James Clayton of North Carolina and His Descendants in the Old South-west
Quill Publications, 1993 - 496 pages
Thomas Clayton (1755-1820) was born in Hyde County, North Carolina, the son of James Clayton (d. 1783) and grandson of James Clayton (d. 1762). He married Sarah Delamar (1765-1818), daughter of Capt. Francis Delamar, a Revolutionary War soldier, in 1784. They had eight children, 1787-1807, all but the youngest born in Craven County, North Carolina. The family migrated to Hancock County, Georgia, in 1804. He gave his land in Hancock County to two of his sons in 1816 and moved to land in Pulaski County, Georgia. Descendants listed lived in Georgia, Alabama, and elsewhere.
acres Alabama arrive August Aunt Barbour Bible Bonner Book born bought Bowry to church brother buried busy Caleb Carruthers Cemetery Chambers County child church Columbus cotton County Cousin Creek daughter Dear death December deed Delamar Delamar Clayton died dinner Elizabeth Emily Eufaula farm father February Finished four Georgia given gone Hancock County Hawkinsville hear Henry home all day hope hundred James Clayton Jane Jeter John Johnston Joseph July June Lafayette land last night later letter lived look March Margaret married Mary miles Miss Montgomery morning mother moved negroes Nelson Clayton North Carolina November October Opelika Pa's plantation Pope Pulaski County rain received records returned Sally Sarah sent sewing sick sister slaves sold spent started Susan Thomas Clayton took Turner Uncle Weather wife