John Hulen DeFever

M, ID# 23101, b. 29 February 1892, d. 20 September 1932

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his gravestone, is https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/173501232/john-hulen-defeverhere.
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2021

Family 1: Eunice Clopton b. 20 May 1899, d. 3 Aug 1920

Family 2: Minnie Broady b. 1898, d. 1991

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for John Hulen DeFever, memorial no. 173501232, viewed on 12 Sep 2021.
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 139 (giving his name as Hulen Defevers).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Eunice Clopton Defevers, memorial no. 37165458, viewed on 12 Sep 2021 (as shown in the picture included in this memorial; not giving the date).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Minnie Broady DeFever, memorial no. 173501282, viewed on 12 Sep 2021.

Mayme Louise Clopton

F, ID# 23102, b. circa 1900
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2021

Family 1: William Meier

Family 2: Eddie Edrington

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 139 (naming Henry Louis Clopton as her father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 139 (naming Jennie Shermie Walsh as her mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 139.

William Meier

M, ID# 23103
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2021

Family: Mayme Louise Clopton b. c 1900

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 139.

Eddie Edrington

M, ID# 23104
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2021

Family: Mayme Louise Clopton b. c 1900

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 139.

Minnie Broady

F, ID# 23105, b. 1898, d. 1991

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2021

Family: John Hulen DeFever b. 29 Feb 1892, d. 20 Sep 1932

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Minnie Broady DeFever, memorial no. 173501282, viewed on 12 Sep 2021.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John Hulen DeFever, memorial no. 173501232, viewed on 12 Sep 2021.

Thelma Clopton

F, ID# 23106, b. 18 December 1910, d. 4 October 1931

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2021

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 139 (naming Henry Louis Clopton as her father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Thelma Clopton, memorial no. 90063232, viewed on 12 Sep 2021 (naming Henry Lewis Clopton as her father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Henry Lewis Clopton, memorial no. 90063598, viewed on 12 Sep 2021 (naming Henry Lewis Clopton as her father).
  4. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 139 (naming Jennie Shermie Walsh as her mother).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Thelma Clopton, memorial no. 90063232, viewed on 12 Sep 2021 (naming Shermie Walsh as her mother).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Shermie Walsh Clopton, memorial no. 90062467, viewed on 12 Sep 2021 (naming Shermie Walsh as her mother).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Thelma Clopton, memorial no. 90063232, viewed on 12 Sep 2021.

Ada Monica ('Monnie') Pollock

F, ID# 23107, b. 4 March 1931, d. 8 July 2021

Monica Pollock Clopton.
  • Note*: She retired from Lorillard Tobacco after many years and was a former member of the Beechmont Woman’s Club and a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Fairdale, Kentucky.5

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2021

Family: Donald Burton Clopton b. 8 Jan 1928, d. 2 Jan 1986

Citations

  1. [S1968] Obituary for Monica Chism Clopton, Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home, Brandenburg, Kentucky, 8 Jul 2021, online at https://www.bjsfunerals.com/obituary/monica-monnie-clopton, viewed on 12 Sep 2021 (naming Frymire in Brandenburg County as the location). A transcript of this obituary appeared with her Find A Grave memorial at https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/200250717/… when viewed on 12 Sep 2021.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Ada Monica 'Monnie' Pollock Clopton, memorial no. 200250717, viewed on 12 Sep 2021 (naming Meade County as the location).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Donald B. Clopton, memorial no. 47966738, viewed on 11 Sep 2021.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Ada Monica 'Monnie' Pollock Clopton, memorial no. 200250717, viewed on 12 Sep 2021.
  5. [S1968] Obituary for Monica Chism Clopton, online, above.
  6. [S1968] Obituary for Monica Chism Clopton, online, above (giving the date and the place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Ada Monica 'Monnie' Pollock Clopton, memorial no. 200250717, viewed on 12 Sep 2021 (giving the place but not the date).

Elizabeth Amelia ('Betty') McLendon

F, ID# 23108, b. 11 May 1926, d. 10 March 1994
  • Last Edited: 14 Sep 2021

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Elizabeth Amelia 'Betty' McLendon Kocurek, memorial no. 75363778, viewed on 14 Sep 2021.

