Clayton, Isaac (1866-1931)

List of Persons Entitled to Vote in the Vancouver City Electoral District, 30th April, 1898; British Columbia Legislative Assembly; https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/bcsessional/items/1.0063984#p10z-1r0f:

 

1900 block Georgia Street, about 1909; detail from Man in scull on south side of Coal Harbour; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 7-267; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/man-in-scull-on-south-side-of-coal-harbour.

 

Isaac Clayton was a stevedore and labourer. in 1900 and 1901, he lived on the north side of Georgia Street, in the 1800 block or the 1900 block.

 

Early Life

Isaac Clayton was born in Ireland on March 10, 1866 (or in 1859 or 1860, according to some sources). His father was Jacob Clayton.

Isaac married Margaret McRoberts. She was born on July 14, 1868, in Armagh, Ireland. Her father was William McRoberts.

 

To United States

By 1888, Isaac and Margaret were living in Kokomo, Indiana, when their daughter, Margaret Susan Clayton, was born. They came to Canada shortly afterward.

 

To Vancovuer

In 1891, Isaac, Margaret and Susan were living in Vancouver.

By 1894, Isaac was working as a longshoreman in Vancouver. He continued to work as a longshoreman and stevedore throughout the 1890s.

In 1901, the family was living in an unnumbered house on the north side of Georgia Street, west of Denman Street.

By 1905, Isaac was an employee of the Canadian Pacific Railway. He was living at 1608 Westminster Avenue (later called Main Street).

In 1906, the family moved to 352 East 14th Avenue, where they continued to live until at least the 1950s.

Isaac worked as a longshoreman until about 1910. By 1911, he was a laborer for the City of Vancouver; he continued to work for the city throughout the rest of his working career.

Isaac died in Vancouver on August 10, 1931. He was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

 

Vancouver Sun, August 11, 1931, page 4, column 7.

 

Vancouver Sun, August 13, 1931, page 7, column 4.

 

Vancouver Sun, August 13, 1931, page 14, column 1.

 

Margaret died in Vancouver on September 4, 1955. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby.

 

Vancouver Sun, September 6, 1955, page 30, column 3.

 

Isaac and Margaret had the following children.

 

Margaret Susan Clayton

Margaret Susan Clayton was born in Kokomo, Indiana, on November 29, 1888 or 1889.

On January 17, 1910, in Vancouver, she married Ernest Claude MacMicking, who was a real estate salesman. He was born in Elora, Ontario, on March 27, 1878. His parents were William Peterson MacMicking (1823-1912) and Mary Ann McDermid (1839-1902).

Ernest later became an accountant for the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver.

Margaret died in Vancouver on October 16, 1940. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

 

Vancouver Province, October 18, 1940, page 17, column 1.

 

Ernest died in Vancouver on August 26, 1956.

 

Vancouver Sun, August 28, 1956, page 24, column 3.

 

William James Clayton

William James Clayton was born in Vancouver on March 8, 1893. He worked as a movie projectionist.

William married Ila Melissa Clayton. She was born in Ontario in October 1893. Her father was Charles E. Woodcock.

Ila died in Vancouver on January 19, 1922. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby.

 

Vancouver Province, January 20, 1922, page 17, column 1.

 

On February 5, 1923, in South Vancouver, William married Florence Margaret Mckay. She was born on September 20, 1904, in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba. Her parents were Daniel McKay and Mabel (or Maggie) Florence Gowler.

William died in Vancouver on August 28, 1961. He was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

 

Vancouver Province, August 29, 1961, page 20, column 2.

 

Florence died in Burnaby, British Columbia on March 17, 1995.

 

Vancouver Sun, March 20, 1995, page 15, column 3.

 

 

Olive May (or Mae) Clayton

Olive May (or Mae) Clayton was born in Vancouver on March 1, 1906.

She never married. She died in Vancouver on December 27, 1992.

She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

 

Vancouver Sun, December 28, 1992, page 39, column 3.

 

Sources

Isaac Clayton

Isaac Clayton (1866–1931); Birth: 10 MAR 1866, Ireland; Death: 10 AUG 1931, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“Canada Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWKS-V2K : accessed 13 April 2015), Isaac Clayton, Vancouver City, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148093; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/pdf/30953_148093-00036.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVN-2GQ : accessed 13 April 2015), Isaac Clayton, D, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=36126&highlight=22&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Isaac+Clayton

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XB-4RV : accessed 13 April 2015), Isaac Clayton, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm ; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=62393&highlight=4&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Isaac+Clayton

1921 Canada Census, Isac [sic] Clayton, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 5, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 2; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLGB-D9M : accessed 13 April 2015), Isaac Clayton, 10 Aug 1931; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13141, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,952,652.

