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Bridget F. Clayton, 1850-1916


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 1/28/2009 at 08:17:04

Mrs. Bridget F. Clayton Dies After Long Illness
Funeral Services Tomorrow

Yesterday morning, Tuesday, April 11 [1916] Mrs. Bridget F. Clayton died at her home in this city after a sickness extending over a year. The deceased was a sister of Pat and James Howe, of this city, and the mother of Misses Ellen and Sylvia Clayton and James Clayton. She was born in Burlington, Vermont, December 20, 1850. Early in life she moved with her family to Ohio and later to Applington, this state, where she was married to Henry Clayton on July 16th, 1872. Six children were born to this union, five of whom survive their mother. The family lived at West Bend for several years, but for many years have been one of the highly esteemed and respected families of this city. The husband preceded the deceased in death, having died March 31, 1900.

Funeral services are to be held on Thursday morning from the Catholic church at nine o'clock in charge of Rev. J. G. Murtagh and burial will be made in the Catholic cemetery.

The Democrat joins the many friends in an expression of sympathy and condolence to the bereaved relatives.

Submitted by: Ruth M. Hackett. Source: The Estherville Democrat, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, April 12, 1916.


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