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Capt John Martin Lay
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1842
Van Buren County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1930
Cleburne County
Arkansas, USA

Records show Capt. John Lay
was with the 47th (Crandall's)
Arkansas Cavarly
Company I

John is the son of Jesse and
Susan Pennington (Martin) Lay.
He was born in Quitman, Van Buren
Co., Arkansas. He married Ellen
Pearson 2 November 1865. Ellen
was born in 1843 and died in
1906. They were the parents of
seven children: Mary, Fannie,
Claudia, Bessie, Anna, Lisbie
and Nellie. Their dau. Nellie
is buried next to her parents.

After Ellen's death, John married
Cynthia Elizabeth (Duncan) Shelby
October 14, 1909 in Cleburne County.
She was b. in 1872 and died May 3
1911. She is buried in Mt. Pleasant
Cemetery located just outside of
Quitman, Arkansas.

They had one son, Franklin Shelby b.
May 3, 1911. Franklin married Carrie
Dancer on Feb. 18, 1932 in Faulkner
County, Arkansas. Franklin died in
California on May 27, 1977

Note: Cleburne County was
established in 1883 from a portion
of Van Buren County which included
the town of Quitman.

Family links: 
  Jesse Lay (1797 - 1876)
  Susan Pennington Martin Lay (1800 - 1877)
  Ellen PEARSON Lay (1843 - 1906)
  Cynthia Elizabeth Duncan Lay (1872 - 1918)*
  Claudia Clara Lay Adkisson (1870 - 1909)*
  Lesbia Jane Lay Fentem (1875 - 1968)*
  Nellie Lay (1878 - 1890)*
  Mary E. Lay Plant (1819 - 1913)*
  David Hardin Lay (1837 - 1896)*
  John Martin Lay (1842 - 1930)
*Calculated relationship
Goodloe Cemetery
Cleburne County
Arkansas, USA
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Originally Created by: Denise (Deni) Earle
Record added: Nov 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43934368
Capt John Martin Lay
Added by: Denise (Deni) Earle
Capt John Martin Lay
Added by: Denise (Deni) Earle
Capt John Martin Lay
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Added by: Denise (Deni) Earle
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