Lester Sutton

1897–1957
Fenton, Genesee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Lester

When Lester Sutton was born on 13 September 1897, in Fenton, Genesee, Michigan, United States, his father, William Sutton Jr, was 29 and his mother, Melissa DaMode, was 25. He had at least 7 sons and 4 daughters with Mabel Estella Penny. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Huron Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He was buried in Grand Haven Township, Ottawa, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lester Sutton
1897–1957
Mabel Estella Penny
1897–1979
Doris Marie Sutton
1919–1975
Dorothy Mary Sutton
1923–2007
Robert "Jimmy" Sutton
1925–1986
James Sutton
1925–
William Douglas Sutton
1926–1926
Betty Jane Sutton
1927–1995
Andrew Jackson Sutton
1928–1954
George Sutton
1929–1991
Helen Jean Sutton
1931–2006
Charles Phillip Sutton
1932–2012
Harold Lincoln Sutton Sr
1935–2013

Spouse & Children

children

(11)

  • Doris Marie Sutton

    Female1919–1975Female

  • Dorothy Mary Sutton

    Female1923–2007Female

  • Robert "Jimmy" Sutton

    Male1925–1986Male

  • James Sutton

    Male1925–Male

  • William Douglas Sutton

    Male1926–1926Male

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William Sutton Jr

    Male1868–1924Male

  • Female1872–1961Female

siblings

(6)

  • Wilford W Sutton

    Male1895–1912Male

  • Male1897–1957Male

  • Everett Loraine Sutton

    Male1900–1922Male

  • Helen Jean Sutton

    Female1908–2002Female

  • Alice Sutton

    Female1912–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · Belle Isle Aquarium

Age 7

The Belle Isle Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit. It opened on August 18, 1904, and was the oldest continually operating public aquarium in North America when it closed on April 3, 2005. The aquarium reopened to the public on August 18, 2012, and is now run entirely by volunteers
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Lester Sutton in household of William Sutton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lester S Sutton in household of Wm Sutton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lester Sutton in household of William E Sutton, "United States Census, 1920"

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