Subject: Zachariah SUTTON 1850-1880 Lancaster/Kershaw Co., S.C.|
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Subject: Zachariah SUTTON 1850-1880 Lancaster/Kershaw Co., S.C.
1850 Flat Creek/Hickory Head Township, Lancaster Co. census, lists at
house #513, Mrs. N. Reynolds, age70, M. SUTTON, 50 female, S. SUTTON, 21
female, and J. SUTTON, 19 male. At #514 is E. SUTTON, 22 male, C.
SUTTON, 20 female, and E. SUTTON, 6/12 male. Another source has these
folks in the 1860 census, in the same location, and their first names
are Edmond, Caroline, and Edward SUTTON. I believe M. SUTTON is Mary
SUTTON, Zachariah's mother. There is an October 9, 1859, local
Lancaster, S.C., newspaper article, of P.T. Hammond, local atty.,
publishing an executor's notice, indicating Zachariah SUTTON, had
applied for letters of administration, on the estate of Mary SUTTON,
Zachariah SUTTON, his wife Mary Ann Phillips SUTTON, and their children,
have been located in the 1860,1870 Flat Creek/Hickory Head Township,
Lancaster Co., S.C. census. Mary Ann Phillips SUTTON, listed as a
widow, with two children, has been located in the 1880 DeKalb Township,
Kershaw Co. S.C. census.
In the 1860 census, Zachariah and Mary Ann, are both age 28, with one
daughter, Sarah Frances, age 5 months. Their neighbors are the Bennett
Pitmon family and the L. Pitmon family. All three men are listed as
In the 1870 census, both parents are listed at age 38, and the children,
as follows: Sarah Frances, age 10, Eliza Ann, age 8, George Franklin,
age 6, Lucy J., age 3, and Sophronia Matilda, age 7 months. A young
male, Edmund, age 13, is listed last, out of sequence, and I am not sure
of his relation. Their neighbors are the John Clark family, and the
Rainy Williams family. All three men are listed as farmers.
In the 1880 census, Mary SUTTON, a widow, has moved to the DeKalb
Township, Kershaw Co., S.C. and living with her, are two children,
George Franklin, age 16, and Sophronia Matilda, age 10. Their neighbors
are the Harry H. Hall and John Yalin families. Both men are listed as
Sarah Frances SUTTON, b. 1-6-1860, d. 1-2-1920, married George
Eliza Ann SUTTON, b.4-20-1862, d.9-10-1907, married James Hazelton
Hopkins. Both are buried in the Hepzibah Church Cemetary, Bishopville,
George Franklin SUTTON, b.1-10-1864, d. 11-14-1943, first married Anne
Elizabeth Mathis, b.6-11-1972, d.6-20-1906, in 1886, by Judge Smith,
Bishopville,S.C. In the 6-15-1900 Buffalo Township, Kershaw Co., S.C.
census, George SUTTON is age30(?), b. 12-1869(?), married 13 years,
wife, Anne, is age 27, b.6-1872, married 13 years, a mother of six
children, with five living. The children are listed as Edmund, age 12,
b.10-1887, Fannie, age 10, b.10-1889, Mamie, age 8, b.8-1891, Willie,
age 6, b.5-1894, and Harrison, age 4, b.9-1895. The census states, all
of the family are native to S.C., and that Mr. SUTTON, is a farmer,
renting a mortgaged property of 140 acres. The neighbors to each side
are the Vernel Outlaw family on 130 acres, and the B.F. Johnson family,
on 141 acres.
Later children of this first marriage, are Anne Belle, b.1901, Lucille,
Upon the death of Anne Elizabeth Mathis SUTTON, George Franklin SUTTON,
married Mary Elizabeth Fields, b.4-12-1885, d.10-30-1932, in 1906. They
had the following children: Annie E. SUTTON Sinclair, b.8-24-1907,
d.4-11-1996, Margaret (Mollie) SUTTON, b. 8-9-1909, d. 1-12-1910,
Rosalee SUTTON, b.7-5-1910, d.6-12-1911, George Wilson SUTTON, b.
1-29-1912, d.11-5-1993, Ruth, b.1914, d.?, Lois Margaret SUTTON Chavis,
b.1915, d.1977, Jack RIchard SUTTON, b.7-14-1916, d.5-5-1993, Gladys
Wiladel SUTTON Bryant, b.11-1918, d.1-30-1972, and John Henry SUTTON,
Sophronia Matilda SUTTON, had a son, George Washington SUTTON, who
married Bessie Dennis Farmer and had the following children: 1. Heward,
who m. Bernita Priest, 2. Muldrow, who m. Ida Burns, 3. Russell, who m.
Betty Childs, 4. Lorene, who m. Vernon Wells, 5. Allene, who m. Morris
Wells, 6. Mable, who m. (1)Noies Outlaw, (2)R. A. Johnson, 7. Sarah, who
m. Harold Cutter, and 8. Mary, who m. Joe Goff.
The Lancaster Ledger, 4-2-1862, also writes of a new company forming,
Company D, 1st Regiment, S.C. Volunteer Infrantry, by Capt. R.L.
Crawford. Pvt Zachariah SUTTON, is listed as a member of this new
Anyone connecting to any of these folks, with any additional
information, please contact me.
David T. Sutton
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