Roldon Perkins Sutton

Male31 May 1918–27 June 1999

Brief Life History of Roldon Perkins

When Roldon Perkins Sutton was born on 31 May 1918, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, his father, Frank Edgar Sutton, was 37 and his mother, Evelyn Hope Perkins, was 37. He married Mary Lou Curtiss on 15 February 1941, in Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 27 June 1999, in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Roldon Perkins Sutton
Mary Lou Curtiss
Marriage: 15 February 1941
Evelyn Mathilda Sutton
Miles Curtiss Sutton

Sources (9)

  • Roldon P Sutton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mr Don Sutton, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Roldon Perkins Sutton, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    15 February 1941Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

    Age 13

    The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.


    Age 23

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    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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