Delila Clayton

8 February 1852–
Lawrence, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Delila

When Delila Clayton was born on 8 February 1852, in Lawrence, Tennessee, United States, her father, William John Clayton, was 45 and her mother, Lucinda Virginia O'Jane McGee, was 23.

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Family Time Line

William John Clayton
1806–1885
Lucinda Virginia O'Jane McGee
1828–1912
Jeremiah Clayton
1849–1937
Joseph Strickland Clayton
1850–
Delila Clayton
1852–
Mary Adline Clayton
1853–
Nancy Elizabeth Clayton
1855–1902
Martha Angeline Clayton
1857–1934
Richard C Clayton
1859–1920
Elisa Emaline Clayton
1862–
George Washington Clayton
1864–1950
Lucinda Virginia Clayton
1866–
Melissa Ann Clayton
1868–1950
Thomas Jefferson Clayton
1870–
Jobe Columbus Clayton
1874–1963

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 10

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 34

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places, in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire, and elsewhere, named Clayton, from Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Delila Clayton in household of Wm Clayton, "United States Census, 1860"

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