Adella Elizabeth Clayton

4 September 1862–
Michigan, United States

The Life of Adella Elizabeth

When Adella Elizabeth Clayton was born on 4 September 1862, in Michigan, United States, her father, John Clayton, was 32 and her mother, Harriet Matilda Hanford, was 30. She married Steven A Douglas Carleton in 1884. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Kansas, United States in 1870.

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Steven A Douglas Carleton
Adella Elizabeth Clayton
Marriage: 1884
Albert Ray Carleton
Cecil H Carleton

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Baxter Springs

Age 1

A minor battle of the American Civil War named The Battle of Baxter Springs was fought in Baxter Springs on October 6, 1863. The battle was a Confederate victory and there were approximately 113 casualties.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 34

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Adealia E Clayton in household of John Clayton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Adellah E Clayton in household of John Clayton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Adella E Carleton in household of Douglas S Carleton, "United States Census, 1910"

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