Mary E. (Mollie) Clayton (also known as Margaret) (1851-1889) and Some of Her Descendants

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Mary E. (Mollie) Clayton

(also known as Margaret Clayton)
(1851-1889)

And Some of Her Descendants

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Maggie Clayton Bachman

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1. Mary E. ('Mollie') CLAYTON1,2,3,4,5,6 (pictured above--photo courtesy of Pat Sproat), second daughter and second child of Joseph Alvey CLAYTON and Margaret Amanda POOLE, was born on 20 Feb 1851 in Washington County, Texas.7,8 She married William Fletcher BACHMAN, son of John B. BACHMAN and Margaret Morris HUGHES, on 20 Jan 1874 in Navarro County, Texas.9,10,11,12,13,14 She died on 20 Jul 1889 in Dallas County, Texas, at age 38.15,16,17,18 She was buried in Cochran Chapel Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.19,20,21 Her name may have been Margaret. One source states that she was born on 15 Jul 1852 in Dallas County, Texas. One source states that she married William Fletcher BACHMAN on 19 Jan 1874 in Kerens, Navarro County, Texas.22,23,24

William Fletcher BACHMAN25,26 was born on 16 Sep 1846 in Delina, Marshall County, Tennessee.27,28,29 He died on 21 Apr 1911 in Dallas County, Texas, at age 64.30 He was buried in Cochran Chapel Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.31,32,33 He was educated at McKenzie College in Clarksville, Tennessee and was a school teacher for most of his adult life. He enlisted in Thomas's company of Nat Burford's regiment in the Confederate Army in 1863 and served until the end of the Civil War. (James Thomas was captain of Company K, which was raised in Dallas County, Texas, and Burford commanded the 19th Texas Cavalry Regiment, part of Parsons's Brigade. The 19th was for much of the war stationed in eastern Arkansas but spent some time in southeastern Missouri and northern Louisiana. It engaged with Union troops on several occasions.) His grave marker gives 13 Apr 1911 as the date of his death, and another source gives 20 Apr 1911.34,35,36,37

Children of Mary E. ('Mollie') CLAYTON and William Fletcher BACHMAN were:


Sources

 

1. Frank W. Johnson, A History of Texas and Texans, ed. Eugene C. Barker and Ernest William Winkler (Chicago, Ill.: The American Historical Society, 1914), vol. IV, p. 1727, s.v. "Mitchell S. Clayton" (naming Joseph A. Clayton, of Tennessee, as her father).
2. Susie Robinson, Corsicana, Tex., letter to Will Bachman, Los Angeles, California, 18 Sep 1938, The Dallas Quarterly, vol. XXXIII, pp. 237-38 (Dec 1987), pp. 5-6 (naming Joseph Alvey Clayton as her father).
3. Sam Houston Dixon and Louis Wiltz Kemp, The Heroes of San Jacinto (Houston, Tex.: The Anson Jones Press, 1932), p. 77 (naming Joseph Alvey Clayton as her father).
4. Frank W. Johnson, A History of Texas and Texans, above, vol. IV, p. 1727, s.v. "Mitchell S. Clayton" (naming Amanda (Poole) Clayton, of Tennessee, as her mother).
5. Susie Robinson, 18 Sep 1938 letter, above, pp. 5-6 (naming Amanda Poole as her mother).
6. Sam Houston Dixon & Louis Wiltz Kemp, The Heroes of San Jacinto, above, p. 77 (naming Amanda Poole as her mother).
7. Maggie Highnote, undated records (giving only the date and stating that she was born at 7:00 p.m.). These five pages are marked "Record from Family Bible (Clayton)" on one page and "Family Record" on another. Two pages are on letterhead of Charles H. Highnote, 616 S. 15th St., Corsicana, Tex. Some or all are thought to have been written by Mrs. Highnote from a family bible. The bible probably is now in the San Jacinto battlefield museum, near Houston, Texas. Joe Guthrie, Corsicana, Tex., provided copies to Roger Bartlett on 31 May 1973.
8. Supposition as to place, based on family's residence.
9. Navarro County, Texas Marriages, vol. 1, 1846-1888 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), p. 29 (citing Navarro County, Texas Marriage Records, vol. II, p. 146).
10. Maggie Highnote, undated records, above (stating that they married on 20 Jan 1874 without naming the place).
11. Frank W. Johnson, A History of Texas and Texans, above, vol. IV, p. 1727, s.v. "Mitchell S. Clayton" (not giving the date or place and giving his name as William H. Bachman).
12. Susie Robinson, 18 Sep 1938 letter, above, p. 6 (not giving the date or place).
13. Lynell Moss, computer files sent to Roger Bartlett, 31 Aug 2001 (stating that they married circa 1874 in Texas).
14. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976). Tom Ellis provided an electronic copy to Roger Bartlett on 5 Jul 2002 (not giving the date but identifying her as wife of William Fletcher Bachman and him as husband of Margaret Clayton Bachman in the compilers' notes).
15. Frank W. Johnson, A History of Texas and Texans, above, vol. IV, p. 1727, s.v. "Mitchell S. Clayton" (stating that she died in Dallas County, Texas without giving the date).
16. Sam Houston Dixon & Louis Wiltz Kemp, The Heroes of San Jacinto, above, p. 77 (not giving the date or place but stating that she was dead by 1932).
17. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above.
18. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman sent to Roger Bartlett, 11 Oct 2003 (stating that she died in Dallas County, Texas without giving the date).
19. Grave marker, Cochran Chapel Cemetery, Dallas, Tex. (common marker with William Fletcher Bachman).
20. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above.
21. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (giving her name as Margaret).
22. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (stating that she was born on 15 Jul 1852 in Dallas County, Texas).
23. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (giving her name as Margaret Clayton Bachman).
24. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (stating that they married on 19 Jan 1874 in Kerens, Navarro County, Texas).
25. Ibid. (naming John B. Bachman as his father).
26. Ibid. (naming Margaret Morris Hughes as his mother).
27. Anne Cochran, 3824 Pallos Verdas Dr., Dallas, Texas 75229, family group sheet, 18 Aug 2000 (giving the date and state).
28. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above.
29. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (giving only the date).
30. Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), 1903-40, vol. 3, p. 1042, file 7916.
31. Grave marker, Cochran Chapel Cemetery, Dallas, Tex. (common marker with Mary Clayton Bachman).
32. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above.
33. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above.
34. Ibid. (stating that he died on 13 Apr 1911).
35. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (giving his educational background, stating that he was a school teacher, identifying his Confederate Army enlistment [attributing information to records in the Texas State Archives], and stating that he died on 20 Apr 1911).
36. Ralph A. Wooster, Lone Star Regiments in Gray (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Press, 2002), pp. 183-92 (providing information about the 19th Texas Cavalry Regiment and Parsons's Brigade).
37. Anne J. Bailey, Between the Enemy and Texas: Parsons's Texas Cavalry in the Civil War (Fort Worth, Tex.: Texas Christian University Press, 1989), pp. 224-25 (providing information about the 19th Texas Cavalry Regiment and Parsons's Brigade).
38. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (naming William Fletcher Bachman as his father).
39. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (naming W. F. Bachman as his father in the compilers' notes).
40. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (naming William Fletcher Bachman as his father).
41. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (naming Mary E. ['Mollie'] Clayton as his mother).
42. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (naming M. C. Bachman as his mother in the compilers' notes).
43. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (naming Mary Elizabeth Clayton as his mother).
44. Maggie Highnote, undated records, above (giving the date but not naming the place).
45. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above.
46. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (giving the date but not naming the place).
47. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above.
48. Maggie Highnote, undated records, above (giving the date but not naming the place).
49. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above.
50. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (giving the date but not naming the place).
51. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above.
52. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above.
53. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above.
54. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (naming William Fletcher Bachman as her father).
55. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (naming William Fletcher Bachman as her father).
56. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (naming Mary E. ['Mollie'] Clayton as her mother).
57. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (naming Mary Elizabeth Clayton as her mother).
58. Maggie Highnote, undated records, above.
59. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above.
60. Ibid. (not giving the date or place of marriage but identifying her as wife of James Porter Cochran and him as husband of Annie Bachman Cochran in the compilers' notes).
61. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above.
62. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (giving the date but not naming the place).
63. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above.
64. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above.
65. Anne Cochran, family group sheet, 18 Aug 2000, above (stating that they married on 30 Aug 1904).
66. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (stating that she was born in Nov 1876 in Dallas County, Texas).
67. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (stating that she was born on 25 Sep 1878 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas).
68. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (naming William Fletcher Bachman as his father).
69. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (stating that he was the son of W. F. and M. C. Bachman).
70. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (naming William Fletcher Bachman as his father).
71. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (naming Mary E. ['Mollie'] Clayton as his mother).
72. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (stating that he was the son of W. F. and M. C. Bachman).
73. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (naming Mary Elizabeth Clayton as his mother).
74. Maggie Highnote, undated records, above (giving his name as Johnie Bachman and giving the date but not the place).
75. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (giving the date but not naming the place).
76. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above.
77. Maggie Highnote, undated records, above (giving his name as Johnie Bachman and giving the date but not the place).
78. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (giving the date but not naming the place).
79. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above.
80. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above.
81. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above.
82. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (naming William Fletcher Bachman as his father).
83. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (naming William Fletcher Bachman as his father).
84. Joe Guthrie, Corsicana, Tex., undated biography of Joseph Alvey Clayton, given to Roger Bartlett by Joe Guthrie 31 May 1973, p. 2 (naming Joseph Alvey Clayton and Amanda Poole as his grandparents).
85. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (naming Mary E. ['Mollie'] Clayton as his mother).
86. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (naming Mary Elizabeth Clayton as his mother).
87. Maggie Highnote, undated records, above.
88. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above.
89. Ibid.
90. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (stating that he was born in Nov 1882 in Dallas County, Texas).
91. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (stating that he was born on 19 Sep 1883 in Alvarado, Johnson County, Texas and providing information about his move to Oklahoma and his life there).
92. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (giving his name as William Bachman and naming William Fletcher Bachman as his father).
93. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (naming William Fletcher Bachman as his father).
94. California Death Records, online https://sites.rootsweb.com/rootsweb/graphics/ca.html, downloaded 1 Jun 2000 (stating that his mother's maiden name was Clayton).
95. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (giving his name as William Bachman and naming Mary E. ['Mollie'] Clayton as his mother).
96. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (naming Mary Elizabeth Clayton as his mother).
97. Maggie Highnote, undated records, above (giving the date but not the place and stating that it was cold when he was born).
98. Social Security Death Records, online http://www.ancestry.com, downloaded 19 Jan 1998 (giving the date but not the place).
99. California Death Records, online https://sites.rootsweb.com/rootsweb/graphics/ca.html, downloaded 1 Jun 2000 (giving the date but not the place).
100. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above.
101. Ibid.
102. Social Security Death Records, online http://www.ancestry.com, above, downloaded 19 Jan 1998 (stating that he died in Oct 1966; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Los Angeles, California when he died).
103. California Death Records, online https://sites.rootsweb.com/rootsweb/graphics/ca.html, downloaded 1 Jun 2000 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Cuba, California when he died).
104. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above.
105. Ibid.
106. Joe Guthrie, biography Joseph Alvey Clayton, above, p. 2 (stating that he lived in Los Angeles, California).
107. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (stating that he lived in Los Angeles, California and worked for movie studios, including Lansky Studios).
108. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (naming William Fletcher Bachman as her father).
109. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (naming W. F. Bauchman as her father in compilers' notes).
110. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (naming William Fletcher Bachman as her father).
111. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above (naming Mary E. ['Mollie'] Clayton as her mother).
112. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (naming M. C. Bauchman as her mother in compilers' notes).
113. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (naming Mary Elizabeth Clayton as her mother).
114. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above.
115. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (giving the date but not naming the place).
116. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above.
117. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above.
118. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above (giving the date but not naming the place).
119. Pat Sproat, chart of descendants of John Bachman, above (giving the date but not naming the place).
120. Lynell Moss, 31 Aug 2001 computer files, above.
121. Anna Baker & Anne Cochran, Cochran Chapel Cemetery (1976), above.


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