Alfred Claycomb


Genealogy, History / Thursday, April 30th, 2015
EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH

Alfred Claycomb

Alfred Claycomb was born in Knox county Indiana) November 16, 1832. He came to Warren county, Illinois, in 1847, and worked for Robert McKindley on the farm in Swan township, for about five years. He afterwards lived with William Thomas until he was united in marriage with Miss Mary Bruce Taylor, May 31, 1854. She was born near Berwick in Warren county, Illinois, June 5, 1837. Mr. Claycomb engaged in farming. He finally moved on a farm west of the village of Greenbush, known as the Isaac Butler place, where they resided until 1880, when they moved west. He now resides about thirteen miles northeast of Maryville, in Nodaway county, Missouri.To Alfred Claycomb and wife were born the following-named children:

  • Floyd, May 17, 1886;
  • Goldie September 19, 1887;
  • Lorenza A., September 21, 1889;
  • Naomi G., September 6, 1903;
  • James 0., March 4, 1905
  • Frederic Marion, born January 22, 1866; married November 29, 1885, to Anna Levice. She was born June 4, 1868. They have two children-Earl, born August 8, 1892; Helen B., born November 12, 1903.
  • Agnes Elizabeth, born February 26, 1855. She died March 14, 1857.
  • Hiram, born March 4, 1857; died March 21, 1857.
  • George Elias, born February 14, 1858; died March 14, 1858.
  • William Oscar, born March 4, 1859; died November 27. 1865.
  • Lucy Jane, born February 26, 1862; married November 14, 1886, to James E. Simmons. He was born April 20, 1864, and was a son of John and Ruth (Jared) Simmons. They have one son, Dale C., born September 10, 1888.
  • James Otha, born January 27, 1864; married to Florence Smith, March 26, 1884. To them were born the following-named children:
    • Floyd, May 17, 1886;
    • Goldie September 19, 1887;
    • Lorenza A., September 21, 1889;
    • Naomi G., September 6, 1903;
    • James 0., March 4, 1905
    • Frederic Marion, born January 22, 1866; married November 29, 1885, to Anna Levice. She was born June 4, 1868. They have two children-Earl, born August 8, 1892; Helen B., born November 12, 1903.
  • Henry, born December 1, 1868; died in March, 1869.
  • Annetta born August 17, 1870; died March 14, 1871.
  • Randall, born May 21, 1873; died April 11, 1874.
  • Orlando, born July 25, 1875; died February 25, 1876.
  • Harvie, born March 25, 1877; died November 9, 1879.
  • Mary B., wife of Alfred Claycomb, died March 26, 1903.

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