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Layton, M. V. B.

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Layton, M. V. B.
March 16, 2007 03:38PM
County of Christian, Kentucky. Historical and Biographical. Edited by
William Henry Perrin. F. A. Battey Publishing Co., 1884, p. 488.

M. V. B. LAYTON is a native of Allegheny County, Va., and was born
January 30, 1840. His parents, Isaac N. and Sarah (Adams) Layton, were
natives of Virginia also, and the former is still living on the old
homestead in that State. The subject of this sketch moved from his
native county, and after residing a year in Ohio, located in Christian
County. He rents out his farm property and devotes his time to working
at the blacksmith trade, which he learned under his father. In 1861,
Mr. Layton enlisted in Company A, Sixtieth Virginia Volunteer Infantry,
Col. Summers. He served through the Virginia Campaign. Mr. Layton is a
Democrat in politics, is one of the present magistrates for Mt. Vernon
Precinct, and with his wife is a member of the United Baptist Church.
He married Linnie A. Meacham, a daughter of Joseph Meacham, and has had
five children: Ida, Jettie, Vanie, Benjamin F. and Minnie.
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