Maude Gladys Sutton

8 January 1895–11 April 1969 (Age 74)
Oregon, United States

The Life of Maude Gladys

When Maude Gladys Sutton was born on 8 January 1895, in Oregon, United States, her father, Emmett Sutton, was 23 and her mother, Carrie Ellen Brown, was 20. She married Melle Kuikman on 26 November 1940, in Kitsap, Washington, United States. She lived in Gold Hill, Jackson, Oregon, United States for about 20 years and Election Precinct 25 Gold Hill, Jackson, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 11 April 1969, in Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 74.

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Melle Kuikman
Maude Gladys Sutton
Marriage: 26 November 1940

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26 November 1940
Kitsap, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 3

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Maude Sutton in household of Emmett Sutton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maud Sutton in household of Emmett Sutton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maude Sutton in household of Emmit Sutton, "United States Census, 1910"

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