Museum the New Llano Colony



Susan Page

Birth: She was born in 1860 in West Virginia.  

Family Information: Mother of Chester C. Page.

Grandmother of Curtis, George, Ralph, Jessie and Isabell Page.  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History: In 1885 she was living with her husband and children in Kansas.

The family had been early members in the California Colony. They arrived in the Louisiana colony in July 1933 after having spent some time at the Gila location.  

Home in Colony: In January 1937 there was a re-shuffling of homes in the colony -- the Page family took a home, probably the largest residence in the colony, that had been vacated by Bill Brough who was alone, while the E.D. Carl family took the old Page home. 

Job in Colony:  

Other Info: In December her father took both Jessie and his mother on a morning bus to Shreveport where the two women would receive treatments. He expected to return the next week.  

Post-Colony History:  

Death: She died in 1943 in Monterey, California and was buried there, next to her husband.  

Sources: Kansas State Census: 1885; "Llano Colonist": July 29, 1933, December 5, 1936, January 30, 1937; FindAGrave.com  

 

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