Samuel Clayton

25 March 1840–13 June 1904 (Age 64)
Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Clayton was born on 25 March 1840, in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States, his father, John Clayton Jr., was 24 and his mother, Ruth Gleason, was 42. He married Henrietta Gleason Howe in 1861, in Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Eaton, Michigan, United States in 1860 and Money Creek, Houston, Minnesota, United States for about 30 years. He died on 13 June 1904, in Houston, Houston, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Money Creek, Houston, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Clayton
1840–1904
Henrietta Gleason Howe
1843–1916
Marriage: 1861
Alice Annette Clayton
1862–1937
May B. Clayton
1869–1928
Fred Howe Clayton
1868–1908
Ruth Clayton
1870–1949
John Earl Clayton
1875–1954
Ida Frances Clayton
1877–1953
Philip Clayton
1884–0002

Spouse and Children

    Male1840–1904Male

    Henrietta Gleason Howe

    Female1843–1916Female

MARRIAGE
1861
Minnesota, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1815–1895Male

    Ruth Gleason

    Female1798–1878Female

siblings

(5)

    David Clayton

    Male1837–Male

    Male1840–1904Male

    Mary Clayton

    Female1844–1896Female

    Nancy Adelia Clayton

    Female1848–1906Female

    Anna Elizabeth Clayton

    Female1850–1935Female

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 7

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1858

Age 18

Minnesota is the 32nd state.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Clayton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel Clayton, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Samuel Clayton in household of John Clayton, "United States Census, 1850"

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