Looking for family history of James Killian Barclay, my late husband's, Leslie Roy Barclay Sr family

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My late husband's, Leslie Roy Barclay, Sr, family lived in Texas

His father, James Killian Barclay, born in Fort Worth, Texas, around 1920 and died around April or May 1990

Not much family information

not certain if the Barclay's left Scotland, traveled through or lived in Canada, prior to entering the United States
in Genealogy Help by Carol Thomas-Barclay G2G Crew (670 points)

James Killian Barclay

 in the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

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Name: James Killian Barclay
[James K Barclay] 
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Nov 1917
Birth Place: Fort Worth, Texas
[Ft Worth, Texas] 
Death Date: 4 Apr 1990
Father: William W Barclay
Mother: Marle A Killian
SSN: 459184201
Notes: Dec 1937: Name listed as JAMES KILLIAN BARCLAY; 04 Aug 1987: Name listed as JAMES K BARCLAY

Find A Grave:

ames K. Barclay

Birth
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Death 4 Apr 1990 (aged 72)
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Plot Section ANGELS, Lot 421, Space 1
Memorial ID 193628054 · View Source
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Mother remarried?

James Killian Barclay

 in the U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947

Name: James Killian Barclay
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 22
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 16 Nov 1917
Birth Place: Fort Worth Tarrant, Texas, USA
Residence Place: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, USA
Employer: Independent Grain Truck
Weight: 141
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Blonde
Height: 5 11
Next of Kin: J T Watkins
Household Members:
Name Relationship
James Killian Barclay Self (Head)
J T Watkins Mother

James Barclay

 in the 1930 United States Federal Census

Name: James Barclay
Birth Year: abt 1917
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Illinois
Marital status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1930: South Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, USA
Map of Home: View Map
Dwelling Number: 55
Family Number: 55
Attended School: Yes
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Michigan
Mother's Birthplace: Missouri
Able to Speak English: Yes
Household Members:
Name Age
Wilfred Barclay 42
Bessie Barclay 40
James Barclay 13
Paul Barclay 10
Name: James Barclay
Age: 22
Estimated birth year: abt 1918
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Texas
Marital status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1940: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas
Map of Home in 1940: View Map
Street: Bessie Street
House Number: 1101
Inferred Residence in 1935: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas
Residence in 1935: Same Place, Tarrant, Texas
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 5A
Occupation: New Worker
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: High School, 3rd year
Duration of Unemployment: 420
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: No
Neighbors:
Household Members:
Name Age
Mabel Watkins 54
George Barclay 28
James Barclay 22
Dorothy Clark 20

William Walter Barclay

Birth
Texas, USA
Death 9 Jun 1940 (aged 60)
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 21017591 · View Source

William Walter Barclay's Texas Death Certificate gives his birth date as 1882 rather than the 1880 on his gravestone.

William Walter Barclay in the Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982

Name: William Walter Barclay
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 57
Birth Date: 2 Feb 1882
Birth Place: Texas
Residence: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Death Date: 3 Jan 1940
Death Place: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, USA
Father: Scottie Barclay
Mother: Sallie
Spouse: Mable Watkins

Info provided by Find A Graver E. E. Smith...thank you

William W Barelay

 in the 1900 United States Federal Census

Name: William W Barelay
[William W Barclay] 
Age: 20
Birth Date: Feb 1879
Birthplace: Texas
Home in 1900: Fort Worth Ward 9, Tarrant, Texas
Ward of City: 9 (Part Of)
Street: Belknap
House Number: 103
Sheet Number: 1
Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 3
Family Number: 3
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Step Son
Marital status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Missouri
Mother's name: Sallie Head
Mother's Birthplace: Missouri
Occupation: Laborer Day
Months Not Employed: 6
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Can Speak English: Yes
Neighbors:
Household Members:
Name Age
Smith Head 51
Sallie Head 41
William W Barelay 20
Freddie Barclay 17
Minnie L Higbey 22
Jack M Armstrong 38

William Barclay

 in the 1880 United States Federal Census

Name: William Barclay
Age: 5/12
Birth Date: Feb Abt 1880
Birthplace: Texas
Home in 1880: Precinct 1, Wise, Texas, USA
House Number: 146
Dwelling Number: 693
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital status: Single
Father's name: George Barclay
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's name: Sally Barclay
Mother's Birthplace: Missouri
Neighbors:
Household Members:
Name Age
George Barclay 32
Sally Barclay 22
William Barclay 5/12

Scottie Barclay

 in the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

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Name: Scottie Barclay
Gender: Male
Spouse: Sallie Higby
Child: Fredrick Barclay

George H. Barcley

 in the Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965

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Name: George H. Barcley
Gender: Male
Age: 21
Birth Date: 1859
Marriage Date: 1880
Marriage Place: , Texas, United States
Spouse: Sallie Hammonds
FHL Film Number: 1019576
Thank you, so much!

3 Answers

+1 vote
What is your late husband birth date and where.?
by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (917k points)
My late husband, Leslie Roy Barclay, Sr was born 14 Dec 1951,Fort Worth, TX  Tarrant County
+1 vote
We already hit a snag, 1900 Census,William Barclay is an

adopted son of Smith Head and Sallie head.
by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (917k points)
That might be the reason my husband didn't have family history...

Would there be information on his birth parents?
0 votes
I think Betty Fox has topped even her best prior efforts to find info and post it -- hats off to Betty Fox
by Susan Smith G2G6 Pilot (489k points)

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