Susan Drucilla Rockefeller

14 April 1852–22 February 1932 (Age 79)
Rush Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Susan Drucilla

When Susan Drucilla Rockefeller was born on 14 April 1852, in Rush Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Godfrey Rockefeller, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ann Neice, was 35. She had at least 6 sons and 2 daughters with Milton A. Lake. She died on 22 February 1932, in Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Reed, Shamokin Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Milton A. Lake
1853–1940
Susan Drucilla Rockefeller
1852–1932
Malvin R. Lake
1877–1955
Harry C Lake
1879–
Jesse Reed Lake
1882–1971
Kathryn Lake
1884–1965
Dezna Lake
1886–1961
Daniel Maurice Lake
1889–1969
Lloyd E. Lake
1892–1937
Warren Irvin Lake
1894–1960

Spouse and Children

children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Godfrey Rockefeller

    Male1814–1895Male

    Mary Ann Neice

    Female1817–1902Female

siblings

(4)

    Irvin M. Rockefeller

    Male1842–1927Male

    Jacob Rockefeller

    Male1845–Male

    Female1852–1932Female

    Harriet Ella Rockefeller

    Female1857–1931Female

World Events (8)

1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 11

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from the village of Rockenfeld near Neuwied, Rhineland, named in Middle High German with rocke ‘rye’ (Old High German rocko) + feld ‘open country’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sue Lake in household of Milton Lake, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Susan D Rockafellem in household of Godfrey Rockafellem, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan D Rockefeller in household of Godfrey Rockefeller, "United States Census, 1860"

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