16. Clay Cassius Maitlen & 17. Fannie Mae Huntley6/2/1863, Clay born in Terre Haute, Dunkirk Co., IN; s/o 32. William B Maitlen & 33. Rhoda Ann Garringer.
4/2/1873, Fannie born in MO, d/o 34. James H Huntley & 35. Ellen ?. (S) Obit.
7/3/1887, Clay 1st married Martha Ramey, born in Minneapolis, Ottawa Co., KS, d/o M. A. Ramey; they lived in Minneapolis, KS.
1889, Clay participated in the Oklahoma Land Rush.
4/15/1894, Martha died due to complications of childbirth.
1895, Clay married Fannie. (S) Newspaper article.
1907, Clay participated in the “Big Pasture” land rush in OK.
1910, Clay moved the family to Amarillo, TX.
6/6/1910, Fannie purchased the Red Front Restaurant, 502 First Street, Amarillo, TX.
The family moved to Grandfield, OK.
2/5/1920, (S) 1920 Census, OK, Tillman, Stephens; Clay & “Anne” are farmers, and rent their home. 3 youngest sons live with them. Both can read and write.
4/19/1930, (S) 1930 Census, OK, Tillman, Carr; Clay & Fannie live alone. Fannie indicates her father born in MO, mother in IO.
7/3/1949, Clay died in Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto Co., TX; buried in Mineral Wells Cem.
8/5/1959, Fannie died; buried in Mineral Wells, TX.
(S) Family information of descendent Louan Pyron, granddaughter of Elsie Mae Maitlen Cooley.
Children of Clay and Martha:
i. Harry Clay Maitlen, born 3/4/1889 in Minneapolis, Ottawa co., KS.
Harold married Ester L ?, born 1894. [No children.]
2/13/1948, Harold died in Denver, CO; cremated – ashes spread in Rocky Mtns.
ii. Bertha Larene Maitlen, born 3/9/1891 in Minneapolis, Ottawa co., KS.
1908, Bertha married Dan White, born 1886 in MO.
4/23/1910, (S) 1910 Census, OK, Washita Co., Cordell. They live on Temple road and have a 8-month old daughter named Alpha.
4/9/1930, 1930 Census, TX, Eastland Co. Dan is a farmer. They have 2 sons, ages 19 and 8, living with them.
8/13/1955, Bertha died in Fort Worth, Tarrant co., TX; buried in Fort Worth.
iii. Daniel Peter Maitlen, born 4/15/1894 in Minneapolis, Ottawa co., KS.
Daniel died an infant.
Children of Clay and Fannie:
i. Elsie Mae Maitlen, born 6/25/1896 in Burlington, KS.
Elsie married Clyde R. Colley, born 9/1893 in MO.
11/23/1983, Elsie died of a brain tumor; buried in Poe Prairie Cem., Weatherford, TX.
ii. Della Lee Maitlen, born 10/13/1897 in Burlington, KS.
10/26/1900, Della drowned in a barrel of rainwater; buried in Wakita Cem., Wakita, OK.
iii. John David Maitlen, born 1/26/1899 in Wakita, Grant Co., OK.
8/30/1945 in Long Beach, CA, John married Ruth Amelia Litle, 1/8/1906-3/17/1994.
1984, John lived at 243 Vista Del-Mar St., Shell Beach, CA, 93462.
10/30/1994, John died in Pismo Beach, CA. [Just months after Amelia.]
iv. George Cassius Maitlen, born 8/22/1900 in Wakita, Grant Co., OK.
3/24/1927 in Hollister, Tillman co., OK, George married Lillie Bell Jennings.
7/7/1979, George died in Cortez, CO; buried in Aztec Cem.; Aztec, NM.
1984, Lillie lived at 300 S. Beach St., Cortez, CO.
v. Lester Allen Maitlen (8), born 12/12/1902 in Wakita, Grant Co., OK.