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
Susanna Chapple
Marriage: 25 October 1828
John Sutton
Ann Sutton
Richard Sutton

Spouse and Children


    Susanna Chapple


25 October 1828
Filleigh, Devon, England, United Kingdom


    John Sutton


    Ann Sutton


    Richard Sutton


Parents and Siblings



+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.

Age 14

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

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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