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James M. Clinton (abt. 1816 - abt. 1867)

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James M. Clinton
Born about in South Carolina, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 12 May 1844 in Calhoun County, Alabama, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in White Plains, Calhoun, Alabama, USAmap
Profile last modified 13 Dec 2016 | Created 7 Oct 2016
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Birth Abt. 1816 • South Carolina, USA

Marriage 12 May 1844 • Calhoun County, Alabama, USA to Jane L Coker (1825–1880). Original Marriage Document

Jane and James had 7 known children:

William Wester Clinton 1846–1899
Martha S "Mattie" Clinton 1849–1925
James L Clinton 1852–1928
Sarah Clinton 1854–
Mary Mollie Clinton 1856–
Louisa F Clinton 1860–
John Wesley Clinton 1866–1948

Residence 18 Oct 1850 • Benton, Alabama, USA --- Household consists of: James 34, (A Trader), Jane 21, William 4 and Mattie 1. 1850 United States Census

Residence 7 Jul 1860 • Calhoun, Alabama, USA--- SLAVE SCHEDULE. James owns 1 slave. a 45 year old black female. He has 1 slave house.

Residence 7 Jul 1860 • Calhoun, Alabama, USA --- Occupation: Grocer. Real Estate Value: 350, Personal Estate Value: 1000. Living in the house: James and Jane, and Children: Wester 14, Martha 10, James 8, Sarah 6, Mollie 4.. 1860 United States Census

Vote on White Plains Incorperation 1 Sep 1860 • White Plains, Calhoun Alabama, USA -- James is mentioned in the article as being one of the voters in the election for Incorporation of White Plains

Residence 1866 • Calhoun County, Alabama, USA. The household consisted of: 1 male under 10 yrs, 2 males 10-20 yrs, 1 male over 20 yrs, 2 females under 10 yrs, 2 females 10-20 yrs, 1 female over 20 yrs.

Death abt 1867 • White Plains, Calhoun, Alabama, USA -- The last trace I can find of James is in the Alabama Census Record for Calhoun County dated 1866


  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 November 2014), James M Clinton, Benton county, Benton, Alabama, United States; citing family 75, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "Alabama State Census, 1866," database, FamilySearch ( : 14 November 2014), J M Clinton, Calhoun, Alabama; citing certificate 18744, p. 87, Department of Archives and History, Montgomery; FHL microfilm 1,533,831.

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