Thomas Clayton

Thomas Clayton

Male 1793 - 1863  (69 years)

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  • Name Thomas Clayton 
    Born 28 Oct 1793  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census From 1850 to 1860  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lived Marble Valley, near Deerfield, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1 Mar 1863 
    Notes 
    • Married Nancy Kincaid in 1821. Lived at Cedar Point, Marble Valley, VA. [Craig]

      1828 Mar 28 : Patented 200 acres in Augusta Co on the south side of Walkers Mtn, joining to the south end of Graham's 200 acres, including the valley and the salt block on the north side of the mill mountain. Bounds include "...crossing Claytons Mill branch...the southeast side of Walkers Mtn near the place called the little 'ponds'...said John Graham's survey.". Surveyed May 3, 1827 by LOTW [illeg] issued Dec 7, 1826. [Grants Records 77, 1827-28, p.37; LVA index-Clayborne-card 64]

      1854 Sept 1: Patented 408 acres in Augusta Co on the east side of Walkers Mtn. Bounds include "corner to a survey of 190 acres made for said Clayton and John Graham...near the top of the mtn in Robert J. Glendy's line...corner to Glendy and John W. Frazier". Surveyed Apr 29, 1852 by LOTW 18550. [Grants 110, p.373; LVA index-Clayborne-card 65]

      CENSUS:
      1850 VA, Augusta Co (roll 934, p. 244 or nearby, house 463) 20 June
      Thomas 57
      James M. 20
      John A. 17
      Archibald C. 10
      Raphael 8
      Nancy 50
      Margaret M. 24
      Sarah J(?) 22
      Serena 12 [Irene A.]
      Martha D. 4 [can't read middle initial; could be D, M, W; most like a D]
      Neighbors: Brother Wm. Clayton, nephews Thomas A. and Raphael & other siblings of Thomas A., Gwinns, Robert J. Glendy

      1860 VA, Augusta Co, 1st District, p.712-713, #1687-1648 [Valley of Shadow transcription]
      Thomas Clayton 66 farmer, r.e. value: 21,000, pers. value: 5000, all b. VA
      Nancy 61
      Margaret 37
      Sarah J. 33
      Thomas A. 27 [was John A. in 1850]
      Archibald K. 25
      Ralph V. 19
      Martha D. 17
      --there is an unoccupied house marked Clayton next door at #1686.

      1860 Augusta co VA slave schedule, pg 270, Thomas Clayton (in right neighborhood) owns:
      black female slaves aged 35, 14, 6, 4, 2
      black male slaves aged 16, 12, 10, 8, and 8 mos.

      1863: Thomas Clayton will, Augusta will bk 39 p.479
      1864: inventory & appraisal, bk 40 p.1
    Person ID I500  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2004 

    Father John Clayton,   b. 12 Jan 1755, St. James Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1824, Deerfield, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Margaret Wanless,   b. Abt 1759, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1823, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1785 or 2 Jan 1786  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    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.
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet

    Family Nancy G. Kincaid,   b. 1798-1799,   d. 3 Nov 1860, near Staunton, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1821 
    Children 
     1. William Kincaid Clayton,   b. 1822, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1862, Deerfield, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. Hettie Ann Clayton,   b. 17 Aug 1823,   d. 7 Jun 1905  (Age 81 years)
     3. Margaret Clayton,   b. 19 Nov 1825,   d. 24 Aug 1899  (Age 73 years)
     4. Sarah Jane Clayton,   b. 1827-1828, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. James M. Clayton,   b. 1830,   d. 1852  (Age 22 years)
     6. John A. Clayton,   b. 1832, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1862  (Age 30 years)
     7. Archibald (Kerr) Clayton,   b. 27 May 1835, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1886, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     8. Irene A. Clayton,   b. 28 Nov 1837,   d. 1 Aug 1855, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     9. Ralph V. Clayton,   b. 1841,   d. 8 Nov 1860, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     10. Martha (Mattie) Clayton,   b. Abt 1846, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F167  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsLived - - Marble Valley, near Deerfield, Augusta Co, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • 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.