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Subject: SUTHERLAND/SYMON in Caithness and South Australia
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 12:30:37 EST
My interests include :
Josiah SUTHERLAND, born in 1759 in Watten, one of the sons of William
SUTHERLAND and Janet MURRAY who were married in 1742, Wick.
Josiah married Esther CRAIG, 1799, Wick and their children were William,
David, Josiah, Solomon, Esther, Janet, Janet (again), Elizabeth, Elizabeth
(again) and Henry (Harry).
David SUTHERLAND, b. 1801, Wick married Caroline DEZOUCHE and their children
were Josiah and James Dezouche SUTHERLAND. David and his family emigrated to
South Australia and James Dezouche became a lawyer in Mount Gambier, S.A.
The second Elizabeth SUTHERLAND married James SYMON in 1834, Wick and they
had 5 sons and three daughters. This family moved to Stirling and in 1866
their second son, Josiah Henry Symon emigrated to South Australia where he
became articled to his cousin, J.D.SUTHERLAND in Mount Gambier. He went on to
become a leading barrister and politician becoming Attorney-General and was
much involved with Federation for which he was made KCMG in 1901. Sir Josiah
SYMON, who also was prominent in developing Wines in South Australia, died
in 1934 being survived by ten of his twelve children. Two of his brothers,
William SYMON and David Culross SYMON followed Josiah to Australia but David
returned in the 1890s to live in England.
Douglas Nicholson ()