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James William Claggett / Melissa Catherine Horney


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James William Claggett / Melissa Catherine Horney

Husband: James William Claggett
Born: 4 Jun 1851[114] [115] at: Warrenton, Fauquier, Virginia, USA
Married: 14 Oct 1880at: Lexington, McLean Co., Illinois, USA
Died: 9 May 1912[116] at: Lexington, McLean, Illinois, United States
Father: James Augustine Claggett
Mother: Catherine Johnson
Notes: [117]
Wife: Melissa Catherine Horney
Born: 18 Oct 1850[590] [591] at: Washington, Fayette, Ohio
Died: 10 Jan 1930[592] at: Lexington, McLean, Illinois, United States
Father: Hezekiah Horney
Mother: Sarah Jane Gaff
Notes: [593]
Children
Name: Amy Maybelle Claggett [596] [594] [595]
Born: 11 Jan 1882[594] at: Lexington, McLean, Illinois, United States
Died: 7 Jul 1960[595] at: Lexington, McLean, Illinois, United States
Spouses:

Name: William Fordes Claggett
Born: 1883at:
Died: 1883at:
Spouses:

Name: Elmer Thurlow Claggett [598] [597]
Born: Mar 1885[597] at: Lexington, McLean, Illinois, United States
Married: at:  
Died: at:
Spouses: Hazel Irilla Sinniger


Pedigree Chart for: James William Claggett

      /--Samuel  Claggett  II
   /--Samuel  Claggett  III
   |  \--Amey Jane  Ramey 
/--James Augustine  Claggett 
|  |  /--Thomas  Sanford 
|  \--Lucy  Sanford 
|     \--Kesiah  Wilson 
|--James William  Claggett 
|     /--
|  /--Moses  Johnson 
|  |  \--
\--Catherine  Johnson 
   |  /--
   \--Catherine  Norris 
      \--Hannah  Bell 

Pedigree Chart for: Melissa Catherine Horney

      /--William Horney  Sr.
   /--Daniel Horney 
   |  \--Hannah Harriet Chipman 
/--Hezekiah  Horney 
|  |  /--
|  \--Margaret Calloway 
|     \--
|--Melissa Catherine  Horney 
|     /--
|  /--David M.  Gaff 
|  |  \--
\--Sarah Jane Gaff 
   |  /--
   \--Hannah  Mock 
      \--Mary  Horney 

[117] DIES IN ILLINOIS Mr. James William Claggett died at his home in Lexington, Ill., Friday, May 10, after an illness of several months. He was born near Warrenton, Va., in 1851 and was the second son of James A. and Catherine Claggett. His boyhood home was near the seat of war during the four years of that titanic struggle. Their house was near the first Bull Run battlefield, and many times the armies of both North and South were camped on their farm. In 1866 the Claggett family moved to Illinois and settled in Lexington. In 1880 Mr. Claggett was married to Miss Melissa C. Horney, who with a son and daughter survives him. He also leaves a brother, R. T. Claggett, and a sister, Mrs. Luther Claggett. --Lexington, IL newspaper 1900 census for William Claggett & Melissa (Horney) Claggett: (Lexington, Il., Lexington Twp., McLean Co., E.D. #111, sheet 6B): -William Claggett, born 6/1851, age 48, married 19 yrs., born Va., parents born Va. -Melissa Claggett, born 10/1850, age 49, 2 children born, 2 children living, born Ohio, parents b. Ohio -Amy M. Claggett, born 6 or 1/1882, age 18, born Illinois -Elmer Claggett, born 3/1885, age 15, born Illinois 1910 census, Lexington Twp., McLean Co., Il. 4/20/1910, E.D. #110, page 6A: -William Claggett, age 58, liveryman, own barn -Melissa Claggett, age 59, 3 children born, 2 children living -Amy M Claggett, age 28, schoolteacher, public schools -Elmer Claggett, age 25, clerk department store --extracted by Sandy Calhoun

[593] Based in part on notes compiled by Ruth Matella Beasley. Mrs. J. W. Claggett LEXINGTON, Jan. 21 -- Mrs. J. W. Claggett, 79, died suddenly at her home here Friday night. Anemia was given as the cause for her death. She had not been bedfast. Melissa Horney, the daughter of Mr. and Mr.s Hexekiah Horney, was born in Ohio and came to Lexington with her parents when she was two years old. She has lives here since that time. Her husband died several years ago. Surviving are a daughter, Miss Amy Claggett, a teacher in the grade school here, a son, E. T. Claggett of Chicago and four grandchildren. Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced. -- From the Bloomington, Il. Pantagraph, courtesy of Sandy Calhoun

[596] Based in part on notes compiled by Ruth Matella Beasley. Amy never married. Miss Amy Claggett LEXINGTON - (PNS) - Miss Amy M. Claggett, 78, a retired schoolteacher, died at 5:45 am Wednesday [July 7, 1960] at Brokaw Nursing Home after suffering a stroke May 25. Her funeral will be at the Musselman Funeral Home here at 3 p. m. Friday with the Rev. Robert Shobe of Neponset officiating. Burial will be at the Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7 to 10 p. m. Thursday at the funeral home Miss Claggett taught at Le Roy, Atlanta, and Lexington schools and retired in 1932. She was born in Lexington Jan 11, 1887, a daughter of James W. and Melissa Horney Claggett. Surviving are a brother, Elmer T. Claggett of 601 Pine in Normal. She was a member of the Lexington Baptist Church. -- From the Bloomington, Il. Pantagraph, courtesy of Sandy Calhoun

[598] Based on notes compiled by Ruth Matella Beasley. According to his mother's obituary, he had four children, 2 boys and 2 girls.

@1 [114] [S9]

  • @2Page: E.D. #111, sheet 6B

@1 [115] [S51]

  • @2Page: E.D. #110, page 6A

@1 [116] [S13]

@1 [590] [S9]

  • @2Page: Enumeration Dist 111, entry 235

@1 [591] [S13]

  • @2Page: Enumeration Dist 111, entry 235

@1 [592] [S13]

@1 [594] [S9]

  • @2Page: Enumeration Dist 111, entry 235;

@1 [595] [S13]

@1 [597] [S9]

  • @2Page: Enumeration Dist 111, entry 235;

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