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Jonas Sutton

Birthplace: Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey
Death: Died in Sandbrook, Hunterdon, New Jersey
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Sutton and Sarah Sutton (Runyon)
Husband of Elizabeth Sutton and Elizabeth Sutton
Father of Jonas Sutton; Prudence Hoff; Jonathan Sutton; William Sutton; Sarah Sutton and 7 others
Brother of Sarah Manning; Anna Slaght; Nathan Sutton; Richard Sutton; Peter Sutton and 3 others

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About Jonas Sutton

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW JERSEY. DAR Ancestor # A111358 --------------------

Jonas Sutton of New Jersey, where he died and his last will and testament has survived.

Eighth child of Richard Sutton and his wife Sarah Runyan, Jonas was born April 18, 1721, at Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey. He died at Sandbrook in Hunterdon County in the year 1797. Jonas Sutton was twice married as indicated by his will and the dates of birth of his children; but the name of his first wife is unknown. On September 22, 1764, at age 43, he married his second wife, a first cousin, Elizabeth Runyan, in the Seventh Day Baptist Church at Piscataway. She was born in the year 1731, daughter of Peter Runyan and his wife, Providence Blackford. Her father was brother to Jonas Sutton’s mother.” - All preceding from Ancestral Chart and Handbook by Rowland.

Birth: 1740 Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

Death: 1797 York, South Carolina, United States

About her father:

"Whereas a certain John Zenger came to the Dwelling house of Jonas Sutton, in the Township of Amwell, Hunterdon County, and Province of West-New-Jersey, and in a false and fraudulent manner, obtained from him a Woman's Side-Saddle and Bridle, under Pretence of borrowing them for his Aunt to ride on, who was an aged woman in the neighbourhood, with whom said Zenger lived, but he, fraudulently intending, did, in the Night of the 20th of September last, abscond himself from his Uncle's, which was his usual Place of Abode, and has taken his wife, and said saddle and bridle with him. Whoever will take up said John Zenger, and secure him in the Jail of the County aforesaid, shall receive the above Reward of Seventeen Pounds, paid by me Jonas Sutton"

Seventeen Pounds Reward

New Jersey Colonial Documents: Newspaper Extracts, New Jersey Archives, 1st Series Vol. XXIV, vol. V - 1762-1765, p. 91. From The Pennsylvania Gazatte, No. 1764, October 14, 1762.


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Jonas Sutton's Timeline

April 18, 1721
Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey
Age 20
Amwell, Hunterdon, New Jersey, USA
Age 23
East Amwell, NJ, USA
July 25, 1748
Age 27
Middlesex Co., N.J.
Age 32
Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA
January 13, 1760
Age 38
New Jersey
September 27, 1764
Age 43
Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA
Age 42
Middlesex, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
Age 42
Middlesex, New Jersey, USA
Age 42
Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA