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
Charles Wesley’s father, Isaac, was born in Washington, NY in 1802. Sutherlands had lived in Dutchess County for over a hundred years but the family would soon move west. Continue reading