Susana Godwin was born 22 December 1858 in Arkansas, possibly Randolph County. She was first married to a man named Roach (first name unknown) about 1875. She was 16 years old. They were only married less than a year when Mr. Roach died of pneumonia. There were no children born during this marriage.
Susana Godwin Roach then married John Simpson O'Nale on 15 September 1878 in Magazine, Logan County, Arkansas. Together they had the following children:
Walter Wayne O'Nale, 1879-1880
Gertrude Evelena O'Nale, 1881-1976, married Bennie Mays Marshall
Harry O'Nale, 1883-1883
Mary Leo O'Nale, 1885-1967, married Walter Raymond Starr
Nicholas William O'Nale, 1886-1955, married Murtle Oller, Ina Hall
Erah Beatrice O'Nale, 1891-1983, married James Walter McCord, Saunders, John Coppinger
Edith Ruth O'Nale, 1897-1899
John Carl O'Nale, 1899-?
Susan O'Nale died 15 April 1902 in Cardiff, Scott County, Arkansas. John S. O'Nale died 20 August 1925 in Olio, Scott County, Arkansas.