Ralph Victor Sutton

20 October 1891–8 May 1986 (Age 94)
Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life of Ralph Victor

When Ralph Victor Sutton was born on 20 October 1891, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, his father, Mark Henry Sutton, was 28 and his mother, Marian Hibbert, was 23. He married Ruth Caldwell on 21 February 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 5 years. He died on 8 May 1986, in Granger, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Paris Cemetery, Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Victor Sutton
1891–1986
Ruth Caldwell
1897–1979
Marriage: 21 February 1917
Sutton
1918–1918
Fay Roskilyn Sutton
1919–1995
Sutton
1920–1920
Donna Sutton
1922–2016
Ralph Wayne Sutton
1926–2003
Sherie Sutton
1932–2012

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 February 1917
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(6)

    Sutton

    Male1918–1918Male

    Male1919–1995Male

    Sutton

    Male1920–1920Male

    Donna Sutton

    Female1922–2016Female

    Ralph Wayne Sutton

    Male1926–2003Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 5

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

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)

  • Ralph Victor Sutton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ralph Victor Sutton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ralph Victor Sutton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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