Joseph Thomas Clayton

10 January 1847–11 February 1873 (Age 26)
Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Thomas

When Joseph Thomas Clayton was born on 10 January 1847, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, William Clayton, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Moon, was 26. He married Huldah Amanda Dalton on 13 February 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 11 February 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Thomas Clayton
1847–1873
Huldah Amanda Dalton
1848–1885
Marriage: 13 February 1871

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (6)

    1854
    Age 7
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    1854
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Douglas, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Douglas, Nebraska, United States
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Cleeton
    Cleaton

    Sources (13)

    • Joseph T Clayton in household of William Clayton, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Joseph Clayton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Joseph Clayton in household of William Clayton, "United States Census, 1870"

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