William Sutherland

Male18 March 1804–24 July 1885

Brief Life History of William

When William Sutherland was born on 18 March 1804, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, his father, Silas Sutherland, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Ann Cummings, was 18. He married Nancy White on 26 August 1823, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Jackson Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 24 July 1885, in Waymansville, Jackson Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Sutherland
Malinda Scott
Marriage: 19 September 1839
Bluford Sutherland
Abraham Sutherland
Nancy Ann Sutherland
Susannah Sutherland
John A. Sutherland
William Sutherland
James M Sutherland
Silas Sutherland
Vandiver B. Sutherland

Sources (19)

  • Wm Sutherland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Sutherland, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • William Sutherland, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1839Jackson, Indiana, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 17

    Historical Boundaries: 1821: Bartholomew, Indiana, United States

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 26

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    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.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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