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 William Sutton

William Sutton

Birth
Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA
Death 5 Jun 1930 (aged 86)
Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA
Burial Table Rock, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Sect. 1, Lot D
Memorial ID 13500368 · View Source
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Served as a private in Troop I, 3rd Missouri Cavalry
Mustered Out: December 31, 1864

Also served in the Fremont Rangers (Missouri Home Guard)

Pawnee Legislator Weds in Lincoln
TABLE ROCK, Neb., Aug. 5. - William Sutton of Table Rock and Miss Elsie Pepoon of Lincoln, were married Wednesday evening at the residence of the bride in Lincoln. Mr. Sutton has twice represented Pawnee county (sic) in the state legislature and is a veteran of the Civil war (sic). His bride was born and grew to womanhood near Table Rock. She removed to Lincoln some twenty years ago.
--The Lincoln Star (Lincoln, NE), Saturday, August 5, 1922; p. 10.
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WILLIAM SUTTON DIES AT DALLAS
Lincoln Man, Well Known as Civil War Veteran and Former State Legislator Taken by Death.
William Sutton of Lincoln, well known Civil war (sic) veteran and former Nebraska legislator from Pawnee county (sic) died at Dallas, Tex., on Thursday, after a long illness with complications of kidney, bladder, and prostatic (sic) trouble, culminating in a heart attack. He had been spending the winter at Corpus Christi with two of his children, George D. Sutton and Mrs. William Knacker.
The remains will be brought back to Nebraska for interment at Table Rock, which was his home for forty years, more or less. Funeral services will take place at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Methodist church (sic) there.
Mr. Sutton was a member of the Masonic order, the G.A.R., and other organizations. He was one of three surviving members of the John N. Gere post of the G.A.R. at Table Rock.
Mr. Sutton's first wife, who was the mother of all his children, died a number of years ago and is buried in the Table Rock cemetery (sic). He was married several years ago to Miss Elsie Pepoon of Lincoln, who survives him. Mr. and Mrs. Sutton made their home here at 2812 Everett street (sic), but spent their winters in Texas.
John R. Sutton of Hebron and Mrs. C.J. Wood and Mrs. J.H. Hylton, both of Table Rock are the children who still reside in Nebraska. Miss Margaret Sutton, employed as stenographer to Supreme Court Commissioner Wilson, is a daughter of John Sutton and a granddaughter of William Sutton.
William Sutton for many years was manager of the Table Rock Creamery Co., at one time a large industry of southeastern Nebraska, but retired from that business upon its absorption by the Beatrice Creamery Co. Later for a considerable period he manabed (sic) the Table Rock Brick Co. For a number of years past he has been retired.
He served during the Civil war (sic) in the Third Missouri cavalry regiment, though his enlistment was from Illinois, his home state before coming to Nebraska.
---The Lincoln Star (Lincoln, NE), Friday, June 6, 1930; p. 14.



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  • Maintained by: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 2 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13500368
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Sutton (9 Apr 1844–5 Jun 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13500368, citing Table Rock Cemetery, Table Rock, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (contributor 48353502) .