Dorothy Alice Clayton

18 November 1893–11 November 1924 (Age 31)
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England

The Life of Dorothy Alice

When Dorothy Alice Clayton was born on 18 November 1893, in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, her father, Thomas Clayton, was 45 and her mother, Kate Whittaker Ford, was 39. She married Godfrey Lindstrom on 20 May 1919. She immigrated to Ellis Island, New York City, New York, United States in 1914 and lived in Heswall, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Lewisville, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 11 November 1924, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Godfrey Lindstrom
Dorothy Alice Clayton
Marriage: 20 May 1919

Spouse and Children

20 May 1919

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 3

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 9

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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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Story Highlight

Kathleen Clayton Labrum - Part 1

I was born September 25, 1896 -- Macclesfield, Cheshire, England. The 10th child of Thomas and Kate Whittaker Ford Clayton. I don't know much about my father's family. Mother was one of 15 children …

Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Lindstrom in household of Godfrey Lindstrom, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothy A in entry for Godfrey Lindstrom, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"
  • Dorothy A. Clayton in entry for Godfrey Lindstrom, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

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