Sutherland or Sutherlin Mayfield
d.Mar 1787 Davidson Co., Tennessee
Facts and Events
Barry Dunagan's Genealogy and Military History Of Gibson County, Tennessee SUTHERLIN MAYFIELD,born in 1763 in Virginia.He was killed March 10,1789 by Indians.He and a Mr.Joclyn and Sutherlin's two sons were building a wolf pen out from Mayfield's Station,which is near the present Smyrna Road. He had a guard keeping watch,but the Indians were able to get between the men and their guns.Mr Joclyn was captured and set afire.With no weapon, Sutherlin made a run for the fort.His body was found the next morning. One of his sons was also killed and his son George captured.Sutherlin was a son of James Mayfield.