17 July 1814–4 December 1879 (Age 65)
Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
When William Clayton was born on 17 July 1814, in Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Clayton, was 22 and his mother, Ann Critchley, was 20. He married Ruth Moon on 9 October 1836, in Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Brampton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. In 1860, at the age of 46, his occupation is listed as age 45; auditor, public acct u.t.; persons in household: ruth, 44; margaret, 41; william a, 16; violate r, 15; newrey h, 13; david h, 10; rachel a, 9; lydia a, 7; algenia m, 5; brigham j, 3; margaret, 40; joseph t, 12; lydia, 11; james l, 7; lavinina p, 5; don carlos, 2; augusta, 26; etc. salt lake city, salt lake, utah territory, united states in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 4 December 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
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