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Jesse Alexander CLAYTON * Jensie CANADA

Jesse Alexander Clayton was born about 1817 in Georgia. He married Jensie Canada on 6 March 1833 in Meriwether County, Georgia. Jensie was born about 1820, also in Georgia. Jensie and Alexander are found in Tallapoosa County by 1850. In 1855, Jensie has died and Alexander has 4 children under 21 years of age in the household. By 1860, Alexander is found living with Nathan and Martha Canada Ward. Martha is thought to be a sister of Jensie. We can assume that Jensie died sometime between 1850 and 1855.

It is not known what happened to Alexander. Did he remarry? A marriage has been found in Tallapoosa County - Alexander Clayton married Jane McMann on 3 October 1869, bondsman was Joseph Knox.

Known children:

1855 Tallapoosa County Special Census

CLATON ALEX Beat #6 males under 21:2 males over 21:1 females under 21:2

1860 Tallapoosa County, Alabama Census, Page 182
Nathan Ward 62 m farmer Georgia
Martha 52 f Georgia
Almeda 22 f Georgia
Jesse 12 m Alabama
Martha 8 f Alabama
Rachel Baker 18 f Alabama
Alexander Clayton 50 m farm laborer Georgia

Possible children of Jesse CANADA

Mary Ann CANADA Martha Elizabeth "Patsy" CANADA Lemuel CANADA Sallie Sarah CANADA
Possible brother of Jesse Canada Caleb CANADY


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