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Phineas Younger Clayton
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Birth: Sep., 1831
Death: Sep. 27, 1902

Brownstown Banner, Brownstown Jackson Co., IN
Oct. 1, 1902

P. Y. Clayton, one of Brownstown Township pioneer citizens, died at his home, about a mile east of town, Saturday, September 27, 1902, aged 71 years and 7 days. Funeral services were held at the residence, Sunday afternoon, after which the remains were interred in Fairview cemetery. Two sons Will and Charley, survive him.

The following sketch of his life is taken from the History of Jackson County:

"P. Y. Clayton, farmer, Brownstown Township, is a native of Jackson County. He was born September 20, 1832 and is a son of Archibald and Lydia (Dixon) Clayton. Our subject has been a life-long resident of this county. His occupation has always been that of farming, He was married November 26, 1854 to Rebecca A. Findley, a native of Jackson County, born February 1, 1830, a daughter of Hugh A. and Rebecca (Coons) Findley, who were prominent early setters of the county. Mrs. Clayton bore him four children. She died March 29, 1869, lamented as a faithful wife and mother.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Archibald Clayton (1804 - 1839)
  Lydia Clayton (1807 - 1853)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Ann Findley Clayton (1830 - 1869)
 
 Siblings:
  Isaac D. Clayton (1826 - 1901)*
  Phineas Younger Clayton (1831 - 1902)
  Archibald Noble Clayton (1838 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Brownstown
Jackson County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: George Findley
Record added: Nov 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79836694
Phineas Younger Clayton
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husband of 1st cousin 2x removed of wife of brother-in-law of 1st cousin 7x removed
- PATRICIA K. GRUETTER
 Added: Apr. 10, 2013
 
 
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