Ida Mae McLendon

F, ID# 23109, b. 24 January 1919, d. 2001
  • Birth*: She was born on 24 January 1919.
  • Death*: She died in 2001.
  • Last Edited: 14 Sep 2021

Col. William Hugh Clopton

M, ID# 23113, b. 13 December 1878, d. 1 August 1947
  • Obituary*: "Col. W. H. Clopton, Veteran of 3 Wars, Dies at Walter Reed
       "Col. William H. Clopton, 68, organizer and director of the Army Transportation Association publication here, died yesterday at Walter Reed Hospital, where he had been a patient for a week.
       "A veteran of three wars, Col. Clopton began his military career in 1898 when he enlisted in the National Guard. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Regular Army in 1901, served in Cuba and the Philippines. He was with the Cavalry on the Mexican border patrol in 1912.
       "During World War I, Col. Clopton fought with the British and French in tank operations. On his way back from France to help organize the United States Tank Corps, his ship, the President Lincoln, was torpedoed.
       "Broker Here Until 1941.
       "In 1929, he retired as assistant chief of finance. He was a broker here until 1941 when he was called to active duty. He served in the Office of the Quartermaster General and the Army Transportation Corps. He again retired in 1943. Since that time he had been with the Army Transportation Association, with offices at 930 F street N.W.
       "Col. Clopton was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal during World War I and the Legion of Merit in World War II. He was grand lead and wheel of the Military Order of the Carabao, and a member of the Chevy Chase and Army-Navy Clubs.
       "An expert rifleman, Col. Clopton received a cup from President Wilson for his score in the President’s rifle matches in 1913.
       "Col. Clopton was born in St. Louis, Mo., and was graduated from Culver Military Academy. He had lived at 32 West Irving street, Chevy Chase, since coming here in 1917.
       "Rites to Be Held Monday.
       "He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Margaret Corcoran Clopton of the Irving street address; a daughter, Mrs. John F. Donahue, 5912 Cedar Parkway, Chevy Chase, Md; two sons, Dr. William M. Clopton, 3929 Oliver street N.W., and Edward B. Clopton, 3811 Upton street N.W., with the China Purchasing Agency, and a sister, Mrs. Elkin Franklin, St. Louis.
       "Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday in Fort Myer Chapel with burial in Arlington National Cemetery.
       "Pallbearers will be Maj. Gen. Edmond H. Leavey, chief of the Transportation Corps; Rear Admirals George W. Calver, Ezra G. Allen, Col. Richard D. La Garde, Brig. Gens. George P. Tyner, Robert H. Dunlop and Paul F. Yount, and E. M. Foster."10
  • Note*: He was a retired colonel in the U.S. Army cavalry.6

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2021

Family: Margaret Agnes Corcoran b. 8 Oct 1880, d. 20 Jul 1979

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 145 (naming William Hickman Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 145 (naming Belle Bryan as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 170 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for William H. Clopton Jr., memorial no. 49168014, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S1976] Obituary for Col. William H. Clopton, The Evening Star, Washington, D.C., 2 Aug 1947, p. A-5, col. 4, image online at genealogybank.com, https://tinyurl.com/4cz3uwax, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (giving St. Louis, Missouri as his birthplace; not giving the date but stating he was sixty-eight years old when he died in August 1947).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William H. Clopton Jr., memorial no. 49168014, viewed on 4 Oct 2021.
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Margaret C. Clopton, memorial no. 73025699, viewed on 4 Oct 2021.
  8. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 170.
  9. [S1976] Obituary for Col. William H. Clopton, online, above (giving the date and the place).
  10. [S1976] Obituary for Col. William H. Clopton, online, above.
  11. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 170 (naming William Hugh Clopton as his father).
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Timothy Malvern Clopton Sr., memorial no. 204548832, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (naming William Malvern Clopton as his father).
  13. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dr William Malvern Clopton, memorial no. 204566981, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (naming Dr. William Malvern Clopton as his father).
  14. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 170 (naming William Hugh Clopton as her father).

