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Sarah (Sally) Melvina Gregory

James J. Clayman



Wife: Sarah (Sally) Melvina Gregory

Born: 15 August 1859

Parents: William (Wiley (Willie?) Gregory & Amanda Ann Appleby

Birth Place: Springfield, Greene County, Missouri

Married: 10 October 1869

Spouse:  James J. Clayman

Born:  October 1849

Place:  Missouri

Occupation:  Fireman, Railroad

Parents: David & Martha Clayman


Children of David & Martha Clayman:

James J. and John Clayman (1859-)


Children of Sarah (Sally) Gregory and James J. Clayman

Grandchildren of Amanda Ann Appleby-Gregory

There were six children born to Sarah & James, only

four lived to adulthood.

Elmer, Myrtle, Omer, Rosanna Clayman


1.  Elmer E. Clayman

Born:  February 1873  

Place:  Springfield, Greene County, Missouri

Spouse:  Grace, born 1890, Missouri


2.  Myrtle Clayman

Born: 1876

Place:  Springfield, Greene County, Missouri

Married:  Chapman

Daughter:  Mabel Chapman, born March 1899


3.  Omer Benjamin Clayman

Born: 10 October 1878

Place:  Springfield, Greene County, Missouri

Occupation: Plaster Contractor

Spouse: Frances (Josie) 

Born: 1887  Place:  Missouri

Children of Omer and Frances Clayman:

Myrtle M. born 1902; Ivah (Ivy) born 1904; James J. born 1907.


4.  Rosanna Clayman

Born:  May 1888  Place: Missouri


(2) 1.2 John CLAYMAN

Birth Date: 1859

Birth Place: Missouri

Parents:  David & Martha Clayman.




Notes for Elmer Clayman:

In 1920. Elmer  Clayman, age 46, and his wife, Grace, age 30, were living in Detroit, District 643, Ward 21, Wayne County, Michigan.  They were lodgers in a boarding house.  Elmer's occupation at that time was a Plaster Contractor.

May have been the Elmer Clayman in 1930 census, living as a boarder in Peoria Illinois. Stated he was married for 22 years, but no wife listed. He was a salesman for stock food.  

Notes for Omer (Omar) Benjamin Clayman:

In 1910 Census, St. Louis, Missouri, Omer B. age 31 was living as head of household. His occupation was given as Plasterer buildings. He was married and had 3 children and his parents and brother, Elmer E. Clayman, were living with him and his family.

Omer Benjamin Clayman registered for the World War I draft in St. Louis in 1917. Information given then: He lived at 2825 Pestallozzi St. St. Louis. His nearest relative was his wife Frances. He was described as tall, med build, gray eyes, brown hair. Occaupation "Contractor for himself".

In 1920 census, his parents nor brother was still living with him. He still worked as a Plasterer. His wife was now called Josie, presumably a middle name, since age was the same as Frances'. Three children were still living at home.

Notes for James J. Clayman: 

James and his wife, Grace, age 30 living as a border in a home in  St. Louis, Independent City, MO, in 1930.

May have been the same James J. Clayman, died 27 January 1971 in Pinellas County, Florida. Born 20 Feb 1907

In 1930 census, James J. Clayman, age 23 (son of Omer Clayman) was living in aboarding house in Independent City, St. Louis Missouri.  His Occupation was Plasterer Contractor


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31 October 2007