Clara Ann Sweigard Green • Died over a Tripped Garden Hoe.







Clara Ann Sweigard Green


Clara Ann Sweigard Green is my Great Aunt.  



Born: 4 September 1856

Died:  17 November 1938

Her Parents: 
Andrew Jackson Sweigard & Anna Cassel 
My 2nd Great Grandparents

Husband: Abraham Green 

She was the Oldest of 7 children

Aunt Clara had 4 Children that I know of. 
Bessie - Oliver - Joseph C - Andrew J. 

Aunt Clara was my Grandpa Harry's Aunt. 

Aunt Clara's Death Certificate was very detailed indeed. 

My Mom remembers the 4013 Jonestown Road property where she tripped over that garden hoe and fractured her left hip and had even more complications. Myocardial Degeneration for 7 days. 

We also call Jonestown Road - Progress Avenue or out "On 22". We have several Names for this road growing up. This is a snapshot of this same road. 




 Abraham her husband's Death Certificate says that is where he died at in 1932.  

I'm assuming for now that their daughter Bessie since she was the Informant for her Father's Death Certificate, Bessie had her Mother, Aunt Clara move with her up on North Sixth Street in Harrisburg. 

 Death Certificate also says, she stopped working on November 3rd, 1933. 





Her TIMELINE

1860 -  1870 - 1880

1900 - 1910 and 1920 Census says Aunt Clara & Uncle Abraham were Living in the 4th Ward of Steelton. 

They were Steelworkers and Bessie her Daughter was living with them well into her late 20's and working there as well as Typist or Bookkeeper. 

1920-1930 They moved back out to where my Aunt Clara's people were in Dauphin County, Linglestown, Pa, my - Sweigard's. Eventually living with her Son. 


Her Life ended in 1938. 


She is buried in our family plot. Shoop's Cemetery. Harrisburg Pa Dauphin County. 

I've been there many times.


Plot: Section 2-D 2-AA






Genealogical Sketch of my Relationship with my Great Auntie Clara










Note To Myself: In Remembrance







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