Frederick Sutton

Mr Frederick Sutton

Frederick Sutton

Mr Frederick Sutton, 61, was born in Suffolk, East Anglia on 15 June 1850.

A resident of Haddenfield, New Jersey, Mr Sutton was a real-estate developer. He made a considerable fortune developing the fishing viliage of Wildwood at the beginning of the century. In 1912 he was having a large house built for himself on 26th St. While the house was being completed he decided to tour Europe and return in time to move into the house.

He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a first class passenger (ticket number 36963, 32 6s 5d). He occupied cabin D-50.

Sutton died in the sinking, his body was recovered by the MacKay Bennett (#46) and buried at sea.

 

NO. 46. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 60. - HAIR, BROWN; BEARD, GREY.

CLOTHING - Black coat, vest and trousers; black boots.

EFFECTS - Gold watch and chain; tie clip; pocket book; knife; three silver spons with Norwich enamel crest; watch fob; gold seal ring with "F. S."; Freeman Medal; $60.00 in travellers' cheques; 2. 10s. in gold, 16s. in silver, $13 loose coins in purse; circular letter of credit for 100, Kountz Bros., N. Y., No. D. 18331; two silver thimbles; eyeglasses in case; silver whistle.

FIRST CLASS.

NAME - FRED SUTTON.

Notes
The house Sutton was having built was eventually purchased and turned into a medical clinic by a woman named Dr. Mace who was one of the first woman to obtain a medical degree in the U.S.. The house is no longer standing.

References and Sources
Atlantic City Daily Press, 20 April 1912, Friend of Rev. Hudson's Perished in Wreck
Atlantic City Daily Press, 30 April 1912, Probate Will of Titanic Victim
Record of Bodies and Effects (#46)
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia)

Credits
Tom Perri, USA
Hermann Sldner, Germany
Craig Stringer, UK
Geoff Whitfield, UK

Pictures

Frederick Sutton

(1912) 

FREDERICK SUTTON

 
Frederick Sutton

(1912) 

FREDERICK SUTTON

 

Articles and Stories

SURE SUTTON HAS PERISHED AT SEA

Camden Daily Courier  (1912) 

SURE SUTTON HAS PERISHED AT SEA

 
Detail of Inscription on Plot Marker

DETAIL OF INSCRIPTION ON PLOT MARKER

 
DIRECTORS OF BANK MOURN FOR SUTTON

Camden Post-Telegram  (1912) 

DIRECTORS OF BANK MOURN FOR SUTTON

 
FEAR FRED. SUTTON SANK WITH TITANIC

Camden Post-Telegram  (1912) 

FEAR FRED. SUTTON SANK WITH TITANIC

 
WILDWOOD BUSINESS MAN AMONG MISSING

Philadelphia Inquirer  (1912) 

WILDWOOD BUSINESS MAN AMONG MISSING

 
MR. SUTTON'S BODY SURELY ON THE MORGUE SHIP

Camden Post-Telegram  (1912) 

MR. SUTTON'S BODY SURELY ON THE MORGUE SHIP

 
MR. SUTTON'S BODY TO BE SENT HOME

Camden Post-Telegram  (1912) 

MR. SUTTON'S BODY TO BE SENT HOME

 
Haddonfield Homes: Residence of Frederick Sutton

Haddonfield News  (1893) 

HADDONFIELD HOMES: RESIDENCE OF FREDERICK SUTTON

 
Obituary Notes

New York Times  (1913) 

OBITUARY NOTES

 
MR. SUTTON'S WILL PROBATED TO-DAY

Camden Post-Telegram  (1912) 

MR. SUTTON'S WILL PROBATED TO-DAY

 
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