Harold Layton's Family Page



``The past is never dead. It's not even past.''
William Faulkner
Requiem for a Nun
(Act I, Scene iii)


Family Photograph Album

Anita Tam Layton
Mary Marie Ray Scott
Brown-Ray Wedding Party
Brown Family Group 1917
Brown Family Group 1936
Elizabeth Robins Vanhook
Layton Family Group
Elizabeth Garrett Layton
George Harrison Storms
Calico Family Group



Documentary information

Historical Sketches of Lancaster and Garrard County 1796-1924 by Dr. J. B. Kinnaird

Index to Forrest Calico's History Of Garrard County Kentucky And Its Churches
Link to 9 January 1961 letter of Forrest Calico
Folk tale recorded by Forrest Calico: Hobbuk and Jobbuk and Old Paish Fowler
(Forrest Calico [22 January 1885 -- 13 August 1973] was the brother of
Harold Layton's paternal grandmother, Osie Calico Layton.
Forrest was born on Poosey Ridge in Madison County, KY; he died
in Lancaster, KY, which is the county seat of Garrard County.)
Burial Records

Resolution honoring William R. Layton, 12 April 1919 - 4 February 2002

Obituary: George Helton Layton, 28 August 1910 - 7 July 1999
Obituary: James Hyatt Layton, 26 September 1936 - 25 August 2003
Obituary: Lewis Coleman Layton, 20 May 1917 - 12 February 2007
Obituary: Hazel Virginia (Calico) Little, 18 February 1910 - 8 May 2010
Obituary: Clara Dean Scott, February 5, 1925 - May 26, 2011
Obituary: Robert Shearer, Senior, 2 April 1869 - 9 October 1935
Obituary: Robert Alexander Shearer, 1 June 1917 - 8 April 2009
Obituary: Judith Kirby Shearer, 16 April 1920 - 8 February 2011
Photograph: Judith Kirby Shearer, 16 April 1920 - 8 February 2011
Obituary:Virginia Scott Russell, 18 January 1922 - 27 March 2012
Obituary: Family friend: Thomas Albert Carruth 17 September 1911 - Sunday 17 June 1990
Photograph (ca. 1975): Family friend: Thomas Albert Carruth 17 September 1911 - Sunday 17 June 1990
Obituary: Harold Walden Layton 21, 1926 - December 8, 2013


``But when I think of the family, I have in mind a bond which embaces . . .
a piety towards the dead, however obscure, and a solicitude for the unborn, however remote.''
T. S. Eliot
Notes towards the Definition of Culture
(Chapter II)


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