Margaret Agnes Corcoran

F, ID# 23114, b. 8 October 1880, d. 20 July 1979
  • Note*: She was from Lynn, Massachusetts.3

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 5 Oct 2021

Family: Col. William Hugh Clopton b. 13 Dec 1878, d. 1 Aug 1947

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Margaret C. Clopton, memorial no. 73025699, viewed on 4 Oct 2021.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William H. Clopton Jr., memorial no. 49168014, viewed on 4 Oct 2021.
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 170.
  4. [S1977] Obituary for Margaret C. Clopton, The Evening Star, Washington, D.C., 23 July 1979, p. B-8 (image no. 43), col. 3, image online at genealogybank.com, https://tinyurl.com/4n5far77, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (giving the date and the place).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Margaret C. Clopton, memorial no. 73025699, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 170 (naming Margaret Agne Corcoran as his mother).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Timothy Malvern Clopton Sr., memorial no. 204548832, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (naming Hazel Wright as his mother).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Hazel Wright Clopton, memorial no. 204568921, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (naming Hazel Wright as his mother).
  9. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 170 (naming Margaret Agne Corcoran as her mother).

William Hickman Clopton

M, ID# 23115, b. 1847, d. 1912
  • Birth*: He was born in 1847 in Alabama.3
  • Marriage*: He married Belle Bryan in 1873.3
  • Death*: He died in 1912.3
  • Note*: He was educated at the Military Academy (1860-1861), Southern University in Greensboro, Alabama (1861-1862), and the University of Virginia (1865-1868). He served in the Confederate Army in the Civil War. He settled in Saint Louis, Missouri, where he practiced law and served as U.S. attorney.3
  • Last Edited: 4 Oct 2021

Family: Belle Bryan b. 1848, d. 1893

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp. 126-27 (naming James Albert Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp. 126-27 (naming Mary Eizabeth Penny as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 145.
  4. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 145 (naming William Hickman Clopton as his father).

Belle Bryan

F, ID# 23116, b. 1848, d. 1893
  • Last Edited: 4 Oct 2021

Family: William Hickman Clopton b. 1847, d. 1912

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 145.
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 145 (naming Belle Bryan as his mother).

James Albert Clopton

M, ID# 23117, b. 10 June 1817, d. 4 March 1898
  • Last Edited: 4 Oct 2021

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 113 (naming William Hales Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 113 (naming Avery Garrett Smith as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 126.
  4. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp. 126-27 (naming James Albert Clopton as his father).

Mary Elizabeth Penny

F, ID# 23118
  • Last Edited: 4 Oct 2021

Family: James Albert Clopton b. 10 Jun 1817, d. 4 Mar 1898

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 126.
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp. 126-27 (naming Mary Eizabeth Penny as his mother).

William Hales Clopton

M, ID# 23119, b. 27 September 1787
  • Note*: He settled near Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama before 1815.4
  • Last Edited: 4 Oct 2021

Family: Avery Garrett Smith

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp. 102-103 (naming Rev. Reuben Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp. 102-103 (naming Elizabeth Hales as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp. 103, 113.
  4. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 113.
  5. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 113 (naming William Hales Clopton as his father).

Avery Garrett Smith

F, ID# 23120
  • Last Edited: 4 Oct 2021

Family: William Hales Clopton b. 27 Sep 1787

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 113.
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 113 (naming Avery Garrett Smith as his mother).

Rev. Reuben Clopton

M, ID# 23121, b. 25 February 1757, d. 19 December 1795
  • Note*: He was a minister at St. David's Church in King William County, Virginia and at his death was rector of the church.3
  • Last Edited: 4 Oct 2021

Family: Elizabeth Hales b. 9 Sep 1764, d. 5 Mar 1812

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 96 (naming William Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 96 (naming Elizabeth Darroll Ford as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 102.
  4. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp. 102-103 (naming Rev. Reuben Clopton as his father).

Elizabeth Hales

F, ID# 23122, b. 9 September 1764, d. 5 March 1812
  • Last Edited: 4 Oct 2021

Family: Rev. Reuben Clopton b. 25 Feb 1757, d. 19 Dec 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. 102.
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp. 102-103 (naming Elizabeth Hales as his mother).

