James Clement Brown

M, ID# 22652, b. 23 November 1934, d. 27 December 1995
  • Note*: He was a retired account manager for Huntington Group and a retired Air Force master sergeant. He served in the Vietnam War.6

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 5 Dec 2020

Family: Judy Ann French b. 4 Jul 1947, d. 1 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S1463] United States Social Security Death Index, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for James C. Brown (giving the date but not the place).
  2. [S1769] Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999, online at https://www.familysearch.org, marriage record for Judy A. Sharp and James C. Brown, viewed on 4 Dec 2020 (giving the date and the place).
  3. [S1773] Obituary for Judy French Brown, Courier-Journal, Louisville, Ky., 4 Jan 2013, online at https://tinyurl.com/y3xtxfkl, viewed on 4 Dec 2020 (not giving the date or the place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Judy Ann French Brown, memorial no. 103104463, viewed on 4 Dec 2020 (giving the year but not the place).
  5. [S1463] United States Social Security Death Index, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for James C. Brown (giving the date and the place).
  6. [S1774] Obituary for James C. Brown, The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky, 29 Dec 1995, p. 12, col. 3, online at newspapers.com, https://tinyurl.com/yyzdc4og, viewed on 4 Dec 2020.
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for James C. Brown, memorial no. 195666985, viewed on 5 Dec 2020 (giving the month and year but not the place).
  8. [S1774] Obituary for James C. Brown, online, above (naming the cemetery but not including the grave number).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for James C. Brown, memorial no. 195666985, viewed on 5 Dec 2020 (including the grave number).

Creed Clopton

M, ID# 22656, b. 31 December 1915, d. 23 April 2009
  • Note*: • He enlisted in the U.S. Army on 14 Oct 1941 with a grammar school education.
    • He was a retired union iron worker, having worked at Padgett Steel Fabricators. He was a member of Penile Missionary Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky.16,17,18

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 9 Dec 2020

Family 1: Alberta E. Eans b. 26 Jun 1928, d. 29 Apr 1966

Family 2: Alene Gardner b. 26 Feb 1921, d. 7 Oct 1999

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp. 161, 187 (naming Willard Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 161 (naming Cora Ellen Beauchamp as his mother).
  3. [S1463] United States Social Security Death Index, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Creed Clopton, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 187.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Creed Clopton, memorial no. 92116291, viewed on 7 Dec 2020.
  6. [S1781] Marriage record for Creed Clopton and Alberta Evelyn Eans, in Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954 collection, online at www.familysearch.org, https://tinyurl.com/y5nb4jyp, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 The index says they were married in Meade, Ky. on 22 Oct 1948, but the record of marriage certificate at the bottom of the image of the original document accompanying the index says they were married at Greensburg, Ky. on 23 Oct 1948.
  7. [S1779] Obituary for Creed Clopton, The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky, 26 Apr 2009, p. B6, col. 3, online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/181468128/, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (not giving the date or the place).
  8. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 187 (stating that they married in June 1947 [sic] in Green County, Ky.).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Creed Clopton, memorial no. 92116291, viewed on 7 Dec 2020 (not giving the date or the place).
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Alberta E. Eans Clopton, memorial no. 172480762, viewed on 7 Dec 2020 (not giving the date or the place).
  11. [S1779] Obituary for Creed Clopton, online, above.
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Alene Gardner Clopton, memorial no. 78060816, viewed on 9 Dec 2020.
  13. [S1463] United States Social Security Death Index, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Creed Clopton, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (stating that he died in Louisville, Ky.).
  14. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Creed Clopton, memorial no. 92116291, viewed on 7 Dec 2020 (giving the place but not the date).
  15. [S1779] Obituary for Creed Clopton, online, above (giving the date and the place).
  16. [S1779] Obituary for Creed Clopton, online, above (not giving the date or his educational level) (first bullet).
  17. [S1598] United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Creed Clopton, serial no. 35109520, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (first bullet).
  18. [S1779] Obituary for Creed Clopton, online, above (second bullet).
  19. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Phillip Eans Clopton, memorial no. 14759846, viewed on 8 Dec 2020 (naming Creed Clopton as his father).
  20. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Creed Clopton, memorial no. 92116291, viewed on 7 Dec 2020 (naming Creed Clopton as his father).
  21. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 187 (naming Creed Clopton as his father).

