Susan Elizabeth Clayton

31 May 1841–4 January 1914 (Age 72)
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Susan Elizabeth

When Susan Elizabeth Clayton was born on 31 May 1841, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, her father, Solomon Coleman Clayton Jr, was 23 and her mother, Alcie Yarbrough, was 21. She married Joel Clayton on 5 November 1857, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Hanson, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 4 Hanson, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 January 1914, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hanson, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joel Clayton
1836–1917
Susan Elizabeth Clayton
1841–1914
Marriage: 5 November 1857
Alexander Solomon Clayton
1858–1906
Robert C. Clayton
1860–1895
Mary E. Clayton
1861–
Lucretia Clayton
1863–1885
John Morgan Clayton
1864–1941
Ailcey Forest Clayton
1867–1891
Nancy Ann Clayton
1868–1962
Eli B. Clayton
1870–
Sarah Frances Clayton
1874–1963
Malinda A. Clayton
1876–
Belinda Ann Clayton
1876–1903
Joanah Dallas “Jodie” Clayton
1879–
Sarah E. Clayton
1886–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 November 1857
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 9

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Susan Clayton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Clayton in household of Solomon C Clayton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan E Clayton in household of Joel Clayton, "United States Census, 1860"

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