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George E. Suttle

GEORGE E. SUTTLE, a native of Giles County, and a successful farmer and stockraiser, was born December 29, 1829, and is the son of Richard C. and Harriet A. Suttle, natives of Virginia, who were married in East Tennessee about 1826, and settled in Giles County in 1827. They had an interesting family of ten children, named Mary B., George E., Saraphana, Lucius D., Willimina, Matherine, Leroy W., Delphina, William D. and an infant daughter that died in 1857. The mother of these children is still living. Our subject is of Scotch-Irish descent. He received the rudiments of his education in the common schools, and then finished at the Murfreesboro University in 1853. September 17, 1861, he was married to Theodosia 0. Green, who was born April 11, 1842, and who is the daughter of Alfred B. and Sarah 0. Green, natives of Tennessee. By this union our subject became the father of seven children- two daughters and five sons: Lizzie L., William D., Harry H., Claud, two infants, boy and girl (twins), and James P. Claud died July 16, 1874, and the twins died in 1877. In 1869 he settled on the farm where he now lives, which consists of 443 acres of valuable land five miles east of Pulaski, on the old Elkton road. He is regarded as a No. 1 farmer and an excellent citizen. He also owns some valuable city property on East Hill in Pulaski. Mr. Suttle is a Democrat, and he and children are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church South. Mrs. Suttle is a membbr of the resbyterian Church, at Pulaski. The Suttle family is very old and highly respected.

From: Goodspeed's History of Giles County