I am a Claxton descendant of Hiram Madison and Temperance Mathis Claxont. While going through Ark. records found in 1860 Salem Twp, Greene Co., Ark. Herndon P. O. thse Claxton Children living with Thomas Knight 63 born SC and his wife Mary J. 50 born Tn.
George Claxton 12 born Ill. Amanda E. "9" Missouri A. "7"
Found in IllinoisWilliamson Co. Jeremiah Claxton 33-Tn Scinda R.23" George5 Ill Amanda2" Marriage records show a Jeremiah Claxton married Cindrill KNIGHT in Williamson Co., Ill 5 Aug 1844
by 1860 these children are not with him and he has a new wife.
1860 John Co., Ill Twp 11 SR 3E P. O. Vienna
Jeremiah Claxton43-Tn Lucinda33? Ky Matthew9Ky D--mp B.8 franklin4 Mary1/--
Marriage records show a Jeremiah Claxton married a Lucinda Hulin 16 Aug 1859 in Johnson Co., Ill.