William Sutton

1801–September 1873 (Age 72)
Meeth, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Sutton was born in 1801, in Meeth, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Benjamin Sutton Sr, was 36 and his mother, Ann Tawton, was 41. He married Susanna Chapple on 25 October 1828, in Filleigh, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Petrockstowe, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died in September 1873, in Torrington, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

William Sutton
1801–1873
Susanna Chapple
1801–
Marriage: 25 October 1828
John Sutton
1829–
Ann Sutton
1831–
Richard Sutton
1835–1856

Spouse and Children

    Male1801–1873Male

    Susanna Chapple

    Female1801–Female

MARRIAGE
25 October 1828
Filleigh, Devon, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    John Sutton

    Male1829–Male

    Ann Sutton

    Female1831–Female

    Richard Sutton

    Male1835–1856Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 0

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 14

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 22

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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)

  • William Sutton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Sutton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Sutton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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