Elias Fairchild SuttonBirth: Jun 1833 · Hardyston, Sussex, New Jersey
Death: 15 Apr 1901 · Lake Linden, Houghton, Michigan
Elias Fairchild Sutton was born son of Michael Rorick Sutton and Elizabeth Forrester Sutton. He was raised in Sussex County, New Jersey and relocated with the family in the early 1850s to Macomb, Michigan.
In 1866 Elias married Mary Ann Tregoning Harris who was born in England, daughter of William Harris and Elizabeth Tregoning. They had two children born in Michigan: Elizabeth (m. Sidney Amzi Benedict), and Walter Harris.
Elias worked as a merchant most of his life.
Elias Fairchild Sutton died in 1901 and is buried with his wife on a large Sutton/Ayres plot at Romeo Cemetery in Romeo, Macomb County, Michigan.