When Fullen Haviland Sutherland was born in September 1852, in Russell, Virginia, United States, his father, Van Rensselear Sutherland, was 24 and his mother, Celia Musick, was 26. He had at least 5 sons and 5 daughters with Martha Ann Duty. He lived in Honaker, Russell, Virginia, United States in 1880 and Sand Lick District, Dickenson, Virginia, United States in 1900.
Scottish (Caithness): habitational name from the Scottish county of Sutherland, named with Old Norse súthr ‘south, southern’ + land ‘land’ because the territory lay south of Scandinavia and the Norse colonies in the Orkney and Shetland Islands.
History: This is the name of a Highland Scottish clan associated with the county of Sutherland.
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