John Conrad Clayson

26 October 1913–12 October 1972 (Age 58)
American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of John Conrad

When John Conrad Clayson was born on 26 October 1913, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Eli Archer Clayson, was 36 and his mother, Mary Louisa Naegle, was 34. He married Annie Leone Grant on 2 February 1950. He lived in Alameda, Alameda, California, United States in 1935 and Sacramento Judicial Township, Sacramento, California, United States in 1940. He died on 12 October 1972, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.

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John Conrad Clayson
Lillian May Tarwater
Janet Dorothy Clayson

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World Events (8)

1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 2

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 16

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Classe, a short form of Nicholas. The name may have been imported to England in the Middle Ages by Flemish weavers. As an American surname it has probably absorbed some cases of Dutch Claassen and its variants.

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

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Story Highlight

Eli Archer Clayson and Mary Louisa Naegle

Eli Archer Clayson and Mary Louisa Naegle were products of plural marriages. From what their grand-daughter, Gaylene Clayson Vincent, shared, Eli and Mary were in the leather business when they live …

Sources (3)

  • John C Clayson in household of Eli Archer Clayson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John C Clayson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Clayson in household of Eli A Clayson, "United States Census, 1920"

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