Dorothy Mae Clayton

24 June 1891–5 August 1985 (Age 94)
Luther, Wellington, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Dorothy Mae

When Dorothy Mae Clayton was born on 24 June 1891, in Luther, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Lobley Clayton, was 46 and her mother, Maria Jane Davey, was 42. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Frederick Albert Cunningham. She lived in Wellington, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Saskatchewan, Canada in 1916. She died on 5 August 1985, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Albert Cunningham
Dorothy Mae Clayton
Norma Susan Cunningham
Clayton Whitney Cunningham

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    John Lobley Clayton


    Maria Jane Davey




+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 15

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 43

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 52

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places, in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire, and elsewhere, named Clayton, from Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy M Clayton in household of John F Clayton, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Dorothy Cunningham in household of Fred Cunningham, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Dorothy May Clayton, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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