Michael Hanley
Elizabeth King
John Stewart
Mary Lewis
Samuel Hanley Sr.
Rebecca M. Stewart
Samuel C. Hanley


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Cora Bell Goldsmith

Samuel C. Hanley

  • Born: 18 Apr 1842, Ludlow, Windsor County, Vermont
  • Marriage: Cora Bell Goldsmith on 21 Nov 1885 in Preston, Filmore County, Minnesota
  • Died: 21 Aug 1930, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota at age 88
  • Buried: Chafield Cemetery, Fillmore County, Minnesota

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Census, 1850, Vermont, Windsor County, Ludlow Township, Roll 931 Book 1, Page 269a. Age 8 yrs., attended school within the year.

Census, 1870, Minnesota, Fillmore County, Jordan Township, Washington Post Office, Roll 2004 Book 1, Page 352. Age 27 yrs., farmer.

Census, 1880, Minnesota, Filmore County, Jordan Township, Roll 619 Book 1, Page 380b. Age 38 yrs., farmer. Lives in household with his younger brother Charles.

Census, 1900, Minnesota, Fillmore County, Jordan Township, Page 156a. Age 58 yrs., married 14 yrs.

Census, 1910, Minnesota, Fillmore County, Jordan Township, Roll 697 Book 2, Page 158b. Age 68 yrs., married 26 yrs, farmer.

Census, 1920, Minnesota, Fillmore County, Jordan Township, Roll 830 Book 1, Page 153a. Age 77 yrs.

Obituary: Spring Valley Tribune, 28 Aug 1930, Olmsted County, Minnesota. Samuel Hanley, 88 years old and a farmer of Jordan Township in Fillmore County, Minnesota for 67 years, died in a hospital at Rochester last Thursday after a lingering illness. Samuel was born in Vermont on April 18, 1842. He preempted the farm eight miles southwest of Chatfield in 1863 and had lived there since. He was township treasurer for 52 years and was treasurer of school district No. 98 for 40 years.

In 1885, he married Cora Bell Goldsmith, who died in 1916. Three sons and five daughters survive. They are Charles and George of Chatfield; Forest of Wykoff; Mrs. Harvey Anway of Hansell, Iowa; Mrs. August Zimmerman of Simpson; Mrs. Clarence Baker of Wykoff; Mrs. W. H. Baker of Chatfield; and Mrs. Herman Meyers of Spring Valley.

Masonic funeral services were held at the Presbyterian Church at Chatfield Friday afternoon by Rev. J. D. Gibbs. Burial was in the Chatfield Cemetery.


Samuel married Cora Bell Goldsmith on 21 Nov 1885 in Preston, Filmore County, Minnesota. (Cora Bell Goldsmith was born on 29 Aug 1861 in Chatfield, Jordan Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota, died on 1 Oct 1916 in Jordan Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota and was buried in Chafield Cemetery, Fillmore County, Minnesota.)

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