|GEORGE SUTHERLAND, farmer, Scotch Grove Twp., Sec. 23; P.O. Onslow; he is one of a numerous family who came to this township from the region of the Red River of the North in 1837; his father was a native of Scotland, and went to British America about the year 1812, in the service of the Hudson Bay Co. Mr. George Sutherland was married to Isabella Sutherland, daughter of Ebenezer; she died in 1863; he has one son—Charles T., now a student of Hopkinton College, born in 1857; lost one son—John Ross. John Sutherland, the father of George, died in April, 1877; his mother, Margaret Sutherland, died in 1859.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, 1879, page 658
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