Obit: Erwin, Susan (1858 - 1944)

Contact: Jane Braun
Email: braun1982@hotmail.com

Surnames: Erwin, Scott, Elliot, Schroeder, Willday, Mills

----Source: Millie Lee Collection

Erwin, Susan (May 26, 1858-June 6, 1944)

Funeral services for Mrs. Susan L. Erwin, 86, head of five generations, who died Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. at her farm home following a cerebral hemorrhage, will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Co-op Funeral Home in Marshfield.

Burial will be made at Blair Friday afternoon. The Rev. P.F. Schroeder of Blair will officiate at both services. The body will lie in state at the Funeral Home beginning tonight.

Mrs. Erwin, who was born May 26, 1858, in Waseca County, Minn., had been a resident of this community 15 years. Her husband died Oct. 19, 1916, and three children also preceded her in death. Survivors included nine children, 35 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and a sister, Mrs. Farba Scott of Janesville, Minn.

The children are: Mrs. Ethel M. Elliot, St. Charles, Ill.; Howard Richard Erwin, Milwaukee; Wilbur E. Erwin and Ben H. Erwin, Loyal; Bruce H. Erwin, Wisconsin Rapids; Mrs. Marvin Schroeder, Blair; Mrs. Cora Willday, Loyal; Allen M. Erwin, Chicago; and Mrs. Amanda Mills, Compton, Calif.

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Re: Obit: Erwin, Susan (1858-1944)

Contact: Amy Umland
Email: umlands123@yahoo.com

My Great grandfather was Bruce Higgens Erwin the son of Mrs Susan Erwin. Who is my Great-Great-Grandmother. I do have some info on Bruce Erwins siblings such as: (Fredrick Paul) Mrs. Ethel M.Erwin Elliot, Ben H. Erwin (Never Married), Marvin and(Marian Erwin) Schroeder, Mrs. Cora Erwin Willday.

Here is a little insite on Susan and William A Erwin

W.A Erwin married a Amanda Lockwood on July 21 1966 she passed away on April 18 1874 at which he married Susan Lo (nee) Higgens on Sept 21 1875 between the 2 marriages I believe ther were 14 children. William A Erwin died on Oct. 19 1916 age 73 years 6 mo and 20 days.

However I am still looking for more on Susan L (Nee) Higgins Erwin and more info on Howard R.E Erwin and(Ruth Lee), Wibur Erwin and (Frances Hoffman), Allen Erwin and (Augusta Kratochurill) and I am not sure where Amanda Mills Who died Jan 3 1956 fits in. Any Information would be helpful and as I am also looking forward to hearing from those who are family...

 

 


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