Ransom Sutherland was born in VA, lineage not known, but being worked on. He fought in the revolutionary war in Guilford County NC. Married a lady from Granville County NC and lived out his life in Wake County NC. Ransom was an outstanding man, well known and much loved in the community. He died in 1823 in Wake County. His home in 1790 has been renovated and turned into an "Event House" for weddings, etc. and is absolutely lovely. The name of the house is "The Sutherland"