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James Harold SUTTON

Male 1919 - 1945  (25 years)


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  • Name James Harold SUTTON 
    Born 24 May 1919  Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Edgelawn (Parkersburg), Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Edgelawn (Parkersburg), Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1936  Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1936  Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1940  Tygart District, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In household of sister & brother-in-law, Audrey & Delbert Shepard.
    Census 1940  Tygart District, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In household of sister & brother-in-law, Audrey & Delbert Shepard.
    Occupation American Viscose Corp.  [5
    Occupation American Viscose Corp.  [5
    Occupation 1940  [6
    spool boy in rayon mill 
    Occupation 1940  [6
    spool boy in rayon mill 
    Residence 1942  Washington Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1942  Washington Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Military ENLISTED 12/12/1942  [1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9
    Pfc, Co G, 517 Parachute Inf, 13 Abn Div, US Army, WW II (Italy, France, Belgium; KIA) 
    Military ENLISTED 12/12/1942  [1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9
    Pfc, Co G, 517 Parachute Inf, 13 Abn Div, US Army, WW II (Italy, France, Belgium; KIA) 
    Died 13 Jan 1945  Stavelot, Liege Province, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10
    Buried Evergreen Cemetery (South), South Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 11
    • Initially buried at Henri le Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium, in Sep 1948 he was re-interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Parkersburg.
    • Initially buried at Henri le Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium, in Sep 1948 he was re-interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Parkersburg.
    Person ID I66907  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 

    Father Ellsworth SUTTON,   b. 28 Jan 1883, Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1920, Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Ina Mae ROSS,   b. 13 Feb 1890, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1936, South Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1906  Garrett Co, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24796  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 May 1919 - Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Edgelawn (Parkersburg), Wood Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Edgelawn (Parkersburg), Wood Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1936 - Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1936 - Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jan 1945 - Stavelot, Liege Province, Belgium Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Evergreen Cemetery (South), South Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    James Harold Sutton, US Army
    James Harold Sutton, US Army
    James Harold Sutton
    James Harold Sutton
    James Harold Sutton
    James Harold Sutton
    James H Sutton, Evergreen Cemetery South
    James H Sutton, Evergreen Cemetery South

    Documents
    66907_SUTTON_JamesHarold_1919-1945_Obit.jpg
    66907_SUTTON_JamesHarold_1919-1945_Obit.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Obituary.

    2. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 203.

    3. [S2669] U.S. Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com, Office of Quartermaster General, and National Archives & Records Administration).

    4. [S960] Obituary of mother.

    5. [S2582] West Virginia Veterans Memorial Archives Database, (http://www.wvculture.org/history/wvmemory/wvvetmem.html).

    6. [S2637] 1940 Census, Wood County, WV.

    7. [S2512] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    8. [S2597] U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and US Army Quartermaster General's Office).

    9. [S1756] Young American Patriots: The Youth of West Virginia in World War II, (National Publishing Co, Richmond, VA, 1946).

    10. [S14] Obituary.
      Killed in action near the village of Stavelot, Belgium, on Jan 13 1945. He was buried in the Allied cemetery at Henri le Chapell, Belgium.
      (NOTE: "Davis - The Settlers of Salem WV," p. 203, incorrectly reports death date as Jan 13 1942.)

    11. [S934] Findagrave.com.