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Delilah Drakeford was  born in1793 and died Feb. 2, 1878 . She married Patrick Layton. They moved to Bethany in Pickens Co., AL from Kershaw District , SC ca. 1840. Patrick Layton died in 1851 and is buried in Bethany Cemetery . In 1860 Delilah was living with Nathaniel and Margaret Drakeford West. Delilah moved to Carroll Co., MS with the West family where she died in 1878.

Two children of Patrick and Delilah Layton were: Sarah Elizabeth Layton, who was married to Alfred Peach in Olney , AL on Nov. 20, 1855 , by Rev. Alexander M. Hanks. This couple moved to Saltillo , MS and are buried there; and Susanna Caroline Layton, who married Lewis Kenard Gardner. See Gardner

                                                                      Patrick Layton Land Grant

Township      Range       Part of Section        Sect.        Acres 100ths        Date                Cert. No.

     22                15W        NE1/4 of SE 1/4          24           44   02 1/2         1-10-1838             23345
Sarah Elizabeth Layton Peach