maiden name: Sutton, parents Hoyt W Sutton and Mildred Cleveland, Atlanta, Ga; grandparents Lillie Mae Hinton & Lawrence Bryant Cleveland and Walter McRae Sutton and Lona Amanda Whisenant, all of Georgia. The Hinton family line has been traced,unbroken,to the Battle of Hastings; brothers Arnauld and Erauld DeHynton came from Normandy to fight for William the Conquerer and were rewarded with 150 hides of land each at Silverton,England. Other related families: Hardy,Wimberly,Alford,Merritt,Elliott in US;deMandeville,Longspee(the first Earl of Salisbury, son of King Henry II,Tudor, and Fair Rosamund Clifford.
During my search, I have discovered Revolutionary War veterans: Lt Malachi Hinton,NC;Joel and Ezekiel Cloud,GA;Jonas Sutton,NJ; and Confederate soldiers: Hardy Henry Hinton,William Gaston Hinton, and Jonathan C Elliott,of Henry Co, GA; and James E Sutton of White Co,GA.
I would love to hear from any and all who are related to me or think you might be. And any information you may have regarding the O'Kelley or Whisenant families in White or Habersham cos,GA, or the Asburys or Bakers in the same area would be greatly appreciated, along with the Confederate record of Jonathan Elliott, who served in the Cavalry,from Henry or Newton Co, GA.