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John Wesley Sutherlen and Florence Hanna
Posted by: Melba Stachowiak (ID *****8399) Date: November 11, 2003 at 04:24:05
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I am trying to find information concerning John Welsey Sutherlen(noted in the Throckmorton history book as Sutton)
cenus shows he was born in AL, father b. in Ireland and m. born in England, he married Florence Hanna, d/o of J.C. and Elizabeth Hanna both b. in Tenn(where in Tenn....does anyone have any information about her Hanna Family)
Is there any information pertaining to John Wesley Sutherlen's family that someone knows? He lived in the Throckmorton community, so did his children. My grandfather Melvin Clebern Sutherlen married Carrie Sharp, d/o of Fernando(Lum) Sharp and Harriet Shelton who also lived in Throckmorton. Florence had a sister Laura Anne b. Collin Cty, TX., m. John A craver, also Susan Vitture b. 2/24/1867 also in collin cty, TX m. William Riley Lawson and lived in Throckmorton d. 8/3/1942. She also had a brother M. M. (Buck) Hanna. John Wesley Sutherlen and Florence Hanna Sutherlen are buried in the Pioneer Cemetery in Olney, Young County, TX. He has a Woodsman of the World Tombstone, and their oldest son William Arthur Sutherlen a single man is also buried there.......and Effie Mae Sutherlen Sharp is also buried there. She married Edgar Harrison Sharp and they divorced. Edgar Harrison Sharp was the sister of my grandmother, Carrie Sharp Sutherlen and she married Melvin Clebern Sutherlen. John Wesley and Florence HANNA Sutherlen had more children, Nora who married a McCuistion, and Minnie married lst a man named Stroud, Chester.....who was shot and killed by my g grandfather, do not know and would like to find out about this...All of these are buried in Young County, Olney, Tx., at the Pioneer an new cemetery,. I am trying to find out if anyone knows anything about Florence's parents ..her death cert. says she was born in Colling Cty,Tx., but her parents J.C. and Elizabeth Hanna weere born in Tenn. John Wesley Sutherlen's b. in Al, parents born in father....ireland, mother.....england. If you have any information on this family, I would appreciate it. Melvin Sutherlen, my grandfather had the following children:
John Wesley Sutherlen married Wanda Johnson,and they lived in Alburquer, NM and had two sons, Bruce and Jerry Sutherlen, my mom Leola Vaughn sutherlen m. John Wayne Archer and he moved her to Delta and Lamar County near Paris,TX, and had 7 children, My father: John Wayne Archer had an uncle Truman Ball who was janitor for the Throckmorton Schools and is buried there and his wife was my grandfather's sister, Eva ARCHER Ball. They had two daughters, Beverley Ball, and ? Ball(can't think of her name), she married a Scott and they too lived in Throckmorton. Any and all information would be appreciated.
Other sisters of my mom's was Sibyle Sutherrlen who married J. Martin and they lived in Indiana, Mauntita Sutherlen, called Doodle who m. Frank Johns and she had one daughter,out of wedlock, peggy McWhortor, raised and adopted by Della ? and Zack McWhortor. Peggy has a half sister, as her father was a married man Wm Bill Cox m. ? and had his wife and Doodle pregnanat at the same time.

If you have any information regarding this family please contct me at

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