Eliza Ellen Powell was born April 27, 1860 in Burnsville, Indiana. Robert and Louisa Eliza Powell welcomed their daughter into a family that already included Elizabeth, 3, and Thomas Benton, 1. Two years later, Clinton was born. Continue reading
I was always told that Charles Wesley Sutherland died of tuberculosis when he made the trip to Louisiana in 1892. I think his brother, Isaac Calvin, was also killed by that disease. Continue reading
Iowa, Wills and Probate Records, 1758-1997
Guthrie Probate Records, Vol 3-6, 1875-1894
In the matter of the last will and testament of Isaac C. Sutherland, deceased. Continue reading
I, Isaac C. Sutherland, of the Town of Milo County of Bureau and state of Illinois, being in ill health, but of sound and disposing mind and memory and being mindful of the uncertainty of human life do now make publish and declare this my last will and testament.
Iowa Wills and Probate Records, 1758-1997