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Lela Emily Sutton b. Nov 1873 probably Hall Co.,Ga.-d. Nov/Dec 1934 Forsyth Co, Ga. buried at Cross Plains Baptist Church, Forsyth Co.,Ga.,M. Abner Francis Staton Dec 1888 Hall Co,Ga.

Lela's Parents were James Overton(O.L.) Sutton 9 Aug 1825 Rutherford Co., 1890 probably in North Ga. (He and his wife are buried at Wahoo Baptist Church, Lumpkin Co. Ga) He m. Eliza Ann(Jane)Gooch on 29 Jul 1847.She was b. Feb 1821-d.23 Dec 1917.(her parents were Tilman Gooch & Elizabeth Justice)

Lela's siblings were: Mary J.Sutton 1853-?,Sarah A. Sutton 1855-?,Amanda L. Sutton 11 Feb 1857-25 Nov 1943-M. Bluford Asbury McDonald ca 1875(Bluford's b.1851-d.1934),James Alfred Sutton 1859-?,Harriet Sutton 1861-?,Andrew Jackson Sutton b.July 1866 Hall Co.,Ga.-d.1 Jul 1945 Sheppard, Tx.-M. 8 Jan 1893 to Clairnelle Spencer, Thomas Sutton 1869-?,and John Sutton 1871-?.

Back to James O.L. Sutton. His parents were: Edmund/Edward Sutton 1790 probably Rutherford Co.,N.C.-d.1880 probably Hall Co.,Ga.-M.Rebecca Grizzle 14 Jun 1824 in Rutherford Co.N.C. She was 1785 probably Rutherford Co, 1855 probably Hall or Lumpkin Co.,Ga. Rebecca's father was William Henry Grizzle Sr.born 1760/1761 Chesterfield Co.Va.

James O.L. Sutton's siblings were John Sutton b. 1829-d.?,Jane Sutton b 1834 in Ga.-D.?-M.Andrew Mullinax(Andrew born 1829),Mary Anna Sutton b.17 Sep 1834-d.17 Aug 1909-M. Francis Marion Gilbert in Lumpkin Co.,Ga.on 31 Dec 1850(Francis 1829-1899) and Nancy Sutton b. 1835 in N.C.-d. 1866 in Habersham Co.,Ga.-M. Simeon Gilbert (brother of Francis Marion Gilbert)on 5 Aug 1852 in Lumpkin Co.,Ga.(Simeon 1832-1900)

The next two generations are theory only. Edmund/Edward Sutton's father is probably James Sutton from Rutherford Co.,N.C. James Sutton's father is John Sutton from Rutherford Co.,N.C. On 30 Mar 1817 John made out his will and it was probated in July of that year.(Rutherford wills C:69:70)

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