The Sutton's
Home Up



Sam Sutton was an early settler with his family on the lake.  Sam had two sisters: Maude and Bessie.  In 1907 he married Anna Thom.  They homesteaded Sutton's Bay on Newman Lake operating a boat from Day's Landing to summer homes on the lake.  He also worked in a sawmill and ran his own resort where he died of tuberculosis in 1941.  The family had no children. 

Sam Sutton

On the bow of this transport boat which he built called the Gypsy.

Sutton Original Home

First home before later additions were added.

After Additions

Home at the Bay after building an addition for his sister Maude Sutton.

View of Home in the Bay

Before additons were added to original home. (ca. 1905)