Biography of Amos Sutton
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AMOS SUTTON, one of the prominent farmers of Taylor Township, was born in Rush County, Ind., July 15, 1840, and is the son of Henry and Mary M. (Right) Sutton, natives of Indiana and Pennsylvania, and of English descent; he was reared on a farm and received a common school education, and before his majority was married to Mary E. Morris, born October 31, 1841, daughter of Huston and Melchia (Smith) Morris, natives of Pennsylvania and Ohio. This union has been blessed with four children - Ida May, born June 15, 1861; Elmer E., born October 4, 1863; Cara E., born June 16, 1877; and an infant; two of these are yet living. In 1864, Mr. Sutton came to Howard County and purchased a farm of eighty acres in Taylor Township; he has added to this until now he has a fine farm of 160 acres under good cultivation, and with all the necessary improvements. Mr. S. is an active politician, voting with the Republican party, and both himself and wife are identified with the Baptist Church.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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