Dr. William Malvern Clopton

M, ID# 23123, b. 3 September 1906, d. 17 July 1989
  • Note*: His Find A Grave memorial says he was born in Maine, but a family history gives Lynn, Massachusetts as his birthplace. Both sources give 3 Sep 1906 as his birthdate.10,11

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2021

Family: Hazel Wright b. 13 Jun 1913, d. 14 Nov 1988

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 170 (naming William Hugh Clopton as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Timothy Malvern Clopton Sr., memorial no. 204548832, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (naming William Malvern Clopton as his father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dr William Malvern Clopton, memorial no. 204566981, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (naming Dr. William Malvern Clopton as his father).
  4. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 170 (naming Margaret Agne Corcoran as his mother).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Timothy Malvern Clopton Sr., memorial no. 204548832, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (naming Hazel Wright as his mother).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Hazel Wright Clopton, memorial no. 204568921, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (naming Hazel Wright as his mother).
  7. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 170.
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dr William Malvern Clopton, memorial no. 204566981, viewed on 4 Oct 2021.
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Hazel Wright Clopton, memorial no. 204568921, viewed on 4 Oct 2021.
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dr William Malvern Clopton, memorial no. 204566981, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (stating that he was born on 3 Sep 1906 in Maine).
  11. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 170 (stating that he was born on 3 Sep 1906 in Lynn, Massachusetts).

Margaret Katherine Clopton

F, ID# 23124, b. 1909, d. 1996
  • Note*: She graduated from Maryville College in Saint Louis, Missouri.6

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 4 Oct 2021

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 170 (naming William Hugh Clopton as her father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 170 (naming Margaret Agne Corcoran as her mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Margaret Clopton Donahue, memorial no. 70774895, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 170 (giving the place but not the date).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Margaret Clopton Donahue, memorial no. 70774895, viewed on 4 Oct 2021.
  6. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 170.

Edward Bryan ('Ned') Clopton

M, ID# 23127, b. 28 January 1914, d. 31 October 2007
  • Note*: • He graduated from Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, in 1933 and from the University of Virginia in 1938 and served in the 32nd Armored Division, U.S. Army, in World War II. He lived in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
    • He and his wife, Marcia, provided food weekly for Martha's Table in Washington, DC. They were longtime members of St. Columba's Episcopal Church in Washington.12,13

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his columbarium plaque, is here.
  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2021

Family: Marcia Louise Guest b. c 1921, d. 8 Feb 2019

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 170.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Edward Bryan Clopton, memorial no. 197601054, viewed on 4 Oct 2021 (giving the date but not the place).
  3. [S1978] Obituary for Edward Brian Clopton, Sr., The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., 5 Nov 2007, transcription online at www.legacy.com, https://tinyurl.com/m26wh7n2, viewed on 5 Oct 2021 (giving the place but not the date).
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, record for Edward Bryan Clopton (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S1981] Washington, D.C. Marriage Records, 1810-1953, online http://www.ancestry.com, record for Edward Bryan Clopton and Marcia Louise Guest, viewed on 7 Oct 2021 (giving the date and the place).
  6. [S1982] "Wed in Capital," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Saint Louis, Missouri, 24 Dec 1941, p. 5, col. 2, image online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/140498923/, viewed on 7 Oct 2021 (giving the date and the place).
  7. [S1979] Obituary for Marcia Guest Clopton, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., 8 Feb 2019, transcription online at www.legacy.com, https://tinyurl.com/2tw2228s, viewed on 5 Oct 2021 (stating that they married in 1941 and not giving the place or the complete date).
  8. [S1978] Obituary for Edward Brian Clopton, Sr., online, above (not giving the date or place but stating that she was "his wife of 66 years").
  9. [S1978] Obituary for Edward Brian Clopton, Sr., online, above.
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Edward Bryan Clopton, memorial no. 197601054, viewed on 4 Oct 2021.
  11. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, record for Edward Bryan Clopton.
  12. [S1978] Obituary for Edward Brian Clopton, Sr., online, above (first bullet).
  13. [S1979] Obituary for Marcia Guest Clopton, online, above (second bullet).

Hazel Wright

F, ID# 23128, b. 13 June 1913, d. 14 November 1988

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 4 Oct 2021

Family: Dr. William Malvern Clopton b. 3 Sep 1906, d. 17 Jul 1989

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Hazel Wright Clopton, memorial no. 204568921, viewed on 4 Oct 2021.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dr William Malvern Clopton, memorial no. 204566981, viewed on 4 Oct 2021.

