Eleanor Clayton

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Personal and Family Information

Eleanor was born on 28 APR 1787 in Surry County, North Carolina, the daughter of John Sr Clayton and Charity Banner.

She died on 29 NOV 1839 in Hardeman County, Tennessee.

Her husband was Richard 5 Flynt, who she married on 29 SEP 1807 in Stokes County, North Carolina. Their ten known children were Stephen Clayton (1808-1869), Sarah Martin (1810-1885), Elizabeth D. (1812-<1844), Charity Caroline (1815-1870), Fountain F (1817-c1861), Lousia (1820-1820), Joseph B (1821-1847), Mary P (1824-1871), Richard Jr (1826-1857) and Susan Ann (1831-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Eleanor Clayton
(1787-1839)

 

John Sr Clayton
(1759-1801)

 

Stephen Clayton
(1735-1819)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Mary Dennum
(1736-1821)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Charity Banner
(1764-1817)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth28 APR 1787
Place: Surry County, North Carolina
Address: ancestry.com/trees
Death29 NOV 1839
Place: Hardeman County, Tennessee
Address: grave stone
Obit-Flynt, Richard 1844, Eleanor 1839
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Census1830
Place: Lincoln County, Tennessee
Age: of 40 and under 50
Type: free white female
Address: Lincoln County page 277 family number 14, Flint, Richard
BurialNOV 1839
Place: Hardeman County, Tennessee
Age: 52
Address: Mt Comfort Cemetery, 4.6 miles west of Hickory Valley, Hardeman County,Tennessee. N35° 09.887’ W89° 10.724’ wife of Richard http://www.bookofbowie.net/MtComfort.html
Cemetery Records of Hardeman County Tennessee, Vol VI http://files.usgwarchives.org/tn/hardeman/cemeteries/mtcomfort.txt
Source: Cemetery Records of Hardeman County Tennessee, Vol VI http://files.usgwarchives.org/tn/hardeman/cemeteries/mtcomfort.txt
Publisher: http://www.bookofbowie.net/MtComfort.html

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Obit-Flynt, Richard 1844, Eleanor 1839
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Notes

Note 1

[NI1405] Listed on 1800 Stokes County North Carolina U.S. Census with one child under 10;

went to Davidson County, Tennessee in 1805;

bought land on Lynn Creek in Giles County on 28 December 1810.

On Giles County Tax list 1812, served in Davis Battalion, West Tennessee Militia, War of 1812,

sold land in Giles County 5 August 1814 and moved to Lincoln County; made last will and testament on 20 July 1818.

Widow Elizabeth Clayton Flynt listed on 1820 Lincoln County Census with eight children.

[NI1409] The family of Haston Flynt, who died in 1804, moved to Giles County, Tennessee.

They had three children. Meredith Flynt, first cousin to Haston, was appointed guardian of the children.

Meredith died in Giles County in 1814 and James McDonald was appointed their guardian. News & Echoes, April 1989, p. 7.

Sources

  1. Flynt Family History and Genelogy Online ......not reliable.... but source notes have usable info.
    Source: Flynt Family History and Genelogy Online ......not reliable.... but source notes have usable info.
    Authors: Lorien Gunsallus, FlyntPage@aol.com ......not reliable.... but source notes have usable info.
    Publisher: http://members.tripod.com/flyntgenealogy/ Flynt,wwwNotes.mwd www.fmoran.com/flynt.html
  2. Cemetery Records of Hardeman County Tennessee, Vol VI http://files.usgwarchives.org/tn/hardeman/cemeteries/mtcomfort.txt
    Source: Cemetery Records of Hardeman County Tennessee, Vol VI http://files.usgwarchives.org/tn/hardeman/cemeteries/mtcomfort.txt
    Publisher: http://www.bookofbowie.net/MtComfort.html