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Thomas Clayton, Jr. was born 19 February 1793 in Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom to Thomas Clayton (1754-1829) and Ellen Mayor (1754-1836) and died 16 June 1849 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, United States of unspecified causes. He married Ann Critchely (1793-1848) 6 August 1814 in St Leonard Church, Walton le Dale, Lancashire, England.


Marriage and Family

About 1838-1839, the Clayton Family met Mormon missionaries from America and joined the young LDS Church. Evidence of their new son born in 1839 was named Joseph Hyrum in honor of the Mormon Prophet and his brother.

  1. William Clayton (1814-1879) - notable Mormon Pioneer, famous as the songwriter of the LDS Hymn Come, Come Ye Saints. Held many important duties in Utah and the CHurch
  2. Alice Clayton (1816-1859) - wife of handcart leader Edward Martin.
  3. David Clayton (1818-1852)
  4. Lucy Caroline Clayton (1820-1879)
  5. Ellen Clayton (1822-1888)
  6. James Clayton (1824-1847)
  7. John Clayton (1826-1850) - married the widow of his brother James.
  8. Mary Ann Clayton (1828-1829)
  9. Eliza Clayton (1830-1901)
  10. Thomas Clayton (1834-1914)
  11. Dinah Ann Clayton (1835-1913)
  12. Mary Jane Clayton (1836-1837) - died very young in England
  13. Joseph Hyrum Clayton (1839-1870)
  14. Matthew Henry Clayton (1840-1841) - died very young in England




Children


Offspring of Thomas Clayton, Jr. and Ann Critchely (1793-1848)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Clayton (1814-1879) 17 July 1814 Charnock Moss, Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom 4 December 1879 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Ruth Moon (1817-1894)
Margaret Moon (1820-1870)
Diantha Farr (1828-1850)
Augusta Braddock (1833-1925)

Alice Clayton (1816-1859)
David Clayton (1818-1852)
Lucy Caroline Clayton (1820-1879)
Ellen Clayton (1822-1888)
James Clayton (1824-1847) 22 May 1824 Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom 28 November 1847 Winter Quarters, Douglas County, Nebraska, United States Mead Barton (1820-)
Lydia Ann Moon (1826-1897)

John Clayton (1826-1850) 5 July 1826 Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom 1850 United States Lydia Ann Moon (1826-1897)

Mary Ann Clayton (1828-1829)
Eliza Clayton (1830-1901)
Thomas Clayton (1834-1914)
Dinah Ann Clayton (1835-1913)
Mary Jane Clayton (1836-1837) 16 October 1836 Farington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom 2 February 1837 Farington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Joseph Hyrum Clayton (1839-1870)
Matthew Henry Clayton (1840-1841) 14 November 1840 Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom 6 February 1841 Farington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

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