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Samuel H Claytor
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Birth: 1822
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1877
Doniphan County
Kansas, USA

Son of Dr. John Claytor and Elizabeth Holden.

Husband of Eliza Jane Wright. They married July 4, 1849 in Bedford County, Virginia.

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

About 1859 he and his family, along with those of several cousins, left Bedford County, Virginia and relocated to northwest Missouri, primarily Harrison County. Samuel's family also lived in Gentry and Clinton counties in Missouri before crossing the Missouri river to live at Elwood, Kansas.

This death notice appeared in the July 16, 1877 Troy, Kansas "Bulletin":

Wathena Items
An old man by the name of Clayter [sic], of Elwood, was buried at the Bellemont graveyard last Tuesday. 
Family links: 
  Eliza Jane Wright Claytor (1825 - 1880)*
  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
Bellemont Cemetery
Doniphan County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Unknown, Not Marked
Created by: Jeffrey Claytor
Record added: Sep 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21820780
Samuel H Claytor
Added by: Jeffrey Claytor
Samuel H Claytor
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