Timothy Malvern Clopton

M, ID# 23129, b. 2 March 1939, d. 6 November 2019

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes his picture and his obituary, is here.
  • Last Edited: 4 Oct 2021

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Timothy Malvern Clopton Sr., memorial no. 204548832, viewed on 4 Oct 2021.

Marcia Louise Guest

F, ID# 23130, b. circa 1921, d. 8 February 2019

Marcia Louise Guest Clopton.
  • Note*: She founded CBS Realty, Inc. in 1956 with two female partners whom she eventually bought out; the company merged with Randall Hagner, Ltd. in 1987. She was a mentor to many women, bringing them into the business with her. Later in life she volunteered at Jubilee Jobs helping to train formerly homeless women to enter the job market. She and her husband were longtime members of St. Columba's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C.6
  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2021

Family: Edward Bryan ('Ned') Clopton b. 28 Jan 1914, d. 31 Oct 2007

Citations

  1. [S1979] Obituary for Marcia Guest Clopton, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., 8 Feb 2019, transcription online at www.legacy.com, https://tinyurl.com/2tw2228s, viewed on 5 Oct 2021 (not giving the date but giving her age as ninety-eight when she died on 8 Feb 2019).
  2. [S1981] Washington, D.C. Marriage Records, 1810-1953, online http://www.ancestry.com, record for Edward Bryan Clopton and Marcia Louise Guest, viewed on 7 Oct 2021 (giving the date and the place).
  3. [S1982] "Wed in Capital," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Saint Louis, Missouri, 24 Dec 1941, p. 5, col. 2, image online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/140498923/, viewed on 7 Oct 2021 (giving the date and the place).
  4. [S1979] Obituary for Marcia Guest Clopton, online, above (stating that they married in 1941 and not giving the place or the complete date).
  5. [S1978] Obituary for Edward Brian Clopton, Sr., The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., 5 Nov 2007, transcription online at www.legacy.com, https://tinyurl.com/m26wh7n2, viewed on 5 Oct 2021 (not giving the date or place but stating that she was "his wife of 66 years").
  6. [S1979] Obituary for Marcia Guest Clopton, online, above.
  7. [S1979] Obituary for Marcia Guest Clopton, online, above (naming Marcia Guest Clopton as his mother).

Benjamin Hales Clopton

M, ID# 23134, b. 25 August 1949, d. 16 April 1998

Benjamin Clopton, sophomore-class picture in 1965 high school yearbook.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his columbarium plaque, is here.
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2021

Citations

  1. [S1979] Obituary for Marcia Guest Clopton, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., 8 Feb 2019, transcription online at www.legacy.com, https://tinyurl.com/2tw2228s, viewed on 5 Oct 2021 (naming Marcia Guest Clopton as his mother).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Benjamin Hales Clopton, memorial no. 197601983, viewed on 5 Oct 2021.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Benjamin Hales Clopton, memorial no. 197601983, viewed on 5 Oct 2021 (giving the date but not the place).

Thomas Corcoran Clopton

M, ID# 23135, b. 17 February 1957, d. 10 August 1980
  • Note*: He graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1975 and attended the University of Maryland. He was a partner in C & E Contracting Co. of Bethesda, Maryland when he died, in 1980, in a motorcycle accident.5

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his columbarium plaque, is here.
  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2021

Citations

  1. [S1979] Obituary for Marcia Guest Clopton, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., 8 Feb 2019, transcription online at www.legacy.com, https://tinyurl.com/2tw2228s, viewed on 5 Oct 2021 (naming Marcia Guest Clopton as his mother).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Thomas Corcoran Clopton, memorial no. 197602887, viewed on 5 Oct 2021.
  3. [S1980] Obituary for Thomas Corcoran Clopton, The Evening Star, Washington, D.C., 13 Aug 1980, p. E-8 (image no. 44), col. 3, image online at genealogybank.com, https://tinyurl.com/yeh9ddds, viewed on 5 Oct 2021 (giving the date and the place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Thomas Corcoran Clopton, memorial no. 197602887, viewed on 5 Oct 2021 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S1980] Obituary for Thomas Corcoran Clopton, online, above.

John Fielding Clopton Jr.

M, ID# 23143, b. 12 June 1876
  • Birth*: He was born on 12 June 1876.3
  • Last Edited: 28 Nov 2021

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 125 (naming Dr. John Fielding Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125 (naming Wilhelmenna Sommerville Piggott as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125.

