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Clayton, John William

Clayton, John William

Male 1897 - 1949  (51 years)

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  • Name Clayton, John William  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 1 Dec 1897  Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Name Bill 
    Occupation Managed Furniture Store 
    Reference Number 241 
    Residence Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence Between 1917 and 1918  Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1946  Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Relation to Head: Self 
    Died 3 Apr 1949  Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried 5 Apr 1949  Clayton-Rhew Family Cemetery, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I239  Caswell County
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 

    Father Clayton, Abner Lee,   b. 26 Dec 1871, Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1954, Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mooney, Vandora,   b. 30 Sep 1874, Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1948, Camp Butner, Granville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 8 Feb 1892  Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 3306 
    Notes 
    • Marriage year also seen as 1893.
    Family ID F200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Oakley, Annie May,   b. 31 Dec 1896, Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1926, Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1917 
    Reference Number 15055 
    Children 
     1. Clayton, John Phillip,   b. 2 Sep 1918, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1971  (Age 52 years)  [natural]
     2. Clayton, William Burley,   b. 24 Jan 1920, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 2010  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
     3. Clayton, Lacy Melvin,   b. 23 Aug 1922, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 2001  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    +4. Clayton, Annie Bernice,   b. 27 Aug 1924, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 2017  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
    +5. Clayton, Dora Beverly,   b. Abt 1927, Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 2007, Ludlow, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Frederick, Mona Minerva,   b. 12 Dec 1904, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1977, Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 28 Aug 1927  Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Reference Number 3283 
    Children 
    +1. Clayton, Mona Grachel,   b. 5 Jun 1929, Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 2016, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
    +2. Clayton, Abner Wharden,   b. 28 Sep 1931, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 2013, Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
    +3. Living
    +4. Living
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F70  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Dec 1897 - Person County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1917 and 1918 - Person County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Aug 1927 - Person County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Relation to Head: Self - 1946 - Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Apr 1949 - Person County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Apr 1949 - Clayton-Rhew Family Cemetery, Person County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Clayton Family 1939
    John William Clayton and Mona Minerva Frederick
    John William Clayton
    John William Clayton (younger)

    Documents
    John William Clayton WWI Military Registration
    John William Clayton WWI Military Registration
    John William Clayton Death Certificate
    John William Clayton Death Certificate
    John William Clayton WWII Draft Card
    John William Clayton WWII Draft Card
    John William Clayton and Mona Minerva Frederick Clayton House
    John William Clayton and Mona Minerva Frederick Clayton House

    Headstones
    John William Clayton Grave Marker
    John William Clayton Grave Marker

    Newspapers
    John William Clayton Funeral #1
    Mona Grachel Clayton Birth, The Roxboro Courier, 12 June 1929
    Mona Minerva Frederick Clayton, The Roxboro Courier, 11 September 1929
    John William Clayton Funeral #2
    John William Clayton Car Crash 1949
    John William Clayton, Manager Roxboro Furniture Company
    John William Clayton, Oil Stove, Manager, Roxboro Furniture Company
    John William Clayton Mentioned in Lennie Moore Death Notice, The News and Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina), 17 Apr 1949

  • Notes 
    • John William Clayton (1897-1949)

      John William Clayton

      John and Mona Clayton (27 Aug 1927)

      John William Clayton

      (for larger image, click on photograph)
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      The fourth child born to Abner Lee Clayton and Vandora Mooney Clayton was John William Clayton, born December 1, 1897. John was married to Annie May Oakley on December 26, 1917. John and Annie have five children. John Philip Clayton was born September 2, 1918, and died May 5, 1971. William Berley Clayton was born January 24, 1920. Berley was married to Corrina Clayton. Lacey Melvin Clayton was born August 23, 1922. In 1947 he married Elizabeth Couch. Lacey died on April 5, 2001. Bernie Clayton was born August 27, 1924. She married Melvin McGruder Ashby. Bernice died February 7, 1946. Dora Beverly Clayton was the fifth child of John and Annie. She was born July 12, 1926. Dora was married to Weldon Hill. She died on June 24, 1944.

      On August 28, 1927, John William married Mona Frederick. John and Mona had four children. Mona Grachel Clayton was born 5 June 1929. On September 2, 1950, she was married to John W. Pass. Abner Warden Clayton was born September 28, 1932. He was first married to Mary Ann Rigsbee and later to Nell Monney. Barbara Jo Clayton was born March 4, 1934. Barbara Jo married Howard Smith. William Gail Clayton was born June 29, 1941. He married Phyllis Newton on February 2, 1969.

      Source: The Heritage of Person County, Volume III, Eileen M. Mikat, Ph.D., Chair Book Committee (2001) at 66-68 (Article #30 "The Family of Abner Lee Clayton and Vandora Mooney Clayton" by Ethel Brann Tillman).
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      Note the discrepancy with respect to his birth year. There also is a discrepancy as to his burial location. His death certificate states Burchwood Cemetery (Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina), while the family states that he is buried beside his first wife (Annie May Oakley) in the J. S. Clayton Family Cemetery (Person County, North Carolina).
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      Name: John William Clayton
      Parents: Abner Lee Clayton, Vandora Mooney
      Birth Place: Prsn, Rt Roxboro, NC
      Birth Date: 12 December 1897
      Death Date: 3 April 1949

      North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975
      Name: John William Clayton
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 50
      Birth Date: 1 Dec 1898
      Birth Place: North Carolina, United States
      Death Date: 3 Apr 1949
      Death Location: Roxboro, Person
      Father's Name: Abner Clayton
      Mother's Name: Vandora Mooney
      Residence: Roxboro, Person, North Carolina
      Cause of Death: Automobile Accident
      Informant: Mrs. Mona F. Clayton, Roxboro, North Carolina Rt.#1
      Occupation: Dry Goods Salesman

      World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Name: John William Clayton
      City: Not Stated
      County: Person
      State: North Carolina
      Birth Date: 1 Dec 1897
      Race: White
      Roll: 1765929

  • Sources 
    1. Details: North Carolina Death Certificate of Annie May Oakley Clayton (1896-1926).

    2. Details: North Carolina Death Certificate of John William Clayton (1898-1949).

    3. [S79] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), Registration State: North Carolina; Registration County: Person County.

    4. [S31] North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2007;), North Carolina State Archives; Raleigh, North Carolina; North Carolina Death Certificates.

    5. [S44] U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2011;), The National Archives at Atlanta; Atlanta, Georgia; WWII Draft Registration Cards for North Carolina, 10/16/1940-03/31/1947; Record Group: Records of the Selective Service System, 147; Box: 71.

    6. [S80] Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2014;).