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49. Anthony CLOPTON was born on 28 June 1770 in Goochland County, Virginia.46,47 He died on 17 July 1848 at the age of 78 in DeSoto County, Mississippi.64

Baptized St. Northam Parish 25 Dec 1770

Married in Davidson County TN 24 May 1804 Rhoda Hoggatt. Children, all but eldest, born in Davidson County TN: John Hoggatt, Benjamin Michaux, Agnes Watkins Morgan, Evelina Whitlock, Elizabeth Hoggatt, William Anthony, James Wilford, Virginia Susanne, Mary

1830 Census. Davidson Co TN
Anthony Clopton: 1m 10-15, 2m 20-30, 1m 30-40, 1m 60-70. 1f 5-10, 1f 10-15, 3f 15-20, 1f 40-50.

1840 Census. Tipton Co, TN
Anthony Clopton: 1m age 60-70. 1f 10-15, 1f 15-20 9 slaves.

Died at the home of his dau Elizabeth (Mrs. Frank A. Owens)
Buried Clopton Cemetery, Clopton, Tipton Co, TN along with wife Rhoda - there is a memorial stone, likely their graves unmarked.
Find A Grave Memorial# 15663871

Anthony CLOPTON and Rhoda HOGGATT were married on 23 May 1804 in Davidson County, Tennessee.52 Rhoda HOGGATT was born on 23 December 1785 in Buckingham County, Virginia.52 She died on 23 November 1831 at the age of 45 in Tipton County, Tennessee.52

Buried on the Clopton Homestead, Tipton Co TN.

Anthony CLOPTON and Rhoda HOGGATT had the following children:

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John Hoggatt CLOPTON52 was born on 23 April 1805 in Virginia.52 He died on 31 August 1856 at the age of 51 in Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas.52

Married Matilda Drake, 25 Mar 1830.

Buried Phillips County, AR.

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Benjamin Michaux CLOPTON.

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Agnes Watkins Morgan CLOPTON was born on 28 June 1808 in Davidson County, Tennessee.52

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Evelina Whitlock CLOPTON was born on 19 February 1810 in Davidson County, Tennessee.52

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Elizabeth Hoggatt CLOPTON was born on 28 February 1811 in Davidson County, Tennessee.52

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William Anthony CLOPTON was born on 24 August 1813 in Davidson County, Tennessee.52

I believe this is William:

1850 Census. Bastrop Co TX
William A. Clopton, age 35, b. TN. Kissiah, age 17, b. TN
[living next door to his brother Benjamin but in the household of Larkin B. Moore]

1860 Census. Bastrop Co TX, Precinct 7, Hh 463
William Clopton, age 45, Cartwright, b. TN
Mary K., age 28, b. TN
Children born in Texas: Mary 8, William 10, Amanda 6, Willford 4, Benjamin 1.

http://www.cloptonfamily.org/d_hist/hamer002.html
With several compatriot Tennesseans including his older brother, Benjamin Michaux Clopton, William A. Clopton came to Texas and to Bastrop in 1837, arriving in the crucial era of the building and preservation of the new Republic of Texas.
...he married Mary Kay Moore (6/15/1832-10/23/1898) in 1848. They had seven children: William Anthony, Jr., Mary Elizabeth, Amanda Augusta, Benjamin Mitchell, James Wilford, Jane Hill, and Charles.

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James Wilford CLOPTON was born on 29 June 1815 in Davidson County, Tennessee.52

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Virginia Susanne CLOPTON was born on 30 October 1817 in Davidson County, Tennessee.52 She died on 4 February 1854 at the age of 36 in DeSoto County, Mississippi.

Find A Grave Memorial# 78468844
Burial unknown.
Married name was Lane and two children are linked:
VirginiaSchylleene Lane (1844-1860)
Anthony Clopton Lane (1847-1883)

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Mary CLOPTON was born on 21 April 1821 in Davidson County, Tennessee.52