Wynn Chester Clayton

11 July 1898–3 February 1986 (Age 87)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Wynn Chester

When Wynn Chester Clayton was born on 11 July 1898, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Charles William Clayton, was 29 and his mother, Lohala Lulu Browning, was 25. He married Lillie Emma Ward on 11 July 1917, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1935 and San Rafael, Marin, California, United States in 1940. He died on 3 February 1986, in Contra Costa, California, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Wynn Chester Clayton
Lillie Emma Ward
Marriage: 11 July 1917
Romaine Mildred Clayton
Phyllis Delores Clayton

Spouse and Children

11 July 1917
Weber, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1909 · A Summer Capitol

Age 11

Besides farming and shipping with the trolley up to Ogden Valley, there was an effort to convince the state of Utah to have a summer capitol near the town of Huntsville. Even though it didn’t happen, the Ogden Rapid Transit Company extended the Trolley route to Huntsville, so others could vacation there.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Wynn C Brumsstitt in household of James J Brumsstitt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Winnie Clayton in household of Clayton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wynn C Clayton, "United States Census, 1940"

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