Nora Lee Clayton

Female5 July 1882–1968

Brief Life History of Nora Lee

When Nora Lee Clayton was born on 5 July 1882, in Christian, Kentucky, United States, her father, Richard Dallas Clayton, was 38 and her mother, Dianah Teague, was 33. She married John Henry Rickard on 7 November 1906, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 3 Court House, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 4 Hanson, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died in 1968, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Rickard
Nora Lee Clayton
Marriage: 7 November 1906
Thelma Anna Rickard
Nina Rickard
Henry Richard Arvil Rickard
Alma Lee Rickard
Orvil Rickard
Johnnie Carl Rickard
Ruby Arlin Rickard
Rudy Arlin Rickard
Morton Jay Rickard
Emma Lois Utterback

Sources (12)

  • Nora Rickard in household of John H Rickard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nora Clayton in entry for Morton J Rickard and Dorothy Marie Bearden, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Nora Rickard in household of Henery Rickard, "United States Census, 1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 November 1906Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1892 · The Radio is invented

    Age 10

    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 24

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of numerous places, in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire, and Sussex, named Clayton, from Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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