Nita Edna Altom

1909–1992 (Age 83)
Texas, United States

The Life of Nita Edna

When Nita Edna Altom was born on 2 February 1909, in Texas, United States, her father, Eddie Horton Altom, was 28 and her mother, Susin Janetta Thomas, was 27. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Levi Sampson Clayton. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Hopkins, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 May 1992, at the age of 83, and was buried in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nita Edna Altom
1909–1992
Levi Sampson Clayton
1900–1999
Rosie May Clayton
1928–2012
Howard Roy Clayton
1929–2000
Margaret Ruth Clayton
1930–2002
Mary Lou Clayton
1934–2006
Eddie Levi Clayton
1941–2015

Spouse & Children

children

(5)

Parents & Siblings

  • Eddie Horton Altom

    Male1881–1934Male

  • Susin Janetta Thomas

    Female1881–1914Female

siblings

(5)

  • Maudie Lee Altom

    Female1906–1983Female

  • Ruby M Altom

    Female1907–1961Female

  • Female1909–1992Female

  • Pauline Altom

    Female1910–Female

  • Charlie Leo Altom

    Male1911–1970Male

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 5

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1931

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Probably one of several variants of English Halton or Alton , but it could also be an altered form of English Altham, which is a habitational name from Altham in Whalley, Lancashire, named in Old English as ‘river meadow (hamm) of the swans (elfitu)’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edna Clayton in household of Elis Clayton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna Clayton in household of L S Clayton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna Altom in entry for Clayton, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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