Ione Clayton

4 October 1900–10 June 1986 (Age 85)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Ione

When Ione Clayton was born on 4 October 1900, in Missouri, United States, her father, Ora Clayton, was 23 and her mother, Nora Vanpool, was 18. She married Richard John Stroup on 3 July 1925. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Baxter Springs, Cherokee, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 June 1986, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lake Cemetery, Lamar Township, Barton, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard John Stroup
Ione Clayton
Marriage: 3 July 1925
Ione J Stroup

Spouse and Children

3 July 1925


    Ione J Stroup


Parents and Siblings

    Ora Clayton






    Ora Glen Clayton


World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 4

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 27

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Iona Clayton in household of Nora Clayton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ione Stroup in household of Richard J Stroup, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ione Stroup in household of Richard J Stroup, "United States Census, 1930"

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