Susan Marcia “Susie” <I>Oakes</I> Woodbury

Photo added by Chris Woodbury

Susan Marcia “Susie” Oakes Woodbury

  • Birth 20 Jun 1865 South Berwick, York County, Maine, USA
  • Death 7 Nov 1913 Ogunquit, York County, Maine, USA
  • Burial South Berwick, York County, Maine, USA
  • Memorial ID 59478483

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 Members



Marcia Oakes
June 20, 1865 - Nov 7, 1913
Wife of
Charles H. Woodbury

Gravesite Details Susan Marcia Oakes shares stone with her siblings: Gilman B., Harry A., Frederick B. & Katherine M. Oakes





  • Created by: Cheri
  • Added: 1 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59478483
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Susan Marcia “Susie” Oakes Woodbury (20 Jun 1865–7 Nov 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59478483, citing Portland Street Cemetery, South Berwick, York County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Cheri (contributor 47094916) .