William Edmond Clopton

M, ID# 23144, b. 10 November 1878, d. 14 October 1944
  • Note*: • A family history gives 1879 as his birth date without providing the month, day, and place.
    • He served in the Spanish-American War as a corporal in Company C, 4th Regiment, Virginia Infantry.
    • At the time of his death he had lived in Roanoke, Virginia for twenty years.13,14,15

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 28 Nov 2021

Family: Birdie Belle Berryman b. 29 Jan 1880, d. 29 Jan 1971

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 125 (spelling his middle name as Edmund and naming Dr. John Fielding Clopton as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for William Edmond Clopton, memorial no. 187922155, viewed on 28 Nov 2021 (naming Dr. John Fielding Clopton as his father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dr. John Fielding Clopton, memorial no. 7141100, viewed on 28 Nov 2021 (naming Dr John Fielding Clopton as his father).
  4. [S1994] Obituary for William Edmond Clopton, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia, 15 Oct 1944, online at https://tinyurl.com/y6dbyn83, viewed on 28 Nov 2021 (naming Dr. John Clopton as his father).
  5. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125 (spelling his middle name as Edmund and naming Wilhelmenna Sommerville Piggott as his mother).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Edmond Clopton, memorial no. 187922155, viewed on 28 Nov 2021 (naming Dr. Wilhelmena Somerville Piggott as his mother).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Wilhelmena Somerville Piggott Clopton, memorial no. 7141108, viewed on 28 Nov 2021.
  8. [S1994] Obituary for William Edmond Clopton, online, above (naming Willie Piggott as his mother).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Edmond Clopton, memorial no. 187922155, viewed on 28 Nov 2021.
  10. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125 (spelling his middle name as Edmund).
  11. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Birdie Belle Berryman Clopton, memorial no. 174087944, viewed on 28 Nov 2021.
  12. [S1994] Obituary for William Edmond Clopton, online, above.
  13. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125 (spelling his middle name as Edmund) (first bullet).
  14. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Edmond Clopton, memorial no. 187922155, viewed on 28 Nov 2021 (second bullet).
  15. [S1994] Obituary for William Edmond Clopton, online, above (third bullet).

Birdie Belle Berryman

F, ID# 23145, b. 29 January 1880, d. 29 January 1971

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 28 Nov 2021

Family: William Edmond Clopton b. 10 Nov 1878, d. 14 Oct 1944

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Birdie Belle Berryman Clopton, memorial no. 174087944, viewed on 28 Nov 2021.
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 125 (spelling his middle name as Edmund).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Edmond Clopton, memorial no. 187922155, viewed on 28 Nov 2021.
  4. [S1994] Obituary for William Edmond Clopton, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia, 15 Oct 1944, online at https://tinyurl.com/y6dbyn83, viewed on 28 Nov 2021.

Martha Amanda Clopton

F, ID# 23146, b. 16 August 1882
  • Birth*: She was born on 16 August 1882.3
  • Last Edited: 28 Nov 2021

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 125 (naming Dr. John Fielding Clopton as her father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125 (naming Wilhelmenna Sommerville Piggott as her mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125.

Mary Elizabeth Clopton

F, ID# 23147, b. February 1887
  • Birth*: She was born in February 1887.3
  • Last Edited: 28 Nov 2021

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 125 (naming Dr. John Fielding Clopton as her father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125 (naming Wilhelmenna Sommerville Piggott as her mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125.

George Izzard Clopton

M, ID# 23148, b. 12 September 1889, d. 27 June 1918
  • Note*: In World War I he served as a private, 6th Regiment, 2nd Division, U.S. Marine Corps, and died in combat in France.5

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes picture of him, his gravestone in France, his cenotaph in Virginia, and other items, is here.
  • Last Edited: 28 Nov 2021

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 125 (naming Dr. John Fielding Clopton as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125 (naming Wilhelmenna Sommerville Piggott as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125 (giving the year and no other information).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for PVT George Izzard Clopton, memorial no. 55950317, viewed on 28 Nov 2021 (giving the place and the complete date).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for PVT George Izzard Clopton, memorial no. 55950317, viewed on 28 Nov 2021.