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William Clifton, 

Older brother of John Clifton, son of Thomas and Ann Thomas Clifton

William Clifton, son of Thomas and Ann Thomas Clifton, was born about 17561 in Stafford County, Virginia, a British Colony, and died in Patrick County, Virginia. United States of America. Thomas Clifton was the son of Burdette and Frances Hill Clifton of Stafford County, Virginia.
Ann Thomas had a brother, Benjamin, and three sisters, Verlinda and Jane Thomas and Mildred Scott2

They had a son:
  • William "Wiley" Clifton4, born 1777 in Wake County, North Carolina; died: 20 April 1847 in Franklin, North Carolina; Married Elizabeth Alford.
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William "Wiley" Clifton5

William "Wiley" Clifton, a son of William and Ann Thomas Clifton, married6 Elizabeth Alford, a daughter of Isaac and Mary Alford on 10 November 1802 in Franklin, County, North Carolina. Elizabeth was born in Franklin, County, North Carolina, in 1777 and died 20 April 1847 in Franklin County, North Carolina.

William "Wiley" and Elizabeth Alford Clifton had the following children:
  • William B. Clifton10   born in 1803 in North Carolina, United States of America; died 25 March 1845 in Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America. Spouse: Martha Wall
  • Elizabeth Clifton11, born about 1804, Spouse: Goodwin Jones
  • Ann Clifton12, born 9 February 1807; died 13 June 1862. Spouse: Frederick Wall
  • Thomas Turner Clifton13born 10 August 1810 in Franklin County, North Carolina, and died 13 July 1882 in Franklin County, North Carolina. Spouse: Nancy Pippin; Married 28 September 1834 in Franklin County, North Carolina, United States of America.
  • Tilmon Clifton14 was born 1813 in Franklin County, North Carolina, United States of America. He died in 1884 in Franklin County, North Carolina, United States of America. Millie Saunders.
  • Wiley Sanders Clifton15 was born in 1816 in Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America, and died in Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Virginia, United States of America. Spouse: Burline Perry; marriage 29 October 1845 in Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America. Wiley served in the 24th North Carolina Infantry during the War Between the States.He was a Private in Company K*1.
  • Ridley Clifton16 was born in 1818 in Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America, and died in 1902, Braden, Fayette County, Tennessee, United States of America. Spouse: Elizabeth Harris; marriage 11 April 1846 in Fayette County, Tennessee, United States of America. Second spouse: Mary O. Robinson, marriage date: 30 April 1860.
  • Bolling Clifton17 was born in 1822 in Franklin County, North Carolina, United States of America.  U.S. 7Federal 1880 Census: Bolin (Bolling)Clifton listed 58 years of age
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*24th North Carolina Infantry Regiment, CSA had other Cliftons serving the Confederacy: David Clifton Company K Private/Musician; Clifton, G. Co. I, Private; Clifton, Joel J. Co. I; Clifton, R. Co. I, Private; Clifton, Willie D. Co. K Private and Clifton, Willie V. Co. K, Private. Please note: Clifton, Willie V and Clifton, Willie D. may be duplicate names. I have run in to a lot  of this type of error going through rosters, etc.

*William's brother, John see: Clifton listing #1, under the headings, Thomas Clifton and John Clifton
Sources:
1Teresa Johnson's family outline, received 8/5/1999, Dr. Julie Clifton Laughner
2Abstracts of Deeds, Wills and Court Order Books of Stafford County, Virginia, By Kathrine Cox Gottschalk
31790 US Census, Wake County, North Carolina
4North Caroline Marriage Bonds 1741-1868 (database online)
5Clifton's Collectibles Genealogy Database
6International Marriage Records 1560-1900 Provo Utah
71880 U, S. Federal Census


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Edited 6 November 2013