Mary Elizabeth Sutherland

April 1887–
Kansas, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Sutherland was born in April 1887, in Kansas, United States, her father, Albert Mead Sutherland, was 40 and her mother, Ursula Francelia Thayer, was 37. She married Joseph Severns Dehnel on 9 November 1911, in Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Beverly Hills Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940.

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Joseph Severns Dehnel
Mary Elizabeth Sutherland
Marriage: 9 November 1911
Carolyn Francelia Dehnel
Mary Jo Dehnel

Spouse and Children

9 November 1911
Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States


    Carolyn Francelia Dehnel


    Mary Jo Dehnel


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 4

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 31

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Scottish: regional name from the former county of this name, so named from Old Norse suðr ‘south’ + land ‘land’ because the territory lay south of Scandinavia and the Norse colonies in the Orkney and Shetland Islands.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary S Dehnel in household of Joe S Dehnel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary S Dehnel in household of Joe S Dehnel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary E Dehnel in household of Joseph S Dehnel, "United States Census, 1920"

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