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Robert Sutherland, brand

Annie + Robert

Edith, c1926


b. 1876 Badnellan, Clyne (near Brora), Sutherland; son of Jane SUTHERLAND (b. 1838 Clyne; d. 1897 Clyne); putative father Robert SUTHERLAND; to Patagonia; 1903 requests lot at Puerto Santa Cruz; 1907 shepherd at Angostura, Río Chalía, Prov. Santa Cruz; d. 1926 Santa Cruz; bur. Piedrabuena

m. 1907 Santa Cruz

Annie Maud ATKINS

b. 1879 Shallow Cove, Fitzroy River, Falkland Islands; dtr of Richard ATKINS, shepherd, & Isabella WINGRAVE; d. 1946 Santa Cruz; bur. Piedrabuena
[Annie's brother Alfred Percival ATKINS (1887-1942) is buried in the same cemetery]
[her sister Jessie ATKINS (1876-1940) is buried in Puerto Santa Cruz]


1. Isabel Elena, b. 1908 Santa Cruz; m. Silverio PLATERO (Estancia La Estelita, zona Pampa Alta); d. 1989 Santa Cruz; bur. Piedrabuena, with descent

2. Juana Isabel (Jane Elizabeth), b. 1909 Santa Cruz; m. Isidoro MARQUESTAU (Estancia Río Seco, zona Laguna Grande)

3. Edith Thelma ("Timmy"), b. 1911 Santa Cruz; m. Cyril WILLIAMS (administrator, Estancia La Federica, zona Lago San Martín); d. 1960 Santa Cruz; bur. Piedrabuena, with descent

4. Anita, b. 1912 Santa Cruz; m. Antonio LINARES (Estancia Los Mellizos, zona Laguna Grande); d. 2000 Santa Cruz;  bur. Piedrabuena, with descent

5. María Winifred ("Winnie") m. Fructuoso SUÁREZ (Estancia San Nicolás, zona Laguna Grande)

6. Roberto G(ordon?) ("Tito"); b. 1914; Estancia Los Juncos, zona Laguna Grande; d. 2002 Santa Cruz; bur. Piedrabuena

7. Celina Argentina ("Lina"); b. 1921; m. Rolf KNOOP (administrator, Estancia Julia / La Julia, zona Corpen / Chonke Aike); d. 1994 Santa Cruz; bur. Piedrabuena, with descent

8. Dorotea; m. Servando RAMOS (Estancia La Ensenada, zona Río Chalía - Sehuen)

"The Pioneer's Honeymoon", article by Andreas Madsen, published in Argentina Austral, No. 173, November 1945

"Doña Anita", by Hugh Lively, published in Argentina Austral, No. 179, May 1946 (text in Spanish)

1. Register of Marriages, St. James, Punta Arenas
2. Registro Policial de Marcas de Ganado Mayor, Manuel Vásquez, 1923
3. Photos and research: Jean Lawson (II-2018) ; Carlos Nuevo (III-2018)
Page created: 16-III-2018
Last updated: 29-X-2018