Saturday, June 09, 2012

Surname Saturday : Sutton

The SUTTON surname is in my paternal line.  The origins of the surname appear to be English.

Stories and history : 

Ahnentafel # 79 : Sarah Sutton (1779-1863).  Sarah was born January 3, 1779 in Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey.  She married Jesse Maxson  (1772-1851) on February 23, 1797 in Harrison County, Virginia (now West Virginia).  Jesse was born October 8, 1772 in Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey.  They were the parents of 12 children and lived in Greene and Clark Counties, Ohio.  Jesse died March 24, 1851 in Clark County, Ohio.  Sarah died March 18, 1863 in Clark County, Ohio.  Both are buried in the Asbury Methodist Episcopal Cemetery in Pike Township, Clark County, Ohio.

Ahnentafel # 158 : Cornelius Sutton (1750-1850).  Cornelius was born October 29, 1750 in New Jersey.  He married Elizabeth Applegate (c1758-    ) before 1770.  Elizabeth was born circa 1758.  They were the parents of at least 6 children.  Cornelius died September 30, 1850 in West Union, Doddridge County, Virginia (now West Virginia). 

Ahnentafel # 316 : [?] Amos Sutton (1723-     ).  Amos was born July 16, 1723 in Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey.  He is believed to be Cornelius's father, but more research is needed.

Related blog posts:

Surname Saturday – create a post in which you discuss a surname and mention its origins, its geographical location(s) and how it fits into your genealogy research. Surname Saturday is an ongoing series at GeneaBloggers.

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