Alberta E. Eans

F, ID# 22657, b. 26 June 1928, d. 29 April 1966

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes her obituary, is here.
  • Last Edited: 9 Dec 2020

Family: Creed Clopton b. 31 Dec 1915, d. 23 Apr 2009

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 187 (giving the month and the city).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Alberta E. Eans Clopton, memorial no. 172480762, viewed on 7 Dec 2020 (giving the date and the place).
  3. [S1781] Marriage record for Creed Clopton and Alberta Evelyn Eans, in Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954 collection, online at www.familysearch.org, https://tinyurl.com/y5nb4jyp, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 The index says they were married in Meade, Ky. on 22 Oct 1948, but the record of marriage certificate at the bottom of the image of the original document accompanying the index says they were married at Greensburg, Ky. on 23 Oct 1948.
  4. [S1779] Obituary for Creed Clopton, The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky, 26 Apr 2009, p. B6, col. 3, online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/181468128/, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (not giving the date or the place).
  5. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 187 (stating that they married in June 1947 [sic] in Green County, Ky.).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Creed Clopton, memorial no. 92116291, viewed on 7 Dec 2020 (not giving the date or the place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Alberta E. Eans Clopton, memorial no. 172480762, viewed on 7 Dec 2020 (not giving the date or the place).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Alberta E. Eans Clopton, memorial no. 172480762, viewed on 7 Dec 2020.
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Phillip Eans Clopton, memorial no. 14759846, viewed on 8 Dec 2020 (naming Alberta E. Eans as his mother).
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Alberta E. Eans Clopton, memorial no. 172480762, viewed on 7 Dec 2020 (naming Alberta E. Eans as his mother).
  11. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 187 (naming Alberta Eans as his mother).

Phillip Eans Clopton

M, ID# 22658, b. 10 June 1950, d. 26 April 1990
  • Note*: He served as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army.8

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 9 Dec 2020

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Phillip Eans Clopton, memorial no. 14759846, viewed on 8 Dec 2020 (naming Creed Clopton as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Creed Clopton, memorial no. 92116291, viewed on 7 Dec 2020 (naming Creed Clopton as his father).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 187 (naming Creed Clopton as his father).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Phillip Eans Clopton, memorial no. 14759846, viewed on 8 Dec 2020 (naming Alberta E. Eans as his mother).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Alberta E. Eans Clopton, memorial no. 172480762, viewed on 7 Dec 2020 (naming Alberta E. Eans as his mother).
  6. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 187 (naming Alberta Eans as his mother).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Phillip Eans Clopton, memorial no. 14759846, viewed on 8 Dec 2020.
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Phillip Eans Clopton, memorial no. 14759846, viewed on 8 Dec 2020 (according to information on his gravestone, which is pictured with this memorial).

Michael Gregory ('Mike') Clopton

M, ID# 22659, b. 5 July 1955, d. 20 May 2016
  • Note*: "Mike enjoyed the study of genealogy and was a member of the Filson Club. He was a member of the Peniel Missionary Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky."4

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes his obituary, is here.
  • Last Edited: 8 Dec 2020

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 187 (naming Creed Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 187 (naming Alberta Eans as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 187.
  4. [S1778] Obituary for Michael Gregory ('Mike') Clopton, online at findagrave.com, https://tinyurl.com/y5d62zxc, viewed on 8 Dec 2020.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Michael Gregory 'Mike' Clopton, memorial no. 162950227, viewed on 8 Dec 2020.
  6. [S1778] Obituary for Michael Gregory ('Mike') Clopton, online, above (giving the date and the place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Michael Gregory 'Mike' Clopton, memorial no. 162950227, viewed on 8 Dec 2020 (giving the place but not the date).

