Doddridge County Roots

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Cornelius SUTTON

Male 1750 - 1850  (99 years)


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  • Name Cornelius SUTTON 
    Born 29 Oct 1750  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Enumerated Jul 16 1850 in household with daughter Jane and her husband Nathan Davis. Age given as 99.
    Died 30 Sep 1850  [3, 4
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I43509  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2017 

    Family 1 Elizabeth APPLEGATE 
    Children 
    +1. Jane SUTTON,   b. 7 Oct 1770, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1857  (Age 86 years)
    +2. Hannah SUTTON,   d. Aft 18 Jan 1854
    +3. Sarah SUTTON,   b. 3 Jan 1779,   d. 18 Mar 1863, Clark Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Cornelius SUTTON, Jr.,   b. 20 Jun 1780, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1859, Randolph Co, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +5. John SUTTON,   b. 20 Oct 1785, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1869  (Age 83 years)
    +6. Amos SUTTON,   b. 17 Oct 1789, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1870  (Age 80 years)
    Family ID F17576  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elisabeth DAVIS,   b. 1746,   d. 1807  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1806  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F19364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1838] Headstone - Date calculated from age at death.

    2. [S941] 1850 Census, Doddridge County, (W)VA.

    3. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, by Susie Davis Nicholson, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 355.

    4. [S5] Headstone.

    5. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).
      "Davis - The Settlers of Salem WV," p. 355, gives burial location as "the old Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery at West Union." But "West Union WV Cemeteries," p. 41, shows it as the Blockhouse Hill Cemetery in West Union and indicates that in the vicinity of Cornelius Sutton's grave is a marker erected by DAR in 1925 for "OLD CHURCH SITE 1792-1832 Seventh Day Baptist."

    6. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, by Susie Davis Nicholson, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 12.