Elizabeth M. Young

21 August 1816–October 1854 (Age 38)
Bagdad, Jackson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elizabeth M.

When Elizabeth M. Young was born on 21 August 1816, in Bagdad, Jackson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Captain James Young, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Draper, was 28. She married Leroy Sutton in November 1834, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died in October 1854, in Dade, Georgia, United States, at the age of 38.

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Leroy Sutton
Elizabeth M. Young
Marriage: November 1834
Addaville White Sutton
Joel Sutton
Thomas Joseph Sutton
James Montroville Sutton
Elizabeth Jane Sutton
Matilda K. Sutton
Margaret M. Sutton
George M. Sutton
William Howard Sutton
Sarah Elizabeth Sutton

Spouse and Children

November 1834
Jackson, Tennessee, United States


    Addaville White Sutton


    Joel Sutton


    Thomas Joseph Sutton


    James Montroville Sutton


    Elizabeth Jane Sutton


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 14

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: distinguishing name (Middle English yunge, yonge ‘young’), for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually distinguishing a younger brother or a son. In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge.2 Americanization of a cognate, equivalent, or like-sounding surname in some other language, notably German Jung and Junk, Dutch ( De ) Jong(H) and Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .3 assimilated form of French Dion or Guyon .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Elizabeth Sutton in household of Tracy Sutton, "United States Census, 1850"

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