Soul's Name

CLAYTON, Joel Henry

Date of Obituary

1872 March 11

Joel Clayton

Joel Clayton who discovered the Mount Diablo coal deposits in spite of the advice of geologists who were united In the opinion that the formation of the district precluded the possibility of such discoveries died at the Black Diamond mine Contra Costa county yesterday.

Published by

The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento, California
Page 3


Joel Henry Clayton
BIRTH: 1812 Derbyshire, England

DEATH: 9 March 1872, Nortonville, Contra Costa, California

Burial: Live Oak Cemetery
Concord, Contra Costa, California


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