Fought in the Civil War With a Michigan Regiment
Captain J.P. Sutton of 3144 Main street, died after a short illness at 9’30 o’clock, aged 62 years. The body will be sent to Cheyboygan [sic], Mich., for burial. Captain Sutton was a member of the governor’s staff at the Soldiers’ home in Leavenworth, and a member of the Seventh regiment, Michigan volunteers in the Civil War. He leaves a wife and two children — Mrs. Luther Slavens of Kansas City and Lynn Sutton, who is now in South Africa.
Source: Kansas City Star, August 20, 1903.