Alene Gardner

F, ID# 22660, b. 26 February 1921, d. 7 October 1999

Alene Gardner Clopton's gravestone, Mount Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery, Mount Sherman, Kentucky, from www.findagrave.com.
  • Note*: She was a retired licensed practical nurse and a member of Penile Baptist Church.10

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 9 Dec 2020

Family: Creed Clopton b. 31 Dec 1915, d. 23 Apr 2009

Citations

  1. [S1780] Obituary for Alene G. Clopton, The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky, 8 Oct 1999, p. B5, col. 1, online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/110488229/, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (stating that she was a native of LaRue County, Ky.; not giving the date but stating that she was seventy-eight years old when she died in October 1999).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Alene Gardner Clopton, memorial no. 78060816, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (stating that she was born on 2 Feb 1921 in Kentucky).
  3. [S1779] Obituary for Creed Clopton, The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky, 26 Apr 2009, p. B6, col. 3, online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/181468128/, viewed on 9 Dec 2020.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Creed Clopton, memorial no. 92116291, viewed on 7 Dec 2020.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Alene Gardner Clopton, memorial no. 78060816, viewed on 9 Dec 2020.
  6. [S1780] Obituary for Alene G. Clopton, online, above (stating that she died on 8 Oct 1999 [sic] at her home).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Alene Gardner Clopton, memorial no. 78060816, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (stating that she died on 7 Oct 1999 [sic] in Louisville, Ky.).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Alene Gardner Clopton, memorial no. 78060816, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (giving the place but not the date).
  9. [S1780] Obituary for Alene G. Clopton, online, above (giving the date and the place).
  10. [S1780] Obituary for Alene G. Clopton, online, above.

George Washington Clopton

M, ID# 22662, b. 14 September 1858, d. 30 November 1918
  • Note*: • According to his Find A Grave memorial, he was born in 1858 in Hart County, Kentucky. His death certificate says he was born on 14 Sep 1858 in Kentucky but does not specify a town or a county.
    • However, a family history says he was born in 1859 in Magnolia, LaRue County, Kentucky.
    • He was a farmer.
    • He died of "septic peritonitis following accidental internal injuries."16,17,18

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 11 Dec 2020

Family: Elizabeth ('Betty') Walters b. 13 Nov 1861, d. 27 Sep 1917

Citations

  1. [S1783] Certificate of death (Kentucky State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 35109 for Geo. W. Clopton, Willard Clopton, informant, filed with Bureau of Vital Statistics on 6 Dec 1918, image online at familysearch.org, https://tinyurl.com/y3vcno9z, viewed on 10 Dec 2020 (naming J. R Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 123 (naming John Robert Clopton as his father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for George Washington Clopton, memorial no. 14758145, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (naming John Robert Clopton as his father).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John Robert Clopton, memorial no. 14758174, viewed on 10 Dec 2020 (naming John Robert Clopton as his father).
  5. [S1783] Certificate of death for Geo. W. Clopton, online, above (naming Sarah J. Turner as his mother).
  6. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 123 (naming Sarah J. _____ as his mother).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for George Washington Clopton, memorial no. 14758145, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (naming Sarah Jane Turner as his mother).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Sarah Jane Turner Clopton, memorial no. 14759861, viewed on 10 Dec 2020 (naming Sarah Jane Turner as his mother).
  9. [S1783] Certificate of death for Geo. W. Clopton, online, above (giving the date and stating that he was born in Kentucky without naming the county).
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for George Washington Clopton, memorial no. 14758145, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (giving the date and the county).
  11. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for George Washington Clopton, memorial no. 14758145, viewed on 9 Dec 2020.
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Elizabeth "Betty" Walters Clopton, memorial no. 14758125, viewed on 9 Dec 2020.
  13. [S1783] Certificate of death for Geo. W. Clopton, online, above.
  14. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for George Washington Clopton, memorial no. 14758145, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (identifying the cemetery but not giving the date of burial).
  15. [S1783] Certificate of death for Geo. W. Clopton, online, above (giving the date and the place).
  16. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for George Washington Clopton, memorial no. 14758145, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (first bullet).
  17. [S1783] Certificate of death for Geo. W. Clopton, online, above (first, third, and fourth bullets).
  18. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p.139 (second bullet).
  19. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp.139 (naming George W. Clopton as his father), 161 (naming George Clopton as his father).
  20. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Willard E. Clopton, memorial no. 14759889, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (naming George Washington Clopton as his father).
  21. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for George Washington Clopton, memorial no. 14758145, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (naming George Washington Clopton as his father).

