Martha Custus Sutton

Brief Life History of Martha Custus

When Martha Custus Sutton was born on 20 March 1889, in Bado, Texas, Missouri, United States, her father, Jacob Lee Sutton, was 24 and her mother, Malcinnie Melinda Harral, was 19. She married Benjamin Taylor Baney about 1906, in Morris Township, Texas, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Morris Township, Texas, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Mannford, Creek, Oklahoma, United States for about 1 years. She died on 22 September 1972, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Oilton, Creek, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Taylor Baney
Martha Custus Sutton
Marriage: about 1906
Raymond Lee Baney
Gladys Odessa Baney
Cecil Benjamin Baney
Mabel Dorothy Baney

Sources (10)

  • Martha C Baney, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Martha Sutton Baney in entry for Mr Cecil Benjamin Baney, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mattie C Baney in household of Benjamin Baney, "United States Census, 1910"

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places called Sutton, named with Old English sūth ‘south, southern’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. The English surname is also common in Ireland (Wexford, Kildare), where it has been established since the 13th century and Gaelicized as de Sutún.

Jewish (from the former Ottoman Empire, including Syria): unexplained.

English: topographic name from Middle English (bi) suthentune ‘(at the place to the) south of the village’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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