Ancestors of Dennis and Marie Eltz Sutton


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picture Wesley L. Sutton

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 29 Feb 1840 - Califon, Tewksbury Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey 9643
        Baptism: 
          Death: 6 Oct 1934 - Califon, Tewksbury Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey 9643,9644
         Burial: 9 Oct 1934 - Califon, Tewksbury Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey 9643
 Cause of Death: 

Events

He appeared on the census on 13 Aug 1850 in Washington Township, Morris County, New Jersey.

He worked as a Farm Laborer in Jun 1860. Works for George Pace.

He appeared on the census on 1 Jun 1860 in Tewksbury Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

Milit-Beg: 3 Jun 1861, New York.

Milit-End: 1 Jul 1865. He was wounded in the battle of Bull Run, when a shell fragment injured his elbow. He also took part in the engagement at Budd's Ferry, Yorktown, Fair Oaks, Oak Grove, Malvern Hill and Brandy Station. He was captured and served 11 1/2 months in the Confederate prison at Andersonville.

He appeared on the census in Jun 1875 in Tewksbury Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

He appeared on the census on 1 Jun 1880 in High Bridge Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

He appeared on the census in 1885 in High Bridge, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

He appeared on the Veterans Schedules census in Jun 1890 in High Bridge, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

He appeared on the census in 1895 in High Bridge, High Bridge Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

He appeared on the census on 21 Jun 1900 in East Lebanon Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

He appeared on the census in 1905 in East Lebanon Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

He appeared on the census on 20 Apr 1910 in Lebanon Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

He appeared on the census on 30 Jun 1915 in Califon, Tewksbury Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

He appeared on the census on 5 Jan 1920 in Church Street, Califon Borough, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

He appeared on the census on 21 Apr 1930 in River Road, Tewksbury Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

He had an estate probated after Nov 1934 in Hunterdon County, New Jersey.


Parents
         Father: David Sutton
         Mother: Emily Yawger

Spouses and Children
1. *Lydia Catherine Reed 4904 
       Marriage: 19 Dec 1872 - New Germantown, Tewksbury Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey 5530
       Children:
                1. Etta Sutton
                2. Rosanna Sutton
                3. Carrie R. Sutton
                4. Grace Sutton
                5. Emma Sutton
                6. Martin Reed Sutton 4904
                7. Leroy (Roy) Sutton 641
                8. Frank Sutton
                9. Russel Sutton

Notes
Birth Notes:
Birth date in 1905 NJ State Census notes Feb 1842, 1915 State Census notes birth as Feb 1841.
Death Notes:
of chronic nephritis.

Obituary (Hunterdon Democrat)
Member of Union Army Died At Califon Home.
Was wounded in Battle of Bull Run; Andersonville Prisoner.
The funeral services of Wesley Sutton, 94 years old, a Civil War veteran, were held Tuesday afternoon at his late home in Califon. The Rev. Frederick Helwig, pastor of the Lower Valley Presbyterian Church, officiated. Interment was made in the Lower Valley Union Cemetery. Mr. Sutton died Saturday, Oct. 6, 19334, after an illness of several weeks.
The eldest of a family of fourteen children, he was born in Califon on 29 Feb 1840. Mr. Sutton served in the Union Army during the Civil War. He was wounded in the battle of Bull Run, when a shell fragment injured his elbow. He also took part in the engagement at Budd's Ferry, Yorktown, Fair Oaks, Oak Grove, Malvern Hill and Brandy Station. He was captured and served 11 1/2 months in the Confederate prison at Andersonville.
At the close of the war he returned to Califon and engaged in the mason and building business until he retired about twelve years ago. Mr. Sutton married Miss Catherine Reed of Califon, who survives him. He leaves the following children; Mrs. Emma Daves of Scranton, Miss Carrie Sutton of Easton, Miss Etta Sutton, of New York, and Martin Sutton of Califon.
Three brothers, John and Morris Sutton of Califon, and George Sutton of Riegelsville; and three sisters, Mrs. Ella Pickell, of Somerville, Mrs. Isaac F. Fisher of Plainfield, and Mrs. Philip Farley of Califon, also survive.
There are now only two Civil War veterans left in Califon vicinity. They are Jacob Cramer, 94, of Cokesbury, and William Young, 88, of Califon.
Burial Notes:
Buried in Lower Valley Union Cemetery.


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