Clayton Cemetery is a township owned and operated cemetery which is located in Section
24 of Clayton Township. To visit Clayton Township Cemetery from the Village of
Sterling : Travel north on M-76 out of Sterling a short distance until you reach Melita
Road. Turn north (right) onto Melita Road. Travel Melita Road approximately 5
miles to Main Street. As you travel Melita Road enjoy the sights of the Rifle River
and farmland. Turn east (right) onto Main Street for 3 miles until you reach Reid
Road. Turn north (left) onto Reid Road. Travel Reid Road approximately 1/4
mile. The cemetery is located on the east (right) side of Reid Road and is
surrounded by farmland.
44.1161N, -83.9467W Google Map
Graves date from the late 1870's.
information on the whereabouts of official burial records is needed
Internet sources of burial information:
Find-a-Grave - Clayton Township Cemetery
Information - Contributor Submissions
Published burial information:
From "Arenac County
Michigan Cemetery Inscriptions", compiled in 1992 by Betty Brokoff Barringer, Carlie
Welker Klumpp, Barbara Briggs Foster and JoEllyn Lawson Pedota. Used with
permission. This copy contributed 2005 for use on this MIGenWeb site.
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