Nov. 1, 1895 Sharpsburg Washington County Maryland, USA
MRS ZELLA HINES, wife of Martin Hines, and eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Swain, died on Friday, Nov 1, at her father's residence in Sharpsburg, of consumption.
She leaves a husband and three children, the youngest one being two years old.
Interment in Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg.
Thomas Swain, a brother, arrived too late to attend the funeral. He had the grave opened and got down in the grave, and kissed the corpse. The scene was effecting. *** Hagerstown Mail, Hagerstown, Maryland Saturday, November 9, 1895 *** Siblings of Zella are: Robert Clinton Swain Sr, Harry M Sawin (b: Sept 1870), Thomas Rodney Swain who married Sarah C "Sallie" Showe in 1902, Helen Albina Swain Hebb, Vessa Julia Swain Twigg who married Edward James Twigg, Dora B Swain Knode (b: Nov 21, 1875 d: Oct 26, 1917), and Dora's twin sister, Nora M Swain Cramer.