Revolutionary War veteran - a Captain of a Company of the 6th Regiment, Dutchess County militia (Land Bounty Rights), New York. Was from Amenia, New York. Captain Sutherland's unit consisted of four commissioned officers and 70 enlisted soldiers.
Year of birth is an estimate.
No further information available.
Richard Lander's list had Capt Sutherland incorrectly as part of the 6th Regiment, Westchester County Militia. Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York, 137th Session, Issue 31, page #856. New York in the Revolution as Colony and State, 2nd Edition, 1898, page #247. http://www.threerivershms.com/ cumberlanddutchess.pdf page #282.