Feb., 1852 Freehold Monmouth County New Jersey, USA
Sep. 21, 1937 Allentown Monmouth County New Jersey, USA
James is son of John A. Clayton and Roseanna (nee?). He lived on Pearl St, Allentown and was a well-known, retired furniture dealer. He was a former member of board of directors Farmers National Bank, an Elder of Allentown Presbyterian Church.
He was member of Allentown Lodge IOOF for 64 years. He was survived by two daughters (Marion F) Mrs. Charles R. Dennis and Mrs. (Anna E.) J. Edgar Wilson; and a granddaughter Mrs. Norman Peppler.