Leona Mathilda Sutton

Female4 August 1886–24 March 1956

Brief Life History of Leona Mathilda

When Leona Mathilda Sutton was born on 4 August 1886, in Audubon, Iowa, United States, her father, William Philipp Sutton, was 38 and her mother, Elvere Eleanor Noble, was 29. She married Emmett Cyrenious Johnson on 23 August 1903, in Griswold, Cass, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Beverly Hills Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 24 March 1956, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Mark Warne Walters
Leona Mathilda Sutton
Marriage: 12 August 1908
Alice Elvere Walters

Sources (23)

  • Leone M Sparks in household of Harry W Ehring, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leona Mathilda Walters, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Leona M Walters, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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  • Marriage
    12 August 1908Shenandoah, Page, Iowa, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 4

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1890 · Woman's Suffrage

    Age 4

    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 20

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    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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