Elizabeth ('Betty') Walters

F, ID# 22663, b. 13 November 1861, d. 27 September 1917

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 10 Dec 2020

Family: George Washington Clopton b. 14 Sep 1858, d. 30 Nov 1918

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Elizabeth "Betty" Walters Clopton, memorial no. 14758125, viewed on 9 Dec 2020.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for George Washington Clopton, memorial no. 14758145, viewed on 9 Dec 2020.
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p.139 (naming Elizabeth _____ as his mother).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Willard E. Clopton, memorial no. 14759889, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (naming Elizabeth Walters as his mother).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Elizabeth "Betty" Walters Clopton, memorial no. 14758125, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (naming Elizabeth Walters as his mother).

John Robert Clopton

M, ID# 22664, b. 12 January 1833, d. 7 January 1917
  • Note*: His death date appears as 7 Jan 1917 in his death certificate and as 8 Jan 1917 in his Find A Grave memorial.6,3

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 11 Dec 2020

Family: Sarah Jane Turner b. 28 Jun 1835, d. 25 Feb 1907

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p.109 (naming John Clopton, Jr. as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p.109 (naming Martha A. _____ as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for John Robert Clopton, memorial no. 14758174, viewed on 10 Dec 2020.
  4. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 123 (giving her name as Sarah J. _____ and their marriage date as before 1859).
  5. [S1769] Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for viewed on J. R. Clopton, viewed on 10 Dec 2020.
  6. [S1784] Certificate of death (Kentucky State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 2027 for J. R. Clopton, Geo. Clopton, informant, filed with Bureau of Vital Statistics on 7 Jan 1917, image online at familysearch.org, https://tinyurl.com/y5wlmnop, viewed on 10 Dec 2020.
  7. [S1783] Certificate of death (Kentucky State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 35109 for Geo. W. Clopton, Willard Clopton, informant, filed with Bureau of Vital Statistics on 6 Dec 1918, image online at familysearch.org, https://tinyurl.com/y3vcno9z, viewed on 10 Dec 2020 (naming J. R Clopton as his father).
  8. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 123 (naming John Robert Clopton as his father).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for George Washington Clopton, memorial no. 14758145, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (naming John Robert Clopton as his father).
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John Robert Clopton, memorial no. 14758174, viewed on 10 Dec 2020 (naming John Robert Clopton as his father).

Sarah Jane Turner

F, ID# 22665, b. 28 June 1835, d. 25 February 1907

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 10 Dec 2020

Family: John Robert Clopton b. 12 Jan 1833, d. 7 Jan 1917

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Sarah Jane Turner Clopton, memorial no. 14759861, viewed on 10 Dec 2020.
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 123 (giving her name as Sarah J. _____ and their marriage date as before 1859).
  3. [S1783] Certificate of death (Kentucky State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 35109 for Geo. W. Clopton, Willard Clopton, informant, filed with Bureau of Vital Statistics on 6 Dec 1918, image online at familysearch.org, https://tinyurl.com/y3vcno9z, viewed on 10 Dec 2020 (naming Sarah J. Turner as his mother).
  4. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 123 (naming Sarah J. _____ as his mother).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for George Washington Clopton, memorial no. 14758145, viewed on 9 Dec 2020 (naming Sarah Jane Turner as his mother).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Sarah Jane Turner Clopton, memorial no. 14759861, viewed on 10 Dec 2020 (naming Sarah Jane Turner as his mother).

