Mittie May Sutton

Brief Life History of Mittie May

When Mittie May Sutton was born on 12 October 1895, in Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States, her father, John Louis Sutton, was 29 and her mother, Mary Belle McGlothin, was 39. She married George Ivanhoe Cook on 29 April 1916, in Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Bales Township, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 1900 and South Wichita Township, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States in 1910.

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George Ivanhoe Cook
Mittie May Sutton
Marriage: 29 April 1916
Oleta Cook

Sources (6)

  • Mittie Cook, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mittie Coak, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Mittie Sutton in household of John Poplin, "United States Census, 1910"

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places called Sutton, named with Old English sūth ‘south, southern’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. The English surname is also common in Ireland (Wexford, Kildare), where it has been established since the 13th century and Gaelicized as de Sutún.

Jewish (from the former Ottoman Empire, including Syria): unexplained.

English: topographic name from Middle English (bi) suthentune ‘(at the place to the) south of the village’.

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

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