Lt.-Gen. John Sutherland, 16th Earl of Sutherland1

M, #10121, b. 3 March 1661, d. 27 June 1733
Last Edited=16 Aug 2018
Consanguinity Index=0.66%
     Lt.-Gen. John Sutherland, 16th Earl of Sutherland was born on 3 March 1661.1 He was the son of George Gordon, 15th Earl of Sutherland and Jean Wemyss.1 He married, secondly, Catherine Tollemache, daughter of Sir Lionel Tollemache, 3rd Bt. and Elizabeth Murray, Countess of Dysart.2 He married, firstly, Helen Cochrane, daughter of William Cochrane, Lord Cochrane and Lady Catherine Kennedy, on 28 April 1680.1 He married by contract, thirdly, Frances Hodgson, daughter of Sir Thomas Hodgson and Anne Thorold, on 11 August 1727.1 He died on 27 June 1733 at age 72.1
     He was given the name of John Gordon at birth.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in 1687.1 In 1690 his name was legally changed to John Sutherland.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in February 1689/90.1 He gained the rank of Colonel between 1694 and 1697 in the Foot Regiment, Flanders.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in February 1702/3.1 He succeeded as the 16th Earl of Sutherland [S., 1235] on 4 March 1702/3.1 He was a Commissioner for the Union of Scottish and English Parliaments in February 1705/6.1 On 29 March 1706 he obtained a regrant of the Earldom, with special remainder to his son and in default to the heirs female of his son without division and their heirs male.1 He was appointed Representative Peer [Scotland] in 1707/8.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1715.1 In 1715 he helped suppress the 1715 Uprising.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Caithness, Elgin, Nairn, Ross and Cromarty and Sutherland between 1715 and 1725.1 He was appointed Representative Peer [Scotland] between 1715 and 1733.1 He was appointed Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1716.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in January 1720/21.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.3
     

Children of Lt.-Gen. John Sutherland, 16th Earl of Sutherland and Helen Cochrane

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3825. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

William Sutherland, Lord Strathnaver1

M, #10122, b. before 19 December 1683, d. 13 July 1720
Last Edited=16 Aug 2018
Consanguinity Index=0.26%
     William Sutherland, Lord Strathnaver was born before 19 December 1683.2 He was the son of Lt.-Gen. John Sutherland, 16th Earl of Sutherland and Helen Cochrane.1 He married Catherine Morison, daughter of William Morison, on 4 October 1705.1 He died on 13 July 1720.1
     He gained the rank of Colonel of Foot between 1702 and 1710.1 He gained the title of Lord Strathnaver between 1703 and 1720.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Wick Burghs from 1708 to 1709.1 In 1715 he helped suppress the 1715 Uprising.1

Children of William Sutherland, Lord Strathnaver and Catherine Morison

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3825. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S213] Unknown author, "unknown article title," European Royal History Journal: volume 8.2, page 26.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

John Sutherland, Lord Strathnaver1

M, #10123, b. November 1706, d. circa 9 December 1720
Last Edited=16 Aug 2018
     John Sutherland, Lord Strathnaver was born in November 1706.1 He was the son of William Sutherland, Lord Strathnaver and Catherine Morison.1 He died circa 9 December 1720.1 He was buried on 12 December 1720.1
     He was styled as Lord Strathnaver.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3825. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

William Sutherland, 17th Earl of Sutherland1

M, #10124, b. 2 October 1708, d. 7 December 1750
Last Edited=16 Aug 2018
     William Sutherland, 17th Earl of Sutherland was born on 2 October 1708.1 He was the son of William Sutherland, Lord Strathnaver and Catherine Morison.1 He married Lady Elizabeth Wemyss, daughter of David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss and Elizabeth St. Clair, on 2 April 1734.1 He died on 7 December 1750 at age 42.1
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Sutherland between 1727 and 1732.1 He succeeded as the 17th Earl of Sutherland [S., 1235] on 27 June 1733.1 He was appointed Representative Peer [Scotland] between 1734 and 1747.1 In 1745 he opposed teh 1745 Uprising, and barely escaped being taken prisoner when Jacobites occupied Dunrobin.1 He fought in the Battle of Culloden in 1746.1 In 1747 the Hereditary Shrievalty of Sutherland was abolished by Parliament, and he received £1,000 in compensation.1

Children of William Sutherland, 17th Earl of Sutherland and Lady Elizabeth Wemyss

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3825. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S1670] Alexander Brodie, "re: Brodie Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 6 April 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Brodie Family."

Lady Elizabeth Wemyss

F, #10125, d. 20 February 1747
Last Edited=16 Aug 2018
Consanguinity Index=0.47%
     Lady Elizabeth Wemyss was the daughter of David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss and Elizabeth St. Clair. She married William Sutherland, 17th Earl of Sutherland, son of William Sutherland, Lord Strathnaver and Catherine Morison, on 2 April 1734.1 She died on 20 February 1747.1
     Her married name became Sutherland.

Children of Lady Elizabeth Wemyss and William Sutherland, 17th Earl of Sutherland

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3825. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Catherine Morison1

F, #10126, d. 21 March 1765
Last Edited=16 Aug 2018
     Catherine Morison was the daughter of William Morison.1 She married William Sutherland, Lord Strathnaver, son of Lt.-Gen. John Sutherland, 16th Earl of Sutherland and Helen Cochrane, on 4 October 1705.1 She died on 21 March 1765.1
     Her married name became Sutherland.

Children of Catherine Morison and William Sutherland, Lord Strathnaver

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3825. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Helen Cochrane1

F, #10127
Last Edited=14 Aug 2018
Consanguinity Index=0.06%
     Helen Cochrane was the daughter of William Cochrane, Lord Cochrane and Lady Catherine Kennedy. She married Lt.-Gen. John Sutherland, 16th Earl of Sutherland, son of George Gordon, 15th Earl of Sutherland and Jean Wemyss, on 28 April 1680.1
     Her married name became Gordon.

Children of Helen Cochrane and Lt.-Gen. John Sutherland, 16th Earl of Sutherland

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3825. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Anna Elizabeth Jaeger1

F, #10128, d. 20 June 1956
Last Edited=22 Aug 2003
     Anna Elizabeth Jaeger was the daughter of C. Jaeger.1 She married, firstly, H. Sladden before 1910.1 She married, secondly, Major Hon. Francis William White, son of Luke White, 2nd Baron Annaly of Annaly and Rathcline and Emily Stuart, on 14 July 1910.1 She died on 20 June 1956.1
     From before 1910, her married name became Sladden.1 From 14 July 1910, her married name became White.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 79. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Lady Jean Drummond

F, #10129, b. 1609, d. 29 December 1637
Last Edited=14 Aug 2018
Consanguinity Index=0.89%
     Lady Jean Drummond was born in 1609.1 She was the daughter of James Drummond, 1st Earl of Perth and Lady Isabel Seton.2 She married John Gordon, 14th Earl of Sutherland, son of John Gordon, 13th Earl of Sutherland and Agnes Elphinstone, on 14 February 1632.1 She died on 29 December 1637.1
     Her married name became Gordon.

Children of Lady Jean Drummond and John Gordon, 14th Earl of Sutherland

Citations

  1. [S1224] Derek Hughes, "re: 1st Lord Drummond," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 22 December 2004, 13 February 2005 and 2 March 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: 1st Lord Drummond."
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3103. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sophie von Bayern

F, #10130, b. 1236, d. 1289
Last Edited=10 May 2003
Consanguinity Index=0.2%
     Sophie von Bayern was born in 1236. She was the daughter of Otto II Herzog von Bayern and Agnes von Braunschweig. She died in 1289.