Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Abrahams in:
 • Harlington Cemetery
 • Waverly
 • Bremer County
 • Iowa
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Clara Eliza Grover Abraham
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Apr. 23, 1872
Bremer County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1931
Bremer County
Iowa, USA


Lifelong Resident of County Is Victim of Short Illness; Funeral Held Tuesday.

Mrs. Bremer Abraham died at her home here Saturday night, Nov 7, 1931, at 11:30 o'clock following an illness of eight days. Death was due to gall bladder trouble and complications.

The funeral was held from the George Kaiser chapel Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock with Rev. Herbert Temple of the Methodist church officiating. Burial was in Harlington cemetery.

Before her marriage Mrs. Abraham was Clara E. Grover. She was born in Lafayette township, April 23, 1872, the daughter of Willard S. and Caroline Grover, early settlers in Bremer county. When she was thirteen years old her mother died and the duty of looking after her father's home was taken up by her. She not only managed the home affairs but also attended rural school in that neighborhood.

She continued to live at the home of her father until Nov. 1, 1893, when she was united in marriage with Bremer Abraham of Lafayette township. Following their marriage they went to housekeeping on their farm in that township. They lived there until six years ago when they retired and moved to Waverly.

Mrs. Abraham was a life-long member of the Methodist Episcopal church and belonged to the Royal Neighbors. She took an active interest in Red Cross work. In 1908, while living on the farm, she lost her right hand. She was picking berries when a thorn from a bush penetrated one of her fingers on the right hand. Infection set in and after a number of operations the arm was taken off near the shoulder. Mrs. Abraham was in the hospital from August until In November of that year.

Besides her husband she is survived by one son, J. G. Abraham and one daughter, Mrs. George Tapp.
Family links: 
  Willard S Grover (1831 - 1913)
  Caroline M Knapp Grover (1833 - 1885)
  Bremer Abraham (1868 - 1954)*
  Fay Dorothy Abraham Lane (1906 - 1989)*
  Cora M Grover (1860 - 1871)*
  Elmer Stephen Grover (1865 - 1904)*
  Clara Eliza Grover Abraham (1872 - 1931)
*Calculated relationship
1868 - 1954
Clara E.
1872 - 1981
Note: Age 59
Harlington Cemetery
Bremer County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 12, Lot 23, Grave 4
Created by: MSter
Record added: Feb 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33504582
Clara Eliza <i>Grover</i> Abraham
Added by: Louis
Clara Eliza <i>Grover</i> Abraham
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Hooked On Family
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Rita Collvins Mayfield
 Added: Feb. 6, 2012
May The Lord bless you and keep you. May The Lord shine His face upon you and be gracious unto you. May The Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace. Amen!
- Gerhardt Leffler
 Added: Mar. 8, 2009

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service