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William Marion Claybrook
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1862
Grayson County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1925
Grayson County
Texas, USA

William was the son of J.A. & Mary (Miller) Claybrook.

He married a widow, Pearl Etta (Stewart) Vance, in Cooke Co, TX on April 03, 1901. Their children were Howard, Gladys, & Holly.

After they were divorced he married Della Lee Huddleston. Their children were Juanita, Ralph Wayne, Ressie, & Olivia.

William died from a gunshot wound at 11 a.m. on Nov. 17, 1925. News about the incident follows:
"DENISON, Nov. 17 - Wm. Claybrook, 57, was shot through the heart and killed six miles east of Denison Tuesday. Claud Bond was arrested and brought to Denison and later transferred to the Sherman jail shortly after the shooting took place. The shooting of Claybrook occurred on a farm whee he was picking cotton."

Morning Avalanche
Wed. Nov. 18, 1925

William had lived 63 years, 2 months, & 9 days. G.A. Lackey of Sherman was the informant on his death certificate. He was buried the following day.

Name: W.M. Claybrook
Death date: 17 Nov 1925
Death place: Denison, Grayson, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 63 years 2 months 9 days
Estimated birth year:
Birthdate: 08 Sep 1862
Birthplace: Grayson Co
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name:
Father's name: J.A. Claybrook
Father's birthplace: Mo.
Mother's name: Mary Miller
Mother's birthplace:
Occupation: Farmer
Cemetery name:
Burial place: Whitsboro, Tex
Burial date: 18 Nov 1925
Additional relatives: X
Film number: 2113979
Digital GS number: 4165615
Image number: 396
Reference number: cn 39516
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
Family links: 
  Della Lee Claybrook (1891 - 1978)*
  Ralph Wayne Claybrook (1913 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Wood Cemetery
Grayson County
Texas, USA
Created by: Virginia Brown
Record added: Jul 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55179038
William Marion Claybrook
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- Virginia Brown
 Added: Jul. 19, 2010

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