|Birth: ||Apr., 1851|
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 1923|
+W.C. Claxton was my Great Great Grandfather.
+++Abilene Daily Reporter, page 4, Jan 21, 1923 edition+++
January 20, 1923 W.C. Claxton Dies.
William C. Claxton, 72 years old, resident of this section for many years died in this city at 1317 Beech Street at 2 o'clock Saturday morning. Mr. Claxton was born in Tennessee and prior to his residence in this city was a farmer near here. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at Round Mound Cemetery, burial being made there.
William's grave marker says " W.C. Claxton 1851-1923"
William C. Claxton first married Lenora Thomas in Limestone County, Alabama on November 7, 1869.
Lenora died in child birth of William E. Claxton (April 11, 1878)
William's second marriage was to Ellen Fields prior to 1880 Census. Ellen is buried next to him. Her gravestone says "Mrs. W.C. Claxton. 1847-1928"
W.C. Claxton's parents were Wilson Claxton and Nancy J. Frasure of Tennessee. His GRANDparents were Solomon Claxton and Clara "Clarissa" Lisenby of North Carolina, and I think his Great Grandfather's name was John Claxton.
Ellen Fields Claxton (1847 - 1928)*
Sallie E. Claxton Harrison (1875 - 1947)*
William Eldridge Claxton (1878 - 1967)*
Lizzie Ann Claxton Walker (1882 - 1953)*
Note: Ellen Fields Claxton was the STEP mother. Lenora THOMAS Claxton (who he married in Alabama) was the birth mom who died early on.
Round Mound Cemetery
Plot: Block B 11, Row 06, Grave space 7
Created by: Cylvia CLAXTON
Record added: Jul 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14803089
My great grandpa William - though I never met you or your son George, I will always love you!|
Added: Feb. 15, 2011
Added: Dec. 19, 2006
Rest in Peace Great Great Poppa Claxton.|
Added: Jul. 3, 2006