Lessie Lewis Sutton

1884–1956 (Age 71)
Sampson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lessie Lewis

When Lessie Lewis Sutton was born on 17 October 1884, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States, her father, Lewis Sutton, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Caroline Sutton, was 34. She married Alvin Devane King on 25 February 1906, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Piney Grove Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 20 April 1956, in Mount Olive, Hyde, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Faison, Duplin, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lessie Lewis Sutton
Alvin Devane King
Marriage: 25 February 1906
Mary King
Lila King
James A King
George King
Reba King

Spouse & Children

25 February 1906
Sampson, North Carolina, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Lewis Sutton


  • Elizabeth Caroline Sutton




  • Isaac Sutton


  • Nancy Matilda Sutton


  • Male1869–1947Male

  • Lou Ellen Sutton


  • Robert Albritton Sutton


+10 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 13

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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)

  • Lessie Sutton in household of Lewis Sutton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lessie King in household of Alvin D King, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lissie King in household of Alvin D King, "United States Census, 1910"

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