Seeking info on Amelia (Milley) Clayton b. in 1804 and m. in 1824 to John Henry Dennis who was b. in 1804 in Guilford Co., NC and was the son of John Dennis, a Baptist preacher.
Milley and John Henry moved somewhere in TN shortly after marriage. Between 1831 to 1837, they left TN for somewhere in KY where 2 of their children were born. Then, in 1837 they moved back to TN. Milley died somewhere in TN in 1844. Then, in 1845, John Henry remarried to a Delilah Thomas who must have been a widow because she had one son named Robert (Ethelred or Ethelder) Thomas. In 1847, John Henry and Delilah and the children moved to TX. They must have come into TX from the east because the first record of them is the 1850 Rusk Co., TX census. They may have also spent time in Kaufman and Hunt Co's. before becoming permanent residents of Montague Co./Cooke Co. TX.
Some of the children of Milley and John Henry: Mary Evans, Elizabeth Jane, Jessie James, Sinthia Ann, William Calvin, Eli Yancey, Juritta Caroline, and Julettta Josephine
Some of the children of John Henry and Delilah: John McChesney, Letticia C., Cordelia Belsora, Joseph Austin
Please email me if you have any information on Milley, John Henry, John, Delilah, or any of the children