BORN HERMAN BISHOP SMITH. MOTHER LEFT HUSBAND IN NY & TOOK SON & DTR TO ND TO LIVE IN SOD HOUSE ON PRAIRIE WITH MELVILLE CRESWELL. HERMAN GIVEN NEW HUSBAND'S NAME AND NEVER CHANGED IT BACK.
"United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J5HL-5ZR : 20 May 2014), Herman Creswell, Nov 1985; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
"South Dakota State Census, 1935," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV4N-22S : 31 July 2017), Herman Creswell, Aberdeen ward 2, Brown, South Dakota; citing p. 2667, State Historical Society, Pierre; FHL microfilm 2,369,493.
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