Son of Robert Clifton and Virginia B. "Ginnie" (Hale) Clifton.
Brother of Charles R. "Charlie" Clifton, Lassie Cornelia (Clifton) Allison, Leonard Franklin "Frank" Clifton, William Worth "Will" Clifton, Bertha E. (Clifton) [Bell] Scarbrough, and two unknown siblings.
1. Eliza (Unknown) Clifton.
Lester Ray Clifton and Nora (Clifton) [Smith] [Panter] Unknown.
2. Minnie L. (Keener) [Unknown] Clifton.
Herman W. Clifton, Roscoe Lee "Ross" Clifton, Cleo E. (Clifton) Holland, and John Max Clifton.
John O. Clifton died at the age of 64 from a gunshot wound in his abdomen. His death was ruled a homicide. John was a Constable in Bledsoe County, Tennessee. He got into a gunfight with another Bledsoe Constable in downtown Pikeville. John received a gunshot wound during this fight, and was transported to Thomison's Hospital in Dayton Tennessee, where he died during surgery.
On the Certificate of Death, John O. Clifton is listed as a widower, with Minnie Clifton listed as his deceased wife. His primary residence was Pikeville, Bledsoe County, Tennessee.
1920 US Census - Tennessee, Bledsoe County, Civil District 2
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