John Clopton Jr.

M, ID# 22666, b. 1795
  • Last Edited: 11 Dec 2020

Family: Martha _____

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp.100-101 (naming John Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp.100-101 (naming Jane Perkins as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p.109.
  4. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p.109 (naming John Clopton, Jr. as his father).

Martha _____

F, ID# 22667
  • Last Edited: 11 Dec 2020

Family: John Clopton Jr. b. 1795

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p.109 (naming Martha A. _____ as his mother).

John Clopton

M, ID# 22668, b. 4 November 1760
  • Note*: He and Nancy were twins.5
  • Last Edited: 18 Dec 2020

Family 1: Jane Perkins

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp. 95, 100 (naming Robert Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 95 (naming Frances _____ as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p.100.
  4. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp.100-101.
  5. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 95.
  6. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp.100-101 (naming John Clopton as his father).
  7. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp.100-101 (naming John Clopton as her father).

Jane Perkins

F, ID# 22669
  • Last Edited: 11 Dec 2020

Family: John Clopton b. 4 Nov 1760

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p.100.
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp.100-101 (naming Jane Perkins as his mother).

Martha _____

F, ID# 22670
  • Last Edited: 11 Dec 2020

Family: John Clopton b. 4 Nov 1760

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp.100-101.
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp.100-101 (naming Martha _____ as her mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp.100-101 (naming Martha _____ as his mother).

David Clopton

M, ID# 22671, b. 1794
  • Last Edited: 11 Dec 2020

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp.100-101 (naming John Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp.100-101 (naming Jane Perkins as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p.101.

Mary Aurelia Clopton

F, ID# 22672, b. 1804
  • Birth*: She was born in 1804.3
  • Last Edited: 11 Dec 2020

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp.100-101 (naming Martha _____ as her mother).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp.100-101 (naming John Clopton as her father).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p.101.

William Clopton

M, ID# 22673, b. 1812
  • Last Edited: 11 Dec 2020

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp.100-101 (naming John Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp.100-101 (naming Martha _____ as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p.101.

Frances _____

F, ID# 22675
  • Last Edited: 11 Dec 2020

Family: Robert Clopton Jr. b. 29 Jul 1728

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 95.
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 95 (naming Frances _____ as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 95 (naming Frances _____ as her mother).

Robert Clopton

M, ID# 22676, b. 26 February 1755
  • Last Edited: 18 Dec 2020

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp. 95, 100 (naming Robert Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 95 (naming Frances _____ as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 95.

Abner Clopton

M, ID# 22677, b. 14 July 1757
  • Last Edited: 18 Dec 2020

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp. 95, 100 (naming Robert Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 95 (naming Frances _____ as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 95.

Nancy Clopton

F, ID# 22678, b. 4 November 1760
  • Note*: She and John were twins.3
  • Last Edited: 11 Dec 2020

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 95 (naming Robert Clopton as her father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 95 (naming Frances _____ as her mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 95.

Sarah Hewlett Clopton

F, ID# 22679, b. 22 July 1768
  • Last Edited: 11 Dec 2020

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 95 (naming Robert Clopton as her father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 95 (naming Frances _____ as her mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 95.

Claudia Fleming

F, ID# 22680, b. 4 March 1904
  • Last Edited: 13 Dec 2020

Family: Tom Swift Fortson b. 13 Jun 1900, d. 17 Nov 1980

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 709.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 709 (naming Claudia Fleming as her mother).
  3. [S1785] Obituary for Milton Swift Fortson, online at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Rome, Ga., https://www.hendersonandsons.com/obituary/milton-fortson, viewed on 13 Dec 2020 (naming Claudia Fleming as his mother).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 709 (naming Claudia Fleming as his mother).

