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John Sutherland
Born 1841
JOHN SUTHERLAND, farmer, Scotch Grove Twp., Sec. 22; P.O. Scotch Grove; was born in Scotch Grove Township in 1811. His father, Alexander Sutherland, came to Jones Co. from British America in 1837; he settled on the farm where John now lives, which belongs to his heirs, in about 1846; he died in November, 1846. His mother still lives at the homestead. Mr. Sutherland enlisted in the 31st I.V.I., in August, 1862; was discharged July 2, 1865; he was at the siege of Vicksburg and in Sherman's campaign to the sea. He was married to Ida J. Clark; they have two children—Edith and Eva B. The farm contains 190 acres. Mr. S. and wife belong to the Presbyterian Church.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, 1879, page 658.
Submitted by: Lori J. Mentzel


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