Biography of John M. Sutphen
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Sutphen, John M., was born in Oayuga county, February 8, 1842. He was educated as a lawyer, reading law under Judge Hastings of Rochester and was admitted to the bar. He taught school for about twenty years and then practiced his profession for a short time. He afterward abandoned the practice of law and devoted himself to farming, which occupation he has since followed. In 1863 Mr. Sutphen married Mary E. Boothe of Manchester and settled on the farm on which he now lives. This farm consists of eighty five acres of land. He has four children: Minnie C., Eleanor E., C. Ames and Clarissa H. The two older daughters are teachers, the son is at borne with his parents, and the youngest daughter is attending the Palmyra Union School. Mr. Sutphen was justice for eight years and is a Republican.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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