Lester Borden Sutton

1914–1976 (Age 61)
Sampson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lester Borden

When Lester Borden Sutton was born on 14 November 1914, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Flodie L Sutton, was 25 and his mother, Lillie Mae Pennington, was 19. He lived in Piney Grove Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 26 June 1976, in Mount Olive, Wayne, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Mount Olive, Wayne, North Carolina, United States.

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Lester Borden Sutton
1914–1976
Helen Ezzell
1918–1985

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 4

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1931

Age 17

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Lislie B Sutton in household of Flodie T Sutton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lester Sutton in household of Flodie Sutton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester Sutton in household of Flodie Sutton, "United States Census, 1930"

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