William Sutherland

18 March 1804–24 July 1885 (Age 81)
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life 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
Abraham Sutherland
Nancy A. Sutherland
Susannah Sutherland
John A. Sutherland
William Sutherland
James M Sutherland
Silas Sutherland
Vandiver B. Sutherland

Spouse and Children

19 September 1839
Jackson, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 12

Indiana is the 19th state.
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: regional name from the former county of this name, so named from Old Norse suðr ‘south’ + land ‘land’ because the territory lay south of Scandinavia and the Norse colonies in the Orkney and Shetland Islands.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wm Sutherland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Sutherland, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Sutherland, "United States Census, 1870"

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