Mother of Samuel L. Clemens aka 'Mark Twain'
Jane Lampton was considered the handsomest girl and the wittiest, as well as the best dancer, in all Kentucky.
Jane Lampton married John Clemens in 1823 and they moved to Tennessee.
She had a great gift of storytelling. A skill Samuel learned from her.
After her husband's death in 1847, she had to raise the children on her own.
In her later years, Jane was supported by Samuel and her other children.
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No known carriers of Jane's mitochondrial DNA have taken an mtDNA test and no close relatives have taken a 23andMe, AncestryDNA, or Family Tree DNA "Family Finder" test.
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