John David Sutton

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Born:20 Apr 1674 in Piscataway, Middlesex Co., NJ
Married:Elizabeth Conger on ABT 1695 at Piscataway, Middlesex Co., NJ
Died:19 Dec 1750; Piscataway, Middlesex Co, NJ, buried in the Baptist churchyard cemetery in Stalton, NJ

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Grandparents  George Ambrose Sutton
Sara TildenRichard Bishop
Alice Martin
Parents  William Sutton
Damaris Bishop

Siblings  William SuttonAlice SuttonThomas SuttonMary SuttonWilliam SuttonDamaris SuttonJohn David SuttonJudah SuttonRichard SuttonJoseph SuttonBenjamin SuttonDaniel Sutton

Children  Moses SuttonAaron SuttonJohn SuttonRev. David SuttonSarah SuttonJames L. SuttonJesse SuttonElizabeth SuttonMary SuttonEphrain Sutton

Biographical information was last updated: March 1, 2017.

Married, about 1695, Elizabeth --. Removing from Piscataway, John settled at Passaic Valley, in Morris County, NJ 4 to 5 miles from Basking Ridge, in Somerset County. He bought land at Harrison's Neck, NJ, Nov. 11, 1741, and sold Piscataway lands, Dec 31, 1741. His will (dated Dec. 17, 1746) was probated Dec 20, 1750; so he must have died that year, aged 76. The will mentions all his children except Sarah. His wife Elizabeth died (according to her gravestone in the Baptist Churchyard at Shelton, Piscataway) May 10, 1731, aged 52. exerpt from "Geneological Notes of the Sutton Family of New Jersey" by Edward F. H. Sutton, New York, T. A. Wright, Printer and Publisher, 1900.

John Sutton, son of William and Damaris Sutton, b. 4/20/1674 Piscataway, NJ d. 12/19/1750 Piscataway, NJ and buried in Stelton, NJ; in 1695 he married Elizabeth Conger b. 1/1/1678 d. 5/10/1731 Piscataway, NJ) John was the first son of William to leave the Quaker Church to become a Baptist. He was a surveyor of land in Piscataway in 1741 and moved to Harrison’s Neck NJ. Both he and Elizabeth are buried in the Baptist churchyard cemetary in Stalton, NJ. The original family of Elizabeth Conger came from France, via Holland, to England because of religous persecution. The will of her grandfather, William Belconger, was probated 12/2/1522 in Norfolk Co. Her father, John, was baptized in Yarmouth, Norfolk Co., England on 9/8/1633. The children of John and Elizabeth Sutton were: Moses b. 1669, Aaron b. 1699, John b. 1701, David b. 1703, Sarah b. 1706, James b. 1709, Jesse B. b. 1711, Elizabeth b. 1713, Mary b. 1717 and Ephrain b. 1719.

John Sutton will information:
John Sutton will dated December 17, 1746 and probated December 20, 1750. This will is dated fifteen years after the death of Elizabeth Conger. The Will states the following " I give my Wif the cos of the Roms and a thurd part of the free incoms of the land so long as the sehe remains my wido and I give hur the thurd part of all my movels for to be hur one to dispos with to how she plasafs" Second wife unknown. - Will proven Somerset , Middlesex County, New Jersey.

12/17/1746. SUTTON (SOTTON), John of Middlesex Co.; will of. Wife ____, Aaron, son of Moses SOTTEN, and his mother. My son, Aaron's daughter and her mother. Other children -- John, Dave, Jams, Jesse, Mary and Epram. Names Peter MARTEN. Real and personal estate. Executors -- sons John and David SOTTEN. Witnesses -- George BOICE, Jacob BOICE, Leander BOICE. Proved December 30, 1750. Lib E, p. 469. 12/14/1750. Inventory, made by Joshua SMALLEY and James PYATT. Includes bonds of James FITZRANDOLPH, John WEBSTER, Jeremiah DUNN, George BOICE, Trustrym MANNING, Fitzrandolph DRAKE, Moses BURGES, Thomas DAVIS, Gershom DRAKE, John TENBROKE, Joseph FITZRANDOLPH; also notes of Ephrim SUTTON, Zachariah SUTTON, Martin DUNHAM, Andrew SMALLEY, Peter MARTIN, Jun'r, Isaac MANNING, Moses FITZRANDOLPH, Elisha WHITEHEAD.

Gravestone information:
SUTTON, John 4/20/1674-12/19/1750; s/o William Sutton & Damaris Bishop; Wife: Elizabeth Conger 1/1/1677/78-5/10/1731; d/o John Conger & Mary Kelly - Baptist Church, Stelton, Piscataway, Middlesex Co, NJ "Here lyes ye body of /Elizabeth wife of John Sutton dec'd May ye lo 1731 Aged 52 years"


Ancestry of Sutton and Ratliff from Harrison Country, Missouri, genealogy, Kevin Sutton, contact, database: k_l_suttonCitation post date: 2007-02-27

Belinda Melton Hughes, "BJ Hughes family genealogy website", Online website,, The Sutton Lineage, page 1, Generation 5, children of John David Sutton & Elizabeth Conger; Wills of the Sutton Family; Our Family Burial Ground Citation post date: 2006-06-12

Genealogical Notes of the Sutton Family of New Jersey, Edward F. H. Sutton, New York, T. A. Wright, Printer and Publisher, 1900, Citation post date: 2006-06-12

R. Ulmer,, "Ulmer Ancestry", Online website, post date: 2006-07-03

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