Jane Sutton


JANE (BARNES) SUTTON, has long been a resident of Ross township, Jefferson county, Ohio. She first saw the light February 3, 1834 in Stark county, Ohio. Mrs. Sutton;s father and mother, Thomas and Anna (Guiney) Barnes, were both born in Washington county, Penn., moving to Ohio when quite young. George and Jane (Parks) Barnes, her grandparents on the father's side, were married in Ireland, coming to the United States in 1804. Her mother's parents, Robert and Elizabeth (Stewart) Guiney, were of Irish descent and natives of Washington county, Penn. Jane Sutton received a common school education, and in the year 1862, March 25th, she was wedded to William W. Sutton, who took her to his home in Jefferson county, where she has since resided. Mr. Sutton's parents came from New Jersey, while his paternal grandparents emigrated from Germany; his mother's father came from Wales. William Sutton was born February 19, 1817 and passed away September 12th, 1882. Mrs. Sutton has seven children:Thomas B., George E., Anna, Laura R., Amy F., Robert W. and William Scott, besides two step-sons, Andrew S. and Charles E. Sutton. Their mother's maiden name was Rebecca Shane, daughter of John and Elizabeth Shane. The whole family are enrolled as members of the Presbyterian church of Bacon Ridge. It is such families as this that produce the brains and sinews of this self-governed nation.

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