Mary Christine Clopton

25 December 1921–31 July 1985 (Age 63)
Watertown, Wilson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Christine

When Mary Christine Clopton was born on 25 December 1921, in Watertown, Wilson, Tennessee, United States, her father, William James Clopton, was 48 and her mother, Josie Bell Baskette, was 34. She lived in Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 31 July 1985, at the age of 63, and was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William James Clopton
Josie Bell Baskette
Mary Christine Clopton

Parents and Siblings

    William James Clopton





World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 10

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Essex, Suffolk, and Warwickshire, named Clopton from Old English clopp(a) ‘rock’, ‘hill’ + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Clopton in household of James Clopton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Clopton, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Mary Catherine Clopton, "Find A Grave Index"

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