Doris Vivian Fortson

F, ID# 22681, b. 18 April 1923, d. 6 August 1997
  • Last Edited: 14 Dec 2020

Family 1: William Wilson Gunter b. 1 Feb 1924, d. 29 Oct 1960

Family 2: Sgt. Maj. Arthur M. O'Keefe b. 20 May 1921, d. 12 Jun 1989

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 709 (naming Tom Swift Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 709 (naming Claudia Fleming as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 709.
  4. [S1463] United States Social Security Death Index, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Doris F. Okeefe, viewed on 14 Dec 2020.

Milton Swift Fortson

M, ID# 22683, b. 4 December 1937, d. 12 December 2020

Milton Swift Fortson, from his online obituary.
  • Note*: Milton graduated from Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia, in 1959 with a business degree. He was employed by General Electric and retired from GE's plant in Rome, Georgia after thirty years' service. He was a member of the Second Avenue Baptist Church in Rome since 1959.7

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes his picture and his obituary, is here.
  • Last Edited: 13 Dec 2020

Family: Joyce Amelia Paradise b. 16 Dec 1937

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 709 (naming Tom Swift Fortson as his father).
  2. [S1785] Obituary for Milton Swift Fortson, online at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Rome, Ga., https://www.hendersonandsons.com/obituary/milton-fortson, viewed on 13 Dec 2020 (naming Tom Swift Fortson as his father).
  3. [S1785] Obituary for Milton Swift Fortson, online, above (naming Claudia Fleming as his mother).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 709 (naming Claudia Fleming as his mother).
  5. [S1785] Obituary for Milton Swift Fortson, online, above (giving the date and the place).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 709 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S1785] Obituary for Milton Swift Fortson, online, above.
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Milton Swift Fortson, memorial no. 219677517, viewed on 13 Dec 2020.
  9. [S1785] Obituary for Milton Swift Fortson, online, above (naming Milton Swift Fortson as his father).

Joyce Amelia Paradise

F, ID# 22684, b. 16 December 1937
  • Last Edited: 13 Dec 2020

Family: Milton Swift Fortson b. 4 Dec 1937, d. 12 Dec 2020

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 710.
  2. [S1785] Obituary for Milton Swift Fortson, online at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Rome, Ga., https://www.hendersonandsons.com/obituary/milton-fortson, viewed on 13 Dec 2020.

Christopher Swift Fortson

M, ID# 22685, b. 16 February 1971, d. 22 February 1971

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 13 Dec 2020

Citations

  1. [S1785] Obituary for Milton Swift Fortson, online at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Rome, Ga., https://www.hendersonandsons.com/obituary/milton-fortson, viewed on 13 Dec 2020 (naming Milton Swift Fortson as his father).
  2. [S1641] Georgia Death Index 1933-1998, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Chris S. Fortson, certificate no. 005292 (giving the year but no other information).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Christopher Fortson, memorial no. 71732744, viewed on 13 Dec 2020 (information taken from his gravestone as shown in the picture accompanying this memorial).
  4. [S1641] Georgia Death Index 1933-1998, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Chris S. Fortson, certificate no. 005292 (giving the date and the place).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Christopher Fortson, memorial no. 71732744, viewed on 13 Dec 2020 (giving the date but not the place) (information taken from his gravestone as shown in the picture accompanying this memorial).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Christopher Fortson, memorial no. 71732744, viewed on 13 Dec 2020.

