Clarence Cummings Peyton

6 August 1882–14 February 1969 (Age 86)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Clarence Cummings

When Clarence Cummings Peyton was born on 6 August 1882, in West Virginia, United States, his father, George Elisha Peyton, was 33 and his mother, Anna Maria Gooch, was 30. He married Melva Sumney on 7 April 1903, in Donora, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Somerset Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Nottingham Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 14 February 1969, in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Cummings Peyton
Melva Sumney
Marriage: 7 April 1903
Mary Magaretta Peyton

Spouse and Children

7 April 1903
Donora, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States


    Mary Magaretta Peyton


Parents and Siblings

    George Elisha Peyton


    Anna Maria Gooch










    Louis Peyton


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 23

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

English and Irish (County Donegal): variant spelling of Payton .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clarence Peyton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence C Peyton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarence Peyton, "United States Census, 1910"

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