Margaret Elisabeth Sutherland

Brief Life History of Margaret Elisabeth

When Margaret Elisabeth Sutherland was born on 1 October 1912, in Sutherland, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, her father, James Gilbert Sutherland, was 42 and her mother, Margaret Ann Bryce, was 35. She married Charles Clayton Downey on 11 April 1936, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Saskatchewan, Canada in 1916. She died on 14 May 1989, in Burnaby, Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Margaret Elisabeth? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Charles Clayton Downey
1909–1957
Margaret Elisabeth Sutherland
1912–1989
Marriage: 11 April 1936
David Charles Downey
1950–2019

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Sutherland in household of James G Sutherland, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Margaret Elisabeth Sutherland, "Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957"
  • Margaret Elizabeth Sutherland in entry for Charles Clayton Downey, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986"

World Events (1)

1982

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

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.

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.