Sarah Frances Clayton

24 October 1874–7 November 1963 (Age 89)
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Frances

When Sarah Frances Clayton was born on 24 October 1874, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, her father, William H. Clayton, was 35 and her mother, Eliza Hedden, was 45. She married Robert Edward Hobgood on 5 September 1894, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 2, Clay, Kentucky, United States for about 5 years. She died on 7 November 1963, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Mount Pisgah Church Cemetery, Bremen, Logan, Kentucky, United States.

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Robert Edward Hobgood
Sarah Frances Clayton
Marriage: 5 September 1894
Alexander Haywood Hobgood
Macel Ann Hobgood
Arthur Joel Hobgood
Mary Lou Hobgood
Ollie Mae Hobgood
Oliver Clay Hobgood
Boyd Randel Hobgood
John Franklin Hobgood
William Edward Hobgood
Mary L. Hobgood

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  • Marriage
    5 September 1894Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 1
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1881 · Center of Stove Manufacturing
    Age 7
    "During the late 19th century, cast-iron stove manufacturing became Detroit's top industry and later the city received the nickname, ""Stove Capital of the World."""
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 24
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

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

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Sarah F Hobgood in household of Robert E Hobgood, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Sarah Clayton in entry for Alfred W Warner and Mary Lou Hopgood, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Sarah Clayton in entry for Arthur Jewell Habgood, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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