Charlotta Regina Sutherland - Duffus

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Charlotta Regina Sutherland - Duffus

Birthdate: (90)
Birthplace: London, UK
Death: March 2, 1802 (90)
Rabbelugn, Anjala, Finland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Kenneth Sutherland, 3rd Lord Duffus and Charlotta Christina Siöblad
Wife of Kapten Otto Gustaf Wrede af Elimä
Mother of Rabbe Gottlieb Wrede af Elimä
Sister of Anna Sutherland of Duffus and Hon Eric Sutherland, Master of Duffus

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About Charlotta Regina Sutherland - Duffus

[Kenneth, third Lord Duffus ] He died before 18 March 1733-34,[2] having married (contract dated 30 March 1708) Charlotta Christina, daughter of Eric Sjöblad, governor of Gottenberg, who survived until 1771.[3] He had issue:-

  • 1. Eric, who succeeded.
  • 2. Charlotta, named in 1778 as one of her mother's executors.
  • 3. Anna, married to Baron and Count Marshal Gustaf Adolph Palbitzki of Sweden. She was named in 1778 as one of her mother's executors.

[1] Sutherland Book, i. 334, 348, 351; ii. 55, 56. [2] House of Lords Journals, at date. [3] Edin. Tests., 26 September 1778.

Charlotte Regina was quite a remarkable woman in Finnish history. She was the first person to start free schools for small children (up till then it was the church) and a free library for any one. There is a charitable foundation still in existence," The Regina foundation". So a very well known early educator of commoners.

Unfortunately I think no painting of her exists nether of her father Kenneth 3d Lord Duffus (but some things, like a naval clock).

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Charlotta Regina Sutherland - Duffus's Timeline

October 30, 1711
London, UK
April 25, 1742
Age 30
Annerstad, Kronobergs län, Sverige
March 2, 1802
Age 90
Anjala, Finland