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Augustin Smith Clayton
Birth: Nov. 27, 1783
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1839
Clarke County
Georgia, USA

US Congressman. Born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, he moved with his parents to Richmond County, Georgia, in 1784, attended Richmond Academy, graduated from Franklin College, in 1804, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1806 and commenced to practice law in Carnesville, Georgia. He was a member of the , Georgia State House of Representatives (1810-12), clerk of the State House of Representatives (1813-15), served in the Georgia State Senate (1826-27) and judge of the Georgia Superior Court, (1819-25, 1828-31). In 1832, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Wilson Lumpkin and reelected to the Twenty-third Congress, serving until 1835. After his term, he resumed the practice of law in Athens, Georgia, until his death at age 54. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Philip Clayton (1746 - 1807)
  Mildred Dixon Clayton (1754 - 1799)
  Julia Carnes Clayton (1787 - 1873)*
  George R Clayton (1808 - 1867)*
  William Wirt Clayton (1812 - 1885)*
  Phillip Augustin Clayton (1815 - 1877)*
  Edward P. Clayton (1820 - 1888)*
  Augusta Clayton King (1822 - 1905)*
  Claudia Caroline Clayton Howze (1826 - 1902)*
  George Rootes Clayton (1779 - 1840)*
  Augustin Smith Clayton (1783 - 1839)
  Lucinda Clayton Cary (1792 - 1823)*
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Oconee Hill Cemetery
Clarke County
Georgia, USA
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Record added: Jan 24, 2003
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Augustin Smith Clayton
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