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
Levi Sampson Clayton
Rosie May Clayton
Howard Roy Clayton
Margaret Ruth Clayton
Mary Lou Clayton
Eddie Levi Clayton

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • Eddie Horton Altom


  • Susin Janetta Thomas




  • Maudie Lee Altom


  • Ruby M Altom


  • Female1909–1992Female

  • Pauline Altom


  • Charlie Leo Altom


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.

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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