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James Levi Claxton

Male Abt 1844 - 1908  (~ 64 years)


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  • Name James Levi Claxton 
    Born Abt 1844  Stewart Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aug 1908  Cheatham Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I254  MyTree
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2009 

    Father Joshua Claxton,   b. Between 1790 and 1800, prob Sumner, Dickson City, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1850, Dickson City, Sumner Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Delilah Hand,   b. Between 1815 and 1820, Dickson Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1870, Bowling Green, Stewart Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1838  Dickson City, Sumner Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Bridgett Mullins,   b. 15 Nov 1845, Montreal, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1910, Stewart Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1861  Montgomery Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F4713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth F. Groves,   b. Mar 1837, Green Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 28 Sep 1871  Cheatham Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F4714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Sep 1871 - Cheatham Co., TN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aug 1908 - Cheatham Co., TN Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • James Levi Claxton joined the Confederate Army when he was seventeen
      years of age. He served in Company B, 50th Tennessee Infantry from
      1861 to 1864. He was captured but escaped from the Union Army. After
      his return from the Civil lWar he left his wife, Bridget, and moved to
      Cheatham Co., TN. There he married Elizabeth Groves. On April 10,
      1864 he was arrested by the United States Army Provost Marshall in
      Stewart Co., TN, and charged with killing a Negro. He was never tried
      for the crime.


      U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
      about James L. Claxton
      Name: James L. Claxton
      Side: Confederate
      Regiment State/Origin: Tennesee
      Regiment Name: 50 Tennessee Infantry.
      Regiment Name Expanded: 50th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry
      COMPANY: B
      Rank In: Private
      Rank In Expanded: Private
      Rank Out: Private
      Rank Out Expanded: Private
      Film Number: M231 roll 8