James clayton married annis savage Bay. James was born 1817 in Kennebec Maine Millitary records states he lived in Rock Bluffs Nebraska, Rock bluff.
He had three children one died early Name unknown. Z. clayton was born in 1854 in Ohio. W.W Clayton was born in 1857 in Iowa.James military records shows he was born in Kennebec, Maine. He was married in Ohio to Annise Savage Bay of Ohio
He later moved to Louisiana In the Rayne area. Having survived a sinking of the riverboat they were on coming down the Mississippi river