Marion Sutton, Civil War Veteran Answers Last Call

Word has been received of the death of Marion Sutton, aged 91 years at the home of his son, Walter, in Newark, N.Y. [sic], which occurred September 19th., following injuries received from a fall.

Born in Sussex County, New Jersey, Dec. 24, 1838, he came to Orion Township with his parents at an early age. He was educated there and for a time taught in schools of this county. For many years he traveled for the International Harvester Company. When he retired from active work, he made his home for a long time with Lute Sutton in Oxford Township.

Mr. Sutton served in the Civil War with an Illinois regiment and for the past few years made his home at the National Soldiers’ Home at Dayton.

Burial was made Saturday, Sept. 21st in Chicago.

Source: Oxford Leader, September 27, 1929.

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