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Phineas Younger Clayton

  • Birth Sep 1831
  • Death 27 Sep 1902
  • Burial Brownstown, Jackson County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 79836694

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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  • Created by: George Findley
  • Added: 4 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79836694
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Phineas Younger Clayton (Sep 1831–27 Sep 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79836694, citing Fairview Cemetery, Brownstown, Jackson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by George Findley (contributor 46802042) .