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Gertrude Clare Meyer Schwemm
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1876
Barrington
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1965
Illinois, USA

Gertrude was the youngest daughter of Gustav and Caroline Widmayer Meyer. She graduated from Barrington High School (Barrington IL) when it was a 2 year school, with a total of three in her class. She attended Normal and obtained a teaching certificate and taught in a variety of schools.

She was a