Michael John Clayton was born 1836 and died 25 March 1911 in Rockley, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Ruth Mary Francis (1838-1908) 1 March 1858 in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia.

One source gives his parents as John Clayton and Margaret Fox, who married about 1831 in Sydney.


Offspring of Michael John Clayton and Ruth Mary Francis (1838-1908)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thomas Patrick Clayton (1859-1945) 12 March 1859 Hartley, New South Wales, Australia 1945 Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia Margaret Kirwan (1859-1886)
Margaret McCormack (?-?)
Emma Smith (?-?)

Ellen B Clayton (1861-1952)
Mary Ann Clayton (1863-1929)
Bridget Mary Clayton (1865-1938)
Michael John Clayton (1867-1954)
Christopher Francis Clayton (1871-1958)
George Joseph Clayton (1871-1954)
Ruth Clayton (1874-)
Catherine M Clayton (1876-1928)
James Samuel Clayton (1879-1961)
Margaret Mary Clayton (1881-)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 7396/1911
  • Burraga, Tuesday.-Michael Clayton, sen., a highly-respected resident of Arkstone, died after a short illness, aged 76 years, leaving a grown up family.
Goulburn Evening Penny Post, 30 March 1911, page 4
  • Michael Clayton, sen., a highly-repsected resident of Arkstone, near Burraga, died on Monday, after a short illness, aged seventy-six years.
The Farmer and Settler, 31 March 1911, page 8