Birth: 30 Nov 1754 - Somerset County, New Jersey Baptism: Death: 31 May 1812 - Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania Burial: Cause of Death:
• He appeared on the census in 1810 in Union Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania.
• He signed a will on 17 May 1812 in Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Below is the transcript of Samuel's will as received from The Iowa Society
of Mayflower Descendants:
Uniontown, Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Probate, volume 1, page 277
Will dated May 17, 1812
Probated June 11, 1812
In the name of God Amen.
I Samuel Sutton of Union Township Fayette County & State of Pennsylvania
Farmer Being weak of body but of sound mind Thanks be to Almighty God,
Takeing (sic) into view the uncertain state of mortality and desirous of
setting and disposing of my earthly property in the manner which I conceive
most Just and Equitable among my Children do make and ordain this my last
will and Testament.
First I do give my Soul to God that gave it me ane order my Body to be
buryed (sic) in a decent manner becoming my Station in the burying ground in
Union belonging to the Baptist.
Secondly, I do give and bequeath to my son Moses thirteen acres of land
including the improvements he has made near the lines of William Gaddis and
Thomas Gaddis and two hundred dollars in cash besides.
Thirdly I do give and bequeath unto my son Aaron one hundred dollars in
Fourthly I Do give and bequeath unto my son John Sutton the sum of five
dollars having given him his full share heretofore.
Fourthly I do give and bequeath to my son Samuel Sutton five acres of my
land adjoining William Brownfield. In consequence of his settling a note for
me with William Sutton and fifty dollars over and above what he owes the
Fifthly I do give and bequeath unto my son William the sum of five dollars
having previously provided for him.
Sixthly, I do will and bequeath unto my daughter Rachel one hundred dollars.
Seventhly I do give and bequeath unto my youngest son James the sum of two
hundred dollars when he shall arrive to the age of twenty one years.
Eighthly I do give and bequeath to my youngest daughter Anny the sum of one
hundred dollars when she shall arrive at the age of twenty one or marry.
Ninthly I do give and bequeath unto my son David the sum of five dollars
having provided for him.
Tenthly I do give unto my son George the sum of one hundred dollars.
Eleventhly I do give unto my son Jacob the sum of two hundred dollars.
Twelfthly I give to my son Benjamin the sum of fifty dollars.
Lastly I do ordain that my wife Sarah shall have the third part of my
Personal Property and the use and profits of my lands not heretofore
disposed of during her Natural life for her support and for the purpose of
raising & schooling my youngest children and at her Decies (sic) the sd.
lands shall be sold for the purpose of raising money to defray and pay the
Legacies before mentioned except the legacy given by this instrument to my
daughter Rachel which shall be paid at her coming to the age of twenty one
or marrying. And I do make and ordain John Sutton my son and Morris Morris
Executors to this my last will and Testament
As witness my hand and seal this 17th Day of the month of May in the year of
our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twelve.
Samuel Sutton (seal)
in presence of these witnesses
Father: Isaac Sutton Mother: Rachel Doty
Spouses and Children
1. *Sarah McCoy Marriage: 9 Feb 1774 - Washington County, Pennsylvania Children: 1. David Sutton 2. John Sutton 3. Benjamin Sutton 4. Moses Sutton 5. Aaron Sutton 6. George Sutton 7. Samuel Sutton 8. William Sutton 9. Jacob Sutton 10. Rachel Sutton 11. Isaac Sutton 12. James Sutton 13. James Sutton 14. Amy Sutton
Children identified from Will of Samuel