Susan (Alexander) Godding
(1829 - 1893)
Susan (Alexander) Godding was active/lived in Nebraska, Rhode Island. Susan Godding is known for easel and mural painting, drawing, teaching.
Biography Susan (Alexander) Godding
Godding, Susan (Alexander)
1829 Vermont- 1893, Syracuse, Nebraska
Secondary Name: Alexander, Susan Godding
Painter and art teacher, Susan Godding spent her adult years as a single fine art professional in Rhode Island, and then at age forty-eight became a wife and stepmother, living the remainder of her life in Illinois and Nebraska. Her husband, three years younger, was George Alexander, a Methodist minister and widower with six children. Unlike most married women of that era, Susan retained use of her maiden name, Godding, likely because she had used it for so many years.
Of special interest is that she as an artist and sophisticated observer of her surroundings had major formative influence on Hartley Burr Alexa
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