Lester Sutton

1911–1977 (Age 65)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Lester

When Lester Sutton was born on 7 July 1911, in Georgia, United States, his father, Walter James Sutton, was 25 and his mother, Mary Leona Yarbrough, was 36. He married Mary Francis Paulk on 7 August 1936, in Berrien, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in District 1550, Tift, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Tift, Georgia, United States in 1977. He died on 14 May 1977, in Tifton, Tift, Georgia, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Harding Cemetery, Tift, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lester Sutton
1911–1977
Mary Francis Paulk
1916–2008
Marriage: 7 August 1936
James Lester Sutton
1937–2013
Frank R Sutton
1941–2019

Spouse & Children

  • Male1911–1977Male

  • Mary Francis Paulk

    Female1916–2008Female

MARRIAGE
7 August 1936
Berrien, Georgia, United States
children

(2)

  • James Lester Sutton

    Male1937–2013Male

  • Frank R Sutton

    Male1941–2019Male

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(4)

  • Clarence Sutton

    Male1907–1985Male

  • Lee Sutton

    Male1909–1997Male

  • Male1911–1977Male

  • Melvin Clarence Sutton

    Male1913–1972Male

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 11

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1929

Age 18

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester Sutton in household of Walter Sutton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lester Sutton in household of Walter Sutton, "United States Census, 1930"

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