Andrew Jackson Laurel Case Sutton

16 October 1824–26 October 1879 (Age 55)
Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Andrew Jackson Laurel Case

When Andrew Jackson Laurel Case Sutton was born on 16 October 1824, in Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, United States, his father, David Sutton, was 49 and his mother, Mercy, was 43. He married Nancy Ann McCullough on 7 August 1844, in Coles, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Embarrass Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died on 26 October 1879, in Coles, Illinois, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Bell Cemetery, East Oakland Township, Coles, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Laurel Case Sutton
1824–1879
Nancy Ann McCullough
1830–1897
Marriage: 7 August 1844
William Miles West Sutton
1845–1923
Leonard Bell Sutton
1859–1870
Quincey Sutton
1865–
Charles Sutton
1873–
Marietta Sutton
1848–1933
Melissa Ann Sutton
1849–1860
Nancy Catherine Sutton
1852–1912
Hannah O'Rilla Sutton
1855–1940
Queen Elisabeth Sutton
1857–1914
Delila Alice Sutton
1863–1915
Andrew J. A. Case Sutton
1866–
Owen Seymore Sutton
1869–
John F. Sutton
1871–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 August 1844
Coles, Illinois, United States
children

(13)

    Male1845–1923Male

    Marietta Sutton

    Female1848–1933Female

    Melissa Ann Sutton

    Female1849–1860Female

    Nancy Catherine Sutton

    Female1852–1912Female

    Female1855–1940Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1775–1863Male

    Mercy

    Female1781–1847Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 1

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1839 · From Swamp to Beautiful Place

Age 15

By 1829 Venus, Illinois had grown sufficiently and in 1832 was one of the contenders for the new county seat. However, the honor was awarded to a nearby city, Carthage. In 1834 the name Venus was changed to Commerce because the settlers felt that the new name better suited their plans. But during late 1839, arriving members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bought the small town of Commerce and in April 1840 it was renamed Nauvoo by Joseph Smith Jr., who led the Latter-Day Saints to Nauvoo to escape persecution in Missouri. The name Nauvoo is derived from the traditional Hebrew language. It is notable that by 1844 Nauvoo's population had swollen to around 12,000 residents, rivaling the size of Chicago at the time. After the Latter-Day Saints left the population settled down toward 2,000 people.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places called Sutton, from Old English sūð ‘south’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Sutton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Andrew J Sutton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Andrew J L C Sutten, "United States Census, 1860"

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