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Eliza Jane Wright Claytor
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Birth: 1825
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1880
Elwood
Doniphan County
Kansas, USA

Daughter of Soloman Wright and Phoebe Wright (her maiden name).

Wife of Samuel H Claytor.

Mother of John Joel and Soloman Wylie, twins; James Mitchell; Cora M.; Henry Stephen; Samuel Thomas; Jubal Jefferson; Mary Etta; and William C.

Along with her husband and several of her brothers and their families, left Bedford County, Virginia about 1859 and relocated to northwest Missouri. Eventually moved to Elwood, Kansas across the Missouri river from St. Joseph, Missouri.

Death notice from the Weekly Kansas Chief, Troy, Kansas, February 19, 1880:
Died: February 12th 1880, Mrs. Clater [sic], of erysipelas. She leaves several children, some of them nearly grown. Her age was about 50 years. [Claytor family Bible states she was 54 years of age] 
 
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 Spouse:
  Samuel H Claytor (1822 - 1877)
 
 Children:
  John Joel Claytor (1850 - 1924)*
  James Mitchell Claytor (1853 - 1891)*
  Cora M Claytor Staley (1855 - 1875)*
  Henry Stephen Claytor (1857 - 1945)*
  Samuel Thomas Claytor (1860 - 1925)*
  Jubal Jefferson Claytor (1862 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bellemont Cemetery
Wathena
Doniphan County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Unknown, Not Marked
 
Created by: Jeffrey Claytor
Record added: Sep 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21821803
Eliza Jane <i>Wright</i> Claytor
Added by: Jeffrey Claytor
 
Eliza Jane <i>Wright</i> Claytor
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