Ezra Sutton (1899)
Posted By: Cay Merryman (email)
Date: 8/4/2004 at 16:37:40
Ezra Sutton died at his home in Belmont Township, July 26, 1899, aged 72 years, 9 months and 28 days—Ezra Sutton. One of the old landmarks has passed to the great beyond, from where no traveler ever returns. He was a member of Co. F., 39th. Iowa infantry, was a faithful soldiers and for meritorious service was promoted corporal. Ezra Sutton came to this locality in ’72 making 27 years residence here, The writer of this sketch has heard him tell of his ups and downs of the first six years, and invarably would wind up with a gesture to create merriment. As a neighbor he was always ready to lend a helping hand to the deserving. He was a member of the M. E. church, and said he was ready to go when called.
We desire to extend to our neighbors, our heartfelt thanks for kindness during the sickness, death and burial of our husband and father. Wife, Nora E. Sutton, Miss Julia Ella Sutton, Mrs. E. P. Nutt, Portage, Wis., J. M. Clark and Family. Graham Co., Kan.
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