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Ruth Moon Clayton

June 13, 1817–January 15, 1894

Born at Eccleston, Lancashire, England; daughter of Lydia Plumb and Thomas Moon. Died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 3. Church of England, Parish Church of Eccleston (near Croston, Lancashire), “Bishop’s transcripts for Eccleston, near Croston, 1616–1862,” p. 13, Thomas Moon and Lydia Plumb; from Lancashire Record Office, Preston, England; FHL microfilm 1502422, FHL. 1880 U.S. census, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 122D, Ruth Clayton; digital image, (, accessed Sept. 2015); from NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1337. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Feb. 2016), Ruth Moon KWJ4-XGQ . “Salt Lake County, Utah, Death Records, 1908–1949,” database, (, accessed Oct. 2015), Ruth Moon Clayton; from Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1908–1949, Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.