Regina Ethel Sutton

4 May 1923–2 September 2009 (Age 86)
Alexandria, Virginia, United States

The Life of Regina Ethel

When Regina Ethel Sutton was born on 4 May 1923, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States, her father, Hiram Reed Sutton, was 40 and her mother, Aner Mary Finnell, was 34. She married Claude Watson Pye Jr on 31 July 1940, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. She died on 2 September 2009, in Pinellas Park, Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Claude Watson Pye Jr
Regina Ethel Sutton
Marriage: 31 July 1940

Spouse and Children

31 July 1940
Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Hiram Reed Sutton





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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 18

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Jean Sutton in household of Hirum R Sutton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Regina Sutton in entry for William Edward Morris and Mary Louise McCullen, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Regina Mccullen in entry for Wilbur Elliott McCullen, "Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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