The Resource Items located in Oversize Box 4

Items located in Oversize Box 4

Label
1769-1859
Inclusive dates
1769-1859
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1769-1859, of the Sutton family of Hanover and King William Counties, Virginia, consisting of correspondence, 1771-1859, containing letters, 1771, to David Whitlock of Hanover County discussing business and his crops; letter, 1816, to David Oliver (d. 1822) of Hanover County concerning personal matters; letters, 1818-1825, to Stephen Sutton (1786-1840) of Hanover County regarding property purchases; and letter, 1859, to Stephen C. Sutton (1822-1880) of King William County concerning personal matters. Papers also include deed, 28 December 1769, for 200 acres in Hanover County; will, 30 September 1822, of David Oliver; agreement, 10 January 1854, between members of the Sutton family; and declaration, no date, of James Taylor Sutton (1791-1864) against Philip Bickerham Winston (1786-1853) and Eliza M. Sutton (1800-1867) in Hanover County Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery
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Biographical or historical data
Stephen Sutton (14 March 1786-2 December 1840) was the son of Joesph Sutton (1764-1823) and Judith Carter Sutton (1769-1827) of Caroline County, Virginia. Becoming a doctor, he served as a hospital surgeon mate from 1812 to 1814 during the War of 1812. Afer the war, he settled in Hanover County, Virginia, and married Eliza M. Oliver (1800-1867) 30 May 1816. Sutton bought Towinque in King William County from James Lyons (1764-1830) of Richmond, Virginia, in 1819. The Suttons had 7 children: Laura (d. 1852); David (d. 1892), who also was a physician and settled in Lexington, Mississippi; Pulaski, who served as a private in Co. H, 9th Virginia Cavalry; Elvira M. (d. 1857); Armistead Oliver; Stephen Carter (1822-1880), who served in as a private in Southall's Battery; and Mary Eliza, who married 1st Samuel Hamlet and 2nd Edwin Shelton.
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Vi
Form designation
Papers
Label
Items located in Oversize Box 4
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi01747.xml
Note
Items located in Oversize Box 4
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Extent
22
Immediate source of acquisition
Howerton, E. T., Mrs.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000500308
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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