Atlantic City Daily Press

Frederick Sutton, Coffee Importer, Leaves $50,000 and Upwards to Family

The will of Frederick Sutton, of Haddonfield, N. J., who lost his life in the
wreck of the steamship Titanic, was probated yesterday afternoon in the office
of the Surrogate, Reeze, of Camden county.

The value of the estate is $50,000 and upwards. According to the terms of the
will. Mr. Sutton’s widow is to receive two-thirds of the estate, and all
personal property, while his daughter, Mrs. Frederick Tomlin, whose husband is
a physician, of Haddonfield, is to get one-third during her life. Upon her
death her children are to get the interest. Should the widow die first, the
will directs that the entire estate is to revert to Mrs. Tomlin. Asa G. Wing,
of the Provident Life and Trust Company, of Philadelphia, and Americus R.
Underdown, of Haddonfield, are named as the executors of the estate.

Immediately after the will had been probated the Consul General of Halifax was
notified that Dr. Frederick Tomlin, Mr. Sutton’s son-in-law, was authorized to
receive the body, which has been recovered and brought to Halifax today by the
cable-ship Mackey-Bennett. [sic] The remains will be brought to Haddonfield for
interment. Mr. Sutton, who was a coffee importer with a place of business on
South Second street, Philadelphia, was also president of the Collingswood
National Bank, of Collingswood, N. J.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2007) PROBATE WILL OF TITANIC VICTIM (Atlantic City Daily Press, Tuesday 30th April 1912, ref: #5526, published 20 April 2007, generated 5th June 2020 12:53:08 PM); URL :