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Ellen Fields Claxton
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Birth: Jun., 1847
Alabama, USA
Death: 1928
Texas, USA

Ellen Claxton is the second wife of William C. Claxton and is buried right next to him.

Ellen's gravestone says " Mrs. W.C. Claxton 1847-1928"
Block B-11, Row 6, Grave Space 6

"I" came from W.C. Claxton's FIRST wife, Lenora A. Thomas who died while having my Great grandfather, William "E" Claxton-son of W.C. Claxton.

ABILENE DAILY REPORTER July 16, 1930 page 11

Aged Hawley Woman Dead

Mrs. Ellen Claxton, 81 years old and a resident of Texas since 1894 died at the home of her son D.T. Claxton near Hawley at 11:15 last night.
Her death was preceeded by an illness of about 10 days.

The funeral service will be heald at the Round Mound Cemetery at 3 o clock this afternoon and Mrs. Claxton will be laid in a grave beside her husband who died five years ago.

Born in Alabama, Mrs. Claxton came to Texas in 1894 to spend the first eleven years in this state in Ellis County. At the end of that time the family moved to this section.

She is survived by four sons and three daughters. W.R and G.W. Claxton of Abilene; D.T. and J.H. Claxton of Hawley; Mrs. Jim C. Walker and Mrs. W. M. Harris of Nugent, and Mrs. W.T Carver, Jackson, Tenn.

Laughter Undertaking company were in charge of funeral arrangements.

ABILENE MORNING NEWS July 17, 1930 page 6 also has an obit on her but the only difference in the two is that this one on the 17th from
the Morning News says she died "TUESDAY"


I can't figure out who "W.R." is.

The "G.W. Claxton mentioned above is George W., HALF brother of William E. Claxton & son of W.C. Claxton.

The "D.T. Claxton listed above is Daniel Tillman Claxton, HALF brother of William E. Claxton & son of W.C. Claxton.

An obit for from the Abilene Reporter page 3 dated 9-17-1937 for Charlie H. Stevens who died 9-16-1937 says his daughter was Mrs. J.H. Claxton (Annie Stevens Claxton)
. J.H. Claxton is James Hughie Claxton and he is the HALF brother of William C. Claxton & the son of W.C. Claxton.

The Mrs. Jim C. Walker listed in the obit above is LIZZIE CLAXTON, HALF sister to William E Claxton and daughter to W.C. Claxton..

An obit from the Abilene Reporter Newspaper page 7 dated 4-11-1939 for Fannie Harris who died 4-10-1939 says ""Fannie"" was Mrs. W. M. Harris.

An obit from the Abilene Morning News dated 10-9-1934 for William M. Harris who died 10-8-1934 says his wife was the former Miss Fannie WHITE (Mrs. W.M. Harris) Obits show CLAXTONS as her siblings. Not sure how her maiden name is White when her siblings names were Claxton..

Carrie Carver was William E. Claxton's HALF sister & the daughter of W.C. Claxton.

According to her obituary, her date of death was July 14, 1930 and her funeral date was July 16, 1930. . .
According to her tombstone, her death date was 1928. 
Family links: 
  William C. Claxton (1851 - 1923)
  Lizzie Ann Claxton Walker (1882 - 1953)*
*Calculated relationship
Round Mound Cemetery
Jones County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block B-11, Row 6, Grave Space 6
Created by: Cylvia CLAXTON
Record added: Jul 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14803161
Ellen <i>Fields</i> Claxton
Added by: Jim & Judy Harlan
Ellen <i>Fields</i> Claxton
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Rest In Peace.
- Clara SoRelle Perry
 Added: Jul. 28, 2012

- Cylvia CLAXTON
 Added: Aug. 28, 2010

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