Clifton, John Frank
The following data is extracted from Hopkins County, Texas.
The Clifton name is prominent in Hopkins County. Frank and John Clifton are pioneer citizens of Hopkins County. Uncle Frank is a primitive Baptist preacher, and is as straight and honest a man as the God of heaven desires man to be; his word is his bond, it is law and the people of the county understand it just that way. A pure, noble-hearted, God serving gentleman possessed of as few faults as any living man. John Clifton lives near Miller Grove and is a splendid citizen of Hopkins County. He has lived an upright, just and honest life, and has ever been loved and respected for his manly qualities, and generous disposition, and unusual hospitality extended to friends at his home. He is in feeble health now, is old and is living a very retired life.
Source: Hopkins County, Texas