Lessie Sutton

1888–1978 (Age 90)
Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lessie

When Lessie Sutton was born on 20 February 1888, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Sutton, was 21 and her mother, Tetsey Phiefer, was 17. She lived in Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States in 1978. She died on 10 February 1978, in Durham Township, Durham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Durham, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lessie Sutton

Spouse & Children

  • Female1888–1978Female

  • Bailey


Parents & Siblings

  • John Sutton


  • Tetsey Phiefer




  • Female1888–1978Female

  • Male1890–1973Male

  • Samson Sutton


  • Willie O Sutton


  • Australa Timberlake


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 9

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

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.

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 (2)

  • Lessie Sutton in household of John Sutton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lessie Sutton Bailey, "North Carolina, Deaths, 1931-1994"

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