When Elizabeth Caroline Talkington was born in April 1849, in Washington, Arkansas, United States, her father, Allen Acock Talkington, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Nichols, was 39. She married James Valentine Sutton on 31 March 1869, in Anna, Collin, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Orange, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1880 and Orange Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1900. She died on 11 October 1913, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States.
English (Lancashire): variant of Torkington, a habitational name from Torkington in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire). The placename may derive from an Old English personal name Turec + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. This form of the surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.
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