William Wilson Gunter

M, ID# 22686, b. 1 February 1924, d. 29 October 1960
  • Note*: • In World War II he served as a captain in the South Carolina Air National Guard.
    • At the time of his death he was a supervisor with Southern Bell Telephone & Telegraph Co. in Columbia, South Carolina.9,10

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 13 Dec 2020

Family: Doris Vivian Fortson b. 18 Apr 1923, d. 6 Aug 1997

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for William Wilson Gunter, memorial no. 158684740, viewed on 13 Dec 2020 (giving the date but not the place, the date being on his gravestone in the picture accompanying this memorial but not in the body of the memorial).
  2. [S1786] Certificate of death (South Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 60 015759 for William Wilson Gunter, Doris Fortson Gunter, informant, filed with Bureau of Vital Statistics on 7 Nov 1960, image online at familysearch.org, https://tinyurl.com/y38zm8o5, viewed on 13 Dec 2020 (giving the date and the place).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 709.
  4. [S1786] Certificate of death for William Wilson Gunter, online, above.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 709 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Wilson Gunter, memorial no. 158684740, viewed on 13 Dec 2020 (giving the month and year but not the place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Wilson Gunter, memorial no. 158684740, viewed on 13 Dec 2020 (giving the full date but not the place, the information taken from his gravestone as shown in the picture accompanying this memorial).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Wilson Gunter, memorial no. 158684740, viewed on 13 Dec 2020 (giving the place but not the date).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Wilson Gunter, memorial no. 158684740, viewed on 13 Dec 2020 (information taken from his gravestone as shown in the picture accompanying this memorial) (first bullet).
  10. [S1786] Certificate of death for William Wilson Gunter, online, above (second bullet).

Sgt. Maj. Arthur M. O'Keefe

M, ID# 22689, b. 20 May 1921, d. 12 June 1989
  • Note*: • On 15 Oct 1940, in Brooklyn, New York, he enlisted for U.S. military service having completed four years of high school. His civilian occupation category was described as "actors and actresses."
    • He served in the U.S. Army in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, reaching the rank of sergeant major.6,7

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 15 Dec 2020

Family: Doris Vivian Fortson b. 18 Apr 1923, d. 6 Aug 1997

Citations

  1. [S1463] United States Social Security Death Index, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Arthur M. Okeefe, viewed on 14 Dec 2020.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Arthur Michael O'Keefe, memorial no. 28916768, viewed on 14 Dec 2020.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 709.
  4. [S1463] United States Social Security Death Index, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Arthur M. Okeefe, viewed on 14 Dec 2020 (giving the date and the place).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Arthur Michael O'Keefe, memorial no. 28916768, viewed on 14 Dec 2020 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S1598] United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Arthur M. Okeefe, serial no. 20214477, viewed on 14 Dec 2020 (first bullet).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Arthur Michael O'Keefe, memorial no. 28916768, viewed on 14 Dec 2020 (second bullet) (deriving that information from his gravestone, a picture of which accompanies this memorial).

Catherine Barksdale Fortson

F, ID# 22700, b. 9 June 1924, d. 4 October 2000
  • Note*: • She graduated from Tubman High School in Augusta, Georgia; attended Shorter College in Rome, Georgia for one year; and graduated on 9 Jun 1947 from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois with a bachelor of arts degree in anthropology.
    • She was the founder and first chair of the Asheville Christian Women's Club in Asheville, North Carolina; a founding director of the Asheville Christian Day School; and a member of Arden Presbyterian Church.8,9

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of her gravestones, is here.
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2020

Family: Dr. George Rufus Lacy Jr. b. 6 Nov 1920, d. 10 Sep 1987

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 482 (naming Samuel Donald Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 482 (naming Edith Kathryn Marks as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 482.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Catherine Fortson Lacy, memorial no. 178372840, viewed on 31 Dec 2020.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 482-83 (giving the date and the place).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Catherine Fortson Lacy, memorial no. 178372840, viewed on 31 Dec 2020 (not giving the date or the place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dr. George Rufus Lacy, Jr., memorial no. 148390149, viewed on 31 Dec 2020 (not giving the date or the place).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 482 (first bullet).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Catherine Fortson Lacy, memorial no. 178372840, viewed on 31 Dec 2020 (second bullet).