Whether the following entries belong to this Cornelius Clayton is yet to be determined as it is conflicting information.
Residences & events:
1840 Edgar Co, IL. The census recorded Cornelius at 20-30 with 1 little girl under the age of 5 and 1 female (Anna), also 20-30.
1850 Where was this family at census time? On the move?
1860 Benton, Christian Co, MO. At census time Cornelius was 48 and "Anney" was 42. Their children were all girls: Mary, 20, Elisabeth, 18, Susan, 16, Polley, 12, Rosanah, 10, Arminta, 8, Sarah, 6, and Hannah, 4. His occupation was farmer and the value of his property was $800/593.