Elizabeth Clayton

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Personal and Family Information

Elizabeth was born in 1784 in maybe Surry, North Carolina, the daughter of John Sr Clayton and Charity Banner.[Note 2]

She died in 1845 in probably Lincoln County Tennessee.

Her husband was Martin Flynt, who she married in BEF 1801 in Stokes County, North Carolina. Their five known children were John C (1802-1838), Thornton (1804->1880), Hastin (1806->1880), Thomas (1815-?) and Norris (1818-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Elizabeth Clayton
(1784-1845)

 

John Sr Clayton
(1759-1801)

 

Stephen Clayton
(1735-1819)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Mary Dennum
(1736-1821)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Charity Banner
(1764-1817)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth1784
Place: maybe Surry, North Carolina
Address: ancestry.com/trees
See Note 2
Death1845
Place: probably Lincoln County Tennessee
Census1820
Place: Lincoln County, Tennessee
Address: page 43, Lincoln County, roll 123 Widow Elizabeth Clayton Flynt listed on 1820 Lincoln County Census with eight children. Richard Flint nearby
Agency: Index to 1820 Census of Tennessee
Census1830
Place: Lincoln County, Tennessee
Age: of 40 and under 50
Address: Lincoln County page 277 Family number 13 Family number 14 is brother in law Richard Flynt
See Note 3
Census1840
Place: Lincoln County, Tennessee
Age: of 50 and under 60
Type: Elizabeth Flynt, head of family
Address: Lincoln County, microfilm page 52, District 12 nearby are Stephen, Tarpley, and Richard Flynt
Agency: Index of Tennessee Census, 1840
See Note 4
Will12 APR 1818
Place: Lincoln County, Tennessee
Address: Page 245 Inventory of Martin Flynt, deceased July 27, 1818 Richard Flynt Executor Page 270, Martin Flynt, deceased. Wife Elizabeth Flynt. mentiions his sons and daughters, but not by name. signed April 12, 1818. Executors: Richard Flynt and John C Flynt Witness: John Davis and Nancy Clayton Proven July 20, 1818
Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
Source: Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
Authors: Marsh 1989
Citation Date: 12 APR 1818
Page: Will Book and Inventories 1810, page 270
Event: Will of Martin Flynt
Role: named as wife
Text: Page 270, Martin Flynt, deceased. Wife Elizabeth Flynt. mentiions his sons and daughters, but not by same. signed April 12, 1818. Executors: Richard Flynt and John C Flynt Witness: John Davis and Nancy Clayton Proven July 20, 1818
Quality: Secondary

Other Event

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Notes

Note 1

Will of Martin Flynt Sex: M ID: I52080 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/

1818 Apr 12 - Lincoln Co., Tenn. Will of Martin Flynt:
In the name of God, Amen, I Martin Flynt of Lincoln County and state of Tennessee being weak in the body but perfect mind and memory do constitute this my last will and testamony in the manner and for following;
vis.
I give and bequeath to my beloved wife, Elizabeth the house and land which I now live on and all the negroes and stock of every description during her natural life or widowhood except each child is to have a negro about the same age as they marry or come of age and also a horse and cow and bed and furniture And it is also my wish for my sons all to have negro boys and my daughters negro girls if the negroes are not of equal value, for them of the lowest value to have some other property to make them all equal. I do also appoint Richard FIynt and John C. Flynt Executors of the above will given under my hand this 12th day of
April 1818.
Martin Flynt
John Davis
Nancy Clayton, Witnesses
1818 Jun 20 - Lincoln Co.,Tenn. The above will was probated

Marriage 1 Elizabeth Clayton b: ABT 1783 in Surry Co. NC

Note 2

estimated age from 1830 census, Thorton's age in 1850, and Richard's age.

Tarpley and Thornton born in NC per 1850 census

Note 3

Males: 1 bet 10-15, 1 bet 15-20, 3 bet 20-30

Females: 1 bet 10-15, 1 bet 20-30, 1 bet 40-50

no slaves

Note 4

Males: 1 bet 20-30, 3 bet 30-40

Females 1 bet 50-60

Sources

  1. Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
    Source: Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
    Authors: Marsh 1989
    Citation Date: 12 APR 1818
    Page: Will Book and Inventories 1810, page 270
    Event: Will of Martin Flynt
    Role: named as wife
    Text: Page 270, Martin Flynt, deceased. Wife Elizabeth Flynt. mentiions his sons and daughters, but not by same. signed April 12, 1818. Executors: Richard Flynt and John C Flynt Witness: John Davis and Nancy Clayton Proven July 20, 1818
    Quality: Secondary