146. George Washington SUTTON
was born on 15 Jan 1856 in MO.(33)
He died on 18 Jul 1916.(33) George's
obituary appeared in the July 25, 1916 Pocahontas Star Herald.
George W. Sutton, the subject of this sketch, was born in the state of Missouri on Jan 15, 1856, and came to Arkansas with his parents when but a small boy and has spent the greater part of his life in Randolph County. He was married to Miss Tishie Million in August, 1877, and to this union twelve children were born, five of whom preceded their father to the spirit world.
Brother Sutton suffered for several months with a complication of diseases and passed to his eternal reward at 10:30 o'clock p.m., July 19. He leaves a wife and seven children, namely: G.F., Will, and Wiley, who live near their father; Mrs. Burly Vandergriff of Keifer, Oklahoma; Mrs. Dora Pitzenberger of Tulsa Oklahoma, and Miss Pear and Bennie, who are yet at home. All the children were with their father, when death came, except Mrs. Vandergriff.
The deceased was 50 years, 6 months and 4 days old. He was a consistent christian gentleman, a member of the Church of God and loved and respected by all. He bore his affliction without a murmur and trusted fully in God. His re ains were followed to the Sutton cemetery by a large concourse of friends and relatives, on July 20, where they were laid to rest to await the final summons at the last great day. Funeral services were conducted by the writer.
Weep not, dear friends, for he is free from all sorrow and pain. We cannot call him back but we can go to him, so let us live that when the end comes, we can say as he said, "Weep not, for I am going to be with Jesus."
The angels came with silent tread, and gathered 'round our darling's bed,
And to their shining home above, They bore him on their arms of love.
He was married to Malinda "Tish"
MILLION on 2 Aug 1877 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR. Malinda "Tish"
Million was the tenth child of George Washington Million and Nancy E. Robison.
She was born in McMinn County, TN. She married George Washington Sutton in
Irish Wilderness, Oregon County, MO. Malinda "Tish"
MILLION was born on 7 Sep 1860 in McMinn Co, TN.
(63) She died on 21 Jan 1924 in Keifer Creek, Oklahoma.
(63) George Washington SUTTON and Malinda "Tish" MILLION
had the following children:
420 i. Holiness SUTTON.
421 ii. George Frank SUTTON was born on 19 Dec 1878.
422 iii. William M. SUTTON was born on 21 Nov 1880. (63)
423 iv. Mary Jane SUTTON (Private).
424 v. Wiley Fleming SUTTON (Private).
425 vi. Dora Celia SUTTON (Private).
426 vii. Emma E. SUTTON was born on 30 Oct 1893.(63) She died about 1911.(63) Emma died at about age 18.
427 viii. Ezra M. SUTTON was born in Mar 1896.(63) He died about 1912.(63) Ezra died at about age 16.
428 ix. Pearl M. SUTTON was born on 6 Jan 1899.(63) She died in 1925. Buried at Twin Mounds, Kiefer Creek, Oklahoma.
429 x. Benjamin Paul SUTTON (Private).
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