Emily A. Sutherland

Female9 July 1841–23 October 1917

Brief Life History of Emily A.

When Emily A. Sutherland was born on 9 July 1841, in Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, Aldridge B Sutherland, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ann French, was 22. She married William E. Wilson in 1863. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Palatine Township, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Palatine, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 23 October 1917, in Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Palatine, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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William E. Wilson
Emily A. Sutherland
Marriage: 1863
Dolly Willson
William Wilson
Lizzie Wilson

Sources (12)

  • Emily A. Wilson in household of William Wilson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emily Wilson, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Emily Nilson, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Cook, Illinois, United States


    Age 22

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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