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Susan Marcia "Susie" Oakes Woodbury
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1865
South Berwick
York County
Maine, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1913
Ogunquit
York County
Maine, USA

Susan was a graduate of Berwick Academy, ME. She became a well-known artist, known for her studies of Dutch children.

She was a student of Charles Woodbury in 1888 in Boston at his School Street studio. They married in June, 1890, in South Berwick, Maine. He became a famous marine painter who founded his art school "Ogunquit Summer School" in Ogunquit, Maine, helping to establish the town as an art colony.
In August, 1890, they went on their first European trip to continue their art studies. They spent much of their married life abroad in Holland.

Their child:
David Oakes Woodbury, b. 07/27/1896 South Berwick, ME; d. 12/1981; 1918 student at Harvard University; m. Margaret (Lee) on 09/10/1921 Brookline, MA; Margaret b. 03/09/1898 Boston, MA, d. 11/05/1981 Hingham, Plymouth Co, MA

Marcia died on Friday, 11/07/1913, in Ogunquit. Her body was taken to South Berwick on Saturday, at the request of her mother, Susan Maria (Bennett) Oakes. Burial was the following Monday at 2 p.m.. Internment was conducted by Rev. George A. McLucas of Christ Episcopal Church, Salmon Falls. Marcia's husband, Charles, was caught in a blizzard in Chicago & could not make the burial.
*Above information provided by grandson, Chris Woodbury 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Abner Oakes (1820 - 1899)
  Susan Maria Bennett Oakes (1830 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Herbert Woodbury (1864 - 1940)
 
 Siblings:
  Gilman B. Oakes (1855 - 1855)*
  Frederick B. Oakes (1856 - 1877)*
  Charles Weston Oakes (1860 - 1929)*
  Susan Marcia Oakes Woodbury (1865 - 1913)
  Katrina M. Oakes Adams (1867 - 1899)*
  Harry A. Oakes (1868 - 1873)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Marcia Oakes
June 20, 1865 - Nov 7, 1913
Wife of
Charles H. Woodbury
 
Note: Susan Marcia Oakes shares stone with her siblings: Gilman B., Harry A., Frederick B. & Katherine M. Oakes
 
Burial:
Portland Street Cemetery
South Berwick
York County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: Cheri
Record added: Oct 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59478483
Susan Marcia Susie <i>Oakes</i> Woodbury
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Susan Marcia Susie <i>Oakes</i> Woodbury
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Susan Marcia Susie <i>Oakes</i> Woodbury
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