James Thomas Sutton

2 October 1848–6 January 1940 (Age 91)
Stratford, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James Thomas

When James Thomas Sutton was born on 2 October 1848, in Stratford, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Sutton, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Ford, was 36. He married Malinda Delina Birch on 12 December 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Brighton Precinct, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870 and Brighton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 6 January 1940, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Grantsville City Cemetery, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Sutton
1848–1940
Annie Maria Cooke
1867–1913
Marriage: 11 November 1885
Elizabeth Ann Sutton
1887–1981
Esther Jane Sutton
1889–1912
Flossie Sutton
1891–1891
Martha Blanche Sutton
1892–1909
Cora Ethel Sutton
1894–1993
Verdi Grant Sutton
1896–1987
Linda Gladys Sutton
1899–1936
Arthur Reuben Sutton
1901–1980
Rachel Arvilla Sutton
1903–1938
Melvin Thomas Sutton
1906–1908
George LaMar Sutton
1909–1999

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 November 1885Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 6
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 24
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Setton

    Story Highlight

    James Thomas Sutton, my grandfather by Thelma S. Anderson

    Grandpa was born the 2 Oct 1848 in Stratford, Essex, England. His parents Henry and Elizabeth Ford Sutton joined the LDS Church in 1849. Their 3 sons all were baptized at age 8 years. June 3 …

    Sources (69)

    • James T Sutton in entry for Sutton, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • James T Sutton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • James T in entry for George LaMore Sutton and Maie Anieta Clarke, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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