I am descended from persons bearing the above surnames who lived in Clay County, IL during part or all of their lives.I am interested in sharing information about the respective persons, as well as future efforts in learning more about them.If interested, please contact me through the forum or by direct e-mail at email@example.com.
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Jonathan Riley, b. abt 1820, IN m. Sarah Myers, b. abt 1820, IL.Came to Clay late 1830's (or before). Henry Barnes, b. 1824, KY m. Sarah Graham, b. 1830, IN.Came to Clay before 1860. James Britton, b. 1816, KY m. Desdomona Rayl, b. 1815.Came to Clay about 1862. Hardin Burton, b. abt 1817 m. Elizabeth Ann Richards, b. 1823, IN. Came in covered wagon, 9/11/1864. Micajah Brooks, b. 1754-1774, NC m Rachel _____, b. 1750- 1774.Came to Clay abt 1827. Mary E. Stonecipher, b. abt 1852, TN. Came to Clay bef 1870 with parents, Wayne and Melvina (Morgan) Stonecipher. Married in Clay Co. 11/21/1878 Jonathan Riley, b. 1851, IL