Louis, St. Louis Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location

    Peggy ClaytonChild 3 | Female
    Peggy Clayton

    Born  29 Jul 1790   
    Died  25 Mar 1826   
    Buried    Rocky Springs Ch., Deerfield, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location

    John Clayton, Jr.Child 4 | Male
    John Clayton, Jr.

    Born  25 Jan 1792  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Sep 1849  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Rocky Springs Ch., Deerfield, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Annis L. Ptolmy | F165 
    Married  24 Mar 1816  Deerfield, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Thomas ClaytonChild 5 | Male
    Thomas Clayton

    Born  28 Oct 1793  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Mar 1863   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Nancy G. Kincaid | F167 
    Married  7 Nov 1821   

    James ClaytonChild 6 | Male
    James Clayton

    Born  18 Jan 1799   
    Died  24 Mar 1825   
    Buried    Rocky Springs Ch., Deerfield, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Lavinia Payne | F450 
    Married  4 Sep 1823  Windy Cove Church Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Histories
    Article on Hickory Dale Farm, Deerfield, Virginia, home of Margaret Wanless Carlyle circa 1788
    Article on Hickory Dale Farm, Deerfield, Virginia, home of Margaret Wanless Carlyle circa 1788
    by Joe Nutt, published in the Staunton Daily News Leader, 14 May 1992. Margaret Wanless lived here after her marriage to John Carlyle in 1788. After John's death, Margaret's daughter Margaret & her husband John Clayton moved here, and Clayton descendants have owned it ever since.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Marriage Records - Augusta Co, VA, MARRIAGE APPEARS IN THE REGISTERS OF 2 MINISTERS. ONE SAYS HER MARRIAGE TO JOHN CLAYTON OCCURRED ON 12/20/1785, BY REV. SAMUEL SHANNAN, OR ON 1/2/1786 BY SAME. ANOTHER SOURCE SAYS 7/2/1786, RETURNED BY JOHN RODGERS (MIGHT BE A TRANSCRIPTION ERROR). (Reliability: 0).
      Marriage bond (copy in Clayton file): John Clayton& Andrew Hamilton of Augusta co, bound to Patrick Henry Gov'r of VA, for 50 lbs, on the 20th of Dec. 1785, for John Clayton to marry Margaret Rice "widdow" of Augusta co. Signed John (x) Clayton and And'r. Hamilton.