Susannah Grimes Hilton

Caskey, Carolyn1Carolyn Caskey, of Washington Township, Stark County, Ohio, portrayed WT resident Susannah Grimes Hilton, wife of Samuel Hilton, last week for the Beechwood Pioneers, the senior citizens group of Beechwood United Methodist Church. Susannah lived during the Civil War and managed the farm while Samuel was off fighting, and Carolyn gave an interesting first-person description of the hard life endured by Susannah and the death of her daughter. Carolyn also portrays Civil War nurse “Mother” Mary Ann Bickerdyke, which I wrote about in February 2009 for The Alliance Review. See

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