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Clayton Genealogy & History

Clayton genealogy is British, the name first appearing in medieval England. It was a locational surname from a number of places called Clayton in several different areas of England, especially Lancashire. The name of the place is from Old English "clorg-tun", meaning a town built on clay land. The earliest recorded spellings are Claitone and Claitune, though the current spelling appears as early as the thirteenth century. Clayton family history in the United States begins in the 1620s and 1630s with the arrivals in Massachusetts and Virginia by a number of individuals and families bearing the Clayton name.


Clayton Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Floyd Clayton-- --, 1912December 29,2001NC
B Douglas Clayton-- --, 1915December 19,2002MI
C Aubrey Clayton-- --, 1921October 10,2008TN
D Laverne Clayton-- --, 1925August 17,2001IL

Clayton Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Edward Clayton-- --, 1953January 10,1994Washington,DC
Faith Clayton-- --, 1898December 17,1993Clemson,SC
G Clifford Clayton-- --, 1930January 19,2010Fraser,CO
Haddie Clayton-- --, 1887August ,1970Easton,MD

Clayton Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Albert ClaytonLinda KeezellAugust 3,1963Wake, NC
Bobby ClaytonVirginia PearceDecember 24,1959Wake, NC
Clyde ClaytonMabel EdwardsDecember 21,1935Wake, NC
David ClaytonLila WembleFebruary 20,1956Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Clayton

516th: Collier517th: McKenzie
518th: Garza519th: Cline
520th: Hancock521st: Garrison
522nd: Bond523rd: York
524th: Booth525th: Massey

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