Achsah M Clayton

Female6 May 1896–7 May 1918

Brief Life History of Achsah M

When Achsah M Clayton was born on 6 May 1896, in Missouri, United States, her father, William Milton Clayton, was 33 and her mother, Mary Josephine Carpenter, was 34. She lived in Washington Township, Buchanan, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 7 May 1918, in Norwalk, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Milton Clayton
1862–1948
Mary Josephine Carpenter
1861–
Ruth Edith Clayton
1885–1983
Frank Ernest Clayton
1887–1974
Arthur Harrison Clayton
1888–1963
Guy Burtram Clayton
1892–1918
Achsah M Clayton
1896–1918

Sources (6)

  • Achsah M Clayton in household of William M Clayton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Achsah Clayton, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Achsah Clayton, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 7

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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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