Far north in the Scottish Highlands, the counties of Sutherland and Caithness define the furthest boundaries of mainland Scotland. The word “sutherland” is derived from Old Norse suðr land or “suthroen”. Sutherland lies to the south of Iceland and the Viking colonies on Orkney and Shetland islands Continue reading

Revolutionary War

Ten generations of Sutherland ancestors have been a part of the American experience. For over 300 years, they witnessed the great events that shaped this nation. Continue reading

Isaac Calvin Sutherland (1846-1874)

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
page 300

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