Saturday, June 12, 2010

Albert & Martha Clayton

Albert Anderson Clayton, 1876-1952
Martha Ann Welch Clayton, 1886-1967

Descendants of Albert and Martha are gathering on this day for a family reunion in Sikeston, Missouri. May God's blessings be with you. Below are newspaper items which appeared in Itawamba's newspapers throughout the years and give us a small glimpse into the lives of the Clayton family.

Itawamba County News
October 22, 1908
Local News
Mr. Albert Clayton of Tilden was here on business Monday

Itawamba County News
June 15, 1911
Social Gleanings
"Mr. Albert Clayton and family of Tilden, visited relatives here Saturday and Sunday."

Itawamba County News
June 18, 1914
Tilden News
Mr. Ellis Welch and family visited Mr. Albert Clayton and family Saturday night.

Itawamba County News
January 24, 1923
Jury List
Fifth District - A. A. Clayton

Fulton News Beacon
February 5, 1931
Pleasant Site News
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Clayton visited her parents Saturday night and Sunday.

Fulton News Beacon
July 2, 1931
Tilden News
Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Dulaney visited Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Clayton Sunday.

Fulton News Beacon
June 22, 1933
Harden's Chapel news
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Clayton and his brother Ted, spent Saturday night and Sunday with Rev. W. L. Doan and family. [My note: Albert's only brother was John Allen Clayton, not sure who Ted could be!]

Fulton News Beacon
June 12, 1941
Local Happenings
Mrs. Earnest Dulaney is spending this week with Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Clayton of Steele, Mo.

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