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Daniel “Cobra” Clayton

Death unknown
Burial Van Meter, Dallas County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 93083342 · View Source
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The following information quoted from:

"Daniel Clayton of Virginia and His Descendants," by Jim Clayton of Burlington, NC. 1996

Daniel "Cobra", son of Thomas and Sarah Coleman Clayton sold his property, on the headwaters of Mayo Creek,
and left Person County in 1834.
He was bound for lands near Bedford, in Lawrence County, Indiana.
He married Anna Crews on 22 January 1798.
Anna was the sister of William's wife Rachel.
They were the daughters of Hardy Crews.
The Crews were Quakers.
Cobra's bondsman was his first cousin Daniel "Cook" Clayton.
Daniel and Anna's daughters were Susan, Kisia Ann, Median and Kisia Martha.
Their sons were John, Benjamin, Simeon, Alexander and William.
Around 1853, Daniel and Anna left Indiana for Dallas County, Iowa with other family members.
Record keepers for the family of Daniel and Anna Crews Clayton name Clayton Graveyard, near Van Meter, Iowa as their final resting place."

Other information:
Shawswick Twp., Lawrence Co.,IN
Enumerated Sep 12, 1850
Dwelling 1167 Family 1167
CLAYTON, Daniel - age 81, Farmer, RealVal $1000, b:NC
CLAYTON, Ann - age 70, b:NC
CLAYTON, Medi A. age 40, female, b:NC
CLAYTON, Alexander age 38, Farmer, b:NC

(they have not been located in Iowa or Indiana in 1860)

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  • Created by: Janet S. Endris
  • Added: 5 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 93083342
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel “Cobra” Clayton (unknown–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93083342, citing Clayton Cemetery, Van Meter, Dallas County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Janet S. Endris (contributor 46537104) .