Laura D. Sutherland

Female1 September 1847–

Brief Life History of Laura D.

When Laura D. Sutherland was born on 1 September 1847, in Palatine, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Aldridge B Sutherland, was 44 and her mother, Mary Ann French, was 29. She lived in Palatine Township, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years.

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Aldridge B Sutherland
Mary Ann French
Jane M Sutherland
Emily A. Sutherland
Winfield S. Sutherland
Laura D. Sutherland
Alda A. Sutherland

Sources (2)

  • Laura Sutherland in household of A B Sutherland, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Laura L Sotherland in household of Eldridge Sotherland, "United States Census, 1850"

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Siblings (5)

World Events (8)


Age 3

Historical Boundaries: 1850: Cook, Illinois, United States


Age 16

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

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 34

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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