Person:Sutherland Mayfield (2)

Sutherland or Sutherlin Mayfield
b.1763
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Name Sutherland or Sutherlin Mayfield
Gender Male
Birth? 1763
Death? Mar 1787 Davidson Co., Tennessee
Burial?
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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.

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