Dorothy Sutherland

Brief Life History of Dorothy

When Dorothy Sutherland was born on 27 November 1914, in Clifton, Greenlee, Arizona, United States, her father, Paul Sutherland, was 39 and her mother, Georgie Edna Wallace, was 32. She married Robert Dempster Werkheiser Sr on 2 June 1934, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Supervisorial District 1, Pima, Arizona, United States in 1940 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 1 years. She died on 13 January 1999, in Anaheim Hills, Anaheim, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Dempster Werkheiser Sr
1910–1983
Dorothy Sutherland
1914–1999
Marriage: 2 June 1934
Janet Elaine Werkheiser
1936–2004
Richard Paul Werkheiser
1952–2023

Sources (17)

  • Dorothy L Werkheiser, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Dorothy Sutherland, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
  • Dorothy Lee Sutherland, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

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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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