Henrietta Sutton

22 May 1869–27 October 1953 (Age 84)
Huron, Ohio, United States

The Life of Henrietta

When Henrietta Sutton was born on 22 May 1869, in Huron, Ohio, United States, her father, David Sutton, was 22 and her mother, Cornelia Rumler, was 18. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Portland, Erie, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. She died on 27 October 1953, in Sandusky, Erie, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Portland, Erie, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Sutton
Cornelia Rumler
Henrietta Sutton
Eugene William Sutton

Parents and Siblings

    David Sutton


    Cornelia Rumler




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Ettie Safford in household of D* Safford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henrietta Sulton in household of David Sulton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Etta Sutton in household of Theodore Poulson, "United States Census, 1940"

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