Isaac Clayton, death notice, Vancouver Province, August 12, 1931, page `17; Vancouver Sun, August 12, 1931, page 16; Vancouver Sun, August 13, 1931, page 14: “Clayton – Passed away suddenly on August 10th, Isaac Clayton, late of 352 East 14th Ave., age 72 years. There remain to mourn his passing besides his sorrowing wife one son and two daughters, Mr. W.J. Clayton, Mrs. E.C. McMicking, Vancouver, and Miss Olivde at home. Funeral service will be held from Harron Bros. & Williamson’s Parlors, 55 East 10th Ave., on Thursday, August 13th, at 2 o’clock, Rev. A.W. McIntosh officiating. Interment Ocean View Burial Park.”

 

Margaret McRoberts (wife of Isaac Clayton)

Margaret McRoberts (1868–1955); Birth: 14 JUL 1868, Armagh, Ireland; DEATH 4 SEP 1955, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL5N-39X : accessed 13 April 2015), Margaret Clayton, 04 Sep 1955; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13225, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,032,986.

Margaret Clayton, Vancouver Sun – Sep 6, 1955, page 30, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=XD9lAAAAIBAJ&sjid=2IkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=979%2C939195; [Link leads to top of page; death notice is halfway down column 3.]: “Clayton – Sept. 4, 1955, Margaret Clayton, late of 352 E. 14th Ave., in her 87th year. Survived by 1 daughter, Olive, at home; 1 son, William J., Vancouver; 3 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; a brother and sister in Ireland; a sister in Florida. Funeral service Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Chimes, Harron Bros. Ltd., 10th Ave. and Ontario St., Rev. T.D. Barnett officiating. Interment Ocean view Burial Park.”

 

Margaret Susan Clayton (daughter of Isaac Clayton)

Margaret Susan Clayton (1888–1940); Birth: 29 NOV 1888, Kokomo, Indiana, USA; Death: 16 OCT 1940, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDD3-GMZ : accessed 13 April 2015), Ernest Claude Macmicking and Margaret Susan Clayton, 17 Jan 1910; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11375, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,703.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKP-Z4B : accessed 13 April 2015), Margaret Macmicking, 16 Oct 1940; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13169, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,953,629.

Margaret MacMicking, death notice, Vancouver Province, October 17, 1940, page 19; Vancouver Sun – Oct 17, 1940, page 22; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=yzNlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=QokNAAAAIBAJ&pg=4320%2C2585577; [link leads to column 2; death notice is halfway down column 1]: “MacMicking – Passed away at her late residence, 352 E. 14th Ave., Oct. 16, Margaret MacMicking, in her 52nd year. Survived by her husband, Ernest MacMicking, her mother, Mrs. M. Clayton, one sister, Olive Clayton; one brother, W.J. Clayton, Vancouver. Funeral service Saturday, Oct 19, at 2 p.m., from the chapel of Harron Bros. Ltd., Vancouver, Rev. Andrew Roddan officiating. Interment, Ocean View burial park.”

 

Ernest Claud(e) McMicking (MacMicking) (husband of Margaret Susan Clayton)

Ernest Claude McMicking (1878–1956); Birth: 27 MAR 1878, Elora, Wellington, Ontario, Canada; Death: 26 AUG 1956, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

Ernest Claude McMicking, McMicking Family, McMicking, Ernest Claude  (aka Macmicking), http://www.mcmicking.org/#/mcmicking-ernest-claud/4581132663 [Note: this link no longer working in 2019]: “Ernest Claude McMicking was born March 27, 1878 at Elora, Flamborough East, Canada West and died August 26,1956 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  He was the son of William Peterson McMicking  (1823-1912) and Mary Ann McDermid (1839-1902). On January 17, 1910 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, he married Margaret Susan Clayton (1888-1940).”

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHGR-4CJ : accessed 13 April 2015), William P Macmicking, C, Wellington (centre), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 5, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDD3-GMZ : accessed 13 April 2015), Ernest Claude Macmicking and Margaret Susan Clayton, 17 Jan 1910; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11375, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,703.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-948D : accessed 13 April 2015), E C Mcmicking, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63991&highlight=30&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+EC+McMicking.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL5B-KZ9 : accessed 13 April 2015), Ernest Claud Macmicking, 26 Aug 1956; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13229, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,033,105.

