Daniel John Clayton

29 August 1789–2 April 1858 (Age 68)
Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Daniel John

When Daniel John Clayton was born on 29 August 1789, in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Daniel Clayton, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Leavers, was 39. He married Hannah Screton on 22 May 1815, in Lambley, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Arnold, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 2 April 1858, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Daniel John Clayton
Hannah Screton
Marriage: 22 May 1815
Sarah Ann Clayton
William Clayton
Elizabeth Clayton
Elizabeth Clayton
Ann Clayton
Daniel Clayton
Mary Clayton
Alice Clayton
David Clayton
John Clayton
Ruth Clayton

Spouse and Children

22 May 1815
Lambley, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 12

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 19

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 26

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places, in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire, and elsewhere, named Clayton, from Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel Clayton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Daniel Clayton in entry for William Clayton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Daniel Clayton in entry for John Clayton and Elizabeth Knight, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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