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Susannah Craddock (b. April 01, 1835, d. September 22, 1917)

Susannah Craddock (daughter of Samuel Craddock and Sarah) was born April 01, 1835 in Cayuga Co., Brutus, New York, and died September 22, 1917 in Rochester, MN. She married (1) Daniel M. Jefferson on April 10, 1856, son of William Jefferson and Joan (Johanna) (?). She married (2) Nelson Sherman on July 29, 1861.

 Notes for Susannah Craddock:
In the 1860 census for Delaware Co., Delaware twp., IA, Susannah Craddock Jefferson is 24 years old, already a widow, and living at the home of her in-laws William & Joan Jefferson, both born in NY. Her daughter Ella is 7/12 year old (7 months).

(The below information was emailed to me from Elizabeth Orsay Balazs, whose credentials are: "Susanna Craddock & Nelson Sherman were my step-mother Virginia Ives's great-great-grandparents. I will tell you what I know about Susanna, but I will also copy this message to my step-mother and father, Paul Orsay, to give you more information. My information came from them in the first place.")
Susanna's Mother died when she was six, and a wealthy merchant named Henderson took her till her sister Diannah was married. From Rockville she and husband went to Manchester IA in 1857 and lived on a farm till 1860. She then moved to Chickasaw remaining till July 1861. In July 1861 she married Nelson Sherman.


More About Susannah Craddock and Daniel M. Jefferson:
Marriage: April 10, 1856

More About Susannah Craddock and Nelson Sherman:
Marriage: July 29, 1861

Children of Susannah Craddock and Daniel M. Jefferson are:

  1. +Ella Jefferson, b. December 03, 1859, Manchester, IA, d. May 05, 1933, Stewartville, MN.
  2. Infant Jefferson, b. May 18, 1858.


Children of Susannah Craddock and Nelson Sherman are:

  1. Mary Ida Sherman, b. January 09, 1863, Rochester, MN.
  2. Grace Sherman, b. August 12, 1866, Rochester, MN, d. February 26, 1936, Missouls, MT.
  3. George Sherman, b. November 13, 1871, Rochester, MN.