Lester Sutton

1901–1964 (Age 63)
Wyoming, United States

The Life of Lester

When Lester Sutton was born on 1 March 1901, in Wyoming, United States, his father, Henry Burt Sutton, was 36 and his mother, Maude Edith Bryant, was 31. He married Helen Skeffington on 9 January 1924, in Orange, California, United States. He lived in Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 December 1964, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Lester Sutton
Helen Skeffington
Marriage: 9 January 1924

Spouse & Children

9 January 1924
Orange, California, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Burt Sutton


  • Maude Edith Bryant




World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 5

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 17

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Lester Sutton in household of Henry Bert Sutton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lester B Sutton in household of Maud E Sutton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lester Burt Sutton, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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