Agnes Isador Clayton 1875-1920
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 6/12/2011 at 22:18:35
Agnes Isador Clayton
Agnes Isador Clayton, well known in this city, died at 2 o’clock Tuesday [March 16, 1920] morning of dropsy. Miss Clayton had been ill for several weeks, and her death was not unexpected. She leaves to mourn her loss three sisters and one brother, Ella and Sylvia of Estherville, and Mrs. Ted Rogers, of Wilton, North Dakota, and James of Estherville.
Miss Clayton was born in Appleton, Wisconsin, April 3, 1877, [per cemetery records, 1875] and would have been 43 years old on her next birthday. She came to this city with her parents about twenty years ago, and had resided here ever since. Both parents preceded her in death, her father having died some twenty years ago, and her mother four years ago.
Funeral arrangements have not been made as yet, as word for a sister is being awaited. (Estherville Democrat, Estherville, IA, March 17, 1920)
Death of Agnes Clayton
Miss Agnes Clayton died at her home Tuesday morning. Miss Clayton had been seriously ill for some time with dropsy and although her death was not unexpected it was no less sad. She came here with her parents twenty years ago, her father dying the same year. Her mother died four years ago and since then the three sisters and brother have lived alone. Miss Clayton was about forty-three years of age at the time of her death, having been born at Apton, Wisconsin, on April 3rd, 1877.
She is survived by three sisters and one brother: Mrs. T. E. Rogers of Wilton, North Dakota; Miss Ellen, Sylvia and James of this city.
Funeral services will be held from St. Patrick’s Catholic church as soon as the sister arrives from Dakota. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, March 17, 1920)
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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