Biography of W. R. Sutton
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Sutton, W. R., was born in Bradford, Steuben county, N. Y., May 17, 1852, a son of E. W. Sutton, who was born in Waverly, Tioga county, and came to Steuben county in 1850. E. W. Sutton was a tailor by trade, which business he followed for many years. Later he engaged with H. W. Perine as salesman in the general merchandise business, which he continued up to the time of his death, May 26, 1887. He married Huida, daughter of Samuel Hopkins, of Steuben county, by whom he had seven children, of whom Dr. O. W. Sutton, of Bath; W. R. Sutton, of Avoca; Dr. L. Sutton, of Canisteo; and C. E. Sutton, of Palisades, N. Y., are now living. W. R. Sutton was educated in the district schools of Cooper's Plains, then entered the store of Perine at Bath, where he remained nineteen years. March 21, 1885, he established a general merchandise business in the village of Avoca and is now one of the leading business men of the town. Mr. Sutton married Ada, a daughter of M. C. Purdy, a painter of Bath, by whom he has five children: Edwin R., Walter L., Lawrence, Purdy, and Florence. He is a member of Avoca Lodge No. 666 of Masonry, K. of H.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION
Steuben County, NY
Biographies

Names A to C
Names D to L
Names M to R
Names S to Z

Online
Biographies

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

Maine
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

Pennsylvania
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012