Leslie Elmo Sutton

1908–1995 (Age 86)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Leslie Elmo

When Leslie Elmo Sutton was born on 16 September 1908, in Missouri, United States, his father, Charles Sutton, was 29 and his mother, Melissa Jane Pyrtle, was 27. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Pauline Bundy. He lived in Benton Township, Wayne, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Piedmont, Benton Township, Wayne, Missouri Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 25 July 1995, at the age of 86, and was buried in Pleasant Grove, Sumner, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leslie Elmo Sutton
Pauline Bundy
Wandalee Sutton
Jane Sutton
David Elmo Sutton

Spouse & Children



  • Wandalee Sutton


  • Female1935–2003Female

  • David Elmo Sutton


Parents & Siblings



  • Ray Sutton


  • Earl S Sutton


  • Male1908–1995Male

  • Algenon Sutton


World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 23

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

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)

  • Elmo Sutton in household of Charles Sutton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elmo Sutton in household of Charles Sutton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leslie E Sutton in household of Charley Sutton, "United States Census, 1930"

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