Thomas Clayton

16 May 1832–17 March 1914 (Age 81)
Farington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Clayton was born on 16 May 1832, in Farington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Clayton, was 40 and his mother, Ann Critchley, was 38. He married Susannah Helm in April 1860, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. In 1880, at the age of 48, his occupation is listed as age 40; married to susanna; butcher; children in household: abraham, 17; william, 14; leah, 12; may, 10; susanna, 9; in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. He died on 17 March 1914, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Clayton
Susannah Helm
Marriage: April 1860
Thomas Abraham Clayton
Mary Elizabeth Ann Clayton
William Nephi Clayton
Leah Rebecca Clayton
Mary Caroline Clayton
Johanna "Annie" Clayton
Joseph Henry Clayton
David Hyrum Clayton
James Clayton
Ruth Clayton
Effie Bee Clayton
Melva or Nellie Helm Clayton
Aaron Trotter Clayton

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  • Marriage
    April 1860Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 11
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 22
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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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    Sources (48)

    • Thomas Clayton in household of Thomas Clayton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Thomas Clayton in entry for Susanna Helm Clayton, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Thos Clayton in household of Lucy Bullock, "United States Census, 1860"

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