Ernest Claud MacMicking, death notice, Vancouver Sun – Aug 28, 1956, page 24, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=M31lAAAAIBAJ&sjid=8okNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1159%2C5200316 [Link leads to top of column 3; death notice is near bottom of column 3.]: “MacMicking – August 26, 1956, Ernest Claud MacMicking in his 79th year. Late residence 352 E. 14th Ave. Survived by his brother-in-law, W.J. Clayton and sister-in-law, Olive May Clayton, Vancouver; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 1 p.m. from the Chapel of Chimes, Harron Bros. Ltd., 10th Ave. and Ontario St. Rev. L.D. Barnett officiating. Cremation. No flowers by request.”

 

William James Clayton (son of Isaac Clayton)

William James Clayton (1893–1961); Birth: 8 MAR 1893, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Death: 28 AUG 1961, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

British Columbia Birth Registrations, Registration Number: 1893-09-116080, William Clayton; date of birth: March 8, 1893; place of birth: Vancouver.

1921 Canada Census, William James Clayton, (Spouse’s Name: Ella [sic] Melissa Clayton); Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 19; Census Place: Vancouver South (Municipality), Vancouver South, British Columbia; Page Number: 13; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKN-BJK : accessed 13 April 2015), Ida [sic] Melissa Clayton, 19 Jan 1922; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13121, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,927,298.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD89-QZW : accessed 13 April 2015), William James Clayton and Florence Margaret Mckay, 05 Feb 1923; citing South Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13746, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,316.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLTS-HPN : accessed 13 April 2015), William James Clayton, 28 Aug 1961; citing Vancouver B C, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13253, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,033,374.

William James Clayton, death notice, Vancouver Province, August 29, 1961, page 20; Vancouver Sun, August 29, 1961, page 23: “Clayton – August 28, 1961, William James Clayton, of 220 West 41st Ave., aged 68 years. Survived by his loving wife Florence, 1 daughter, Mrs. D. (Margaret) Zeron, Haney, B.C.; 1 son, William S., Vancouver; 6 grandchildren, 1 sister, Miss Olive Clayton, Vancouver. Funeral service Thursday, August 31, at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Chimes, Harron Bros., Ltd., 10th Ave. and Ontario St., Rev. T.D. Barnett officiating. Interment Ocean View Burial Park.”

 

Ila Melissa Woodcock (wife of William James Clayton)

Ila Melissa Woodcock (1893–1922); Birth: OCT 1893, Ontario, Canada; Death: 19 JAN 1922, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKN-BJK : accessed 13 April 2015), Ida Melissa Clayton, 19 Jan 1922; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13121, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,927,298.

 

Florence Margaret Mckay (wife of William James Clayton)

Florence Margaret Mckay (1904–); Birth: 20 SEPT 1904, Portage La Prarie, Manitoba, Canada; Death: Unknown (ancestry.ca).

Manitoba Birth Registrations, Registration Number: 1904-007105; Florence Margaret McKay; date of birth: September 20, 1904; place of birth: Portage La Prairie; name of mother: Maggie [sic] Florence Gowler.

Manitoba Marriage Registrations, Registration Number: 1903-002772; Daniel McKay and Mabel [sic] Florence Gowler; date of marriage: February 4, 1903; place of marriage: Portage La Prairie.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLBV-GHG : accessed 13 April 2015), Dave Zeron, 09 Dec 1973; citing Haney, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13329, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,050,284.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL1R-69P : accessed 13 April 2015), Margaret May Zeron, 02 Mar 1983; citing Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13628, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,051,934.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKF-5LL : accessed 13 April 2015), William Charles Robert Clayton, 07 Apr 1920; citing , British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13117, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,927,294.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKP-XMP : accessed 13 April 2015), Douglas James Clayton, 08 Nov 1940; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13169, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,953,629.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLTM-ZJT : accessed 13 April 2015), Doreen Helen Kelly, 26 Sep 1960; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13248, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,033,346.

 

Olive May (or Mae) Clayton (daughter of Isaac Clayton)

Olive May Clayton (1906–1992); Birth: 1 MAR 1906, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Death: 27 DEC 1992, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1992-09-024015; Olive Mae Clayton; age: 86; date of death: December 27, 1992; place of death: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/2db940e8-62b8-452c-97a3-799ec023d56d; medical certificate of death: http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/6959eca8-db66-4c30-b1bf-f56a0a214fd6.

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