Caroline Sutherland

Female26 September 1819–16 August 1854

Brief Life History of Caroline

When Caroline Sutherland was born on 26 September 1819, in Clinton, Dutchess, New York, United States, her father, Platt Sutherland, was 24 and her mother, Lydia Soule, was 23. She married Cyrus Hammond in 1837, in Washington, Dutchess, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Washington, Dutchess, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 August 1854, at the age of 34, and was buried in Lithgow, Washington, Dutchess, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Hammond
1805–1884
Caroline Sutherland
1819–1854
Marriage: 1837
David Sutherland Hammond
1840–1900
Frederick Albert Hammond
1848–1916

Sources (3)

  • Caroline Hanmond in household of Cyrus Hanmond, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Caroline Hammond in entry for David S. Hammond, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
  • Caroline Hammond in household of Cyrus Hammond, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1837Washington, Dutchess, New York, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (5)

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 1

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 8

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 11

    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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