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Clayton, Ruth Moon


13 June 1817–15 Jan. 1894. Born in Eccleston Parish, Lancashire, England. Daughter of Thomas Moon and Lydia Plumb. Married William Clayton, 9 Oct. 1836, in Penwortham, Lancashire. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Heber C. Kimball, 4 Sept. 1837, in River Ribble, Lancashire. Emigrated from England, Sept. 1840, and settled in Montrose, Lee Co., Iowa Territory. Moved to Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois, 1842. Moved to Winter Quarters, unorganized U.S. territory (later in Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska), winter 1846–1847. Arrived in Salt Lake Valley, 24 Sept. 1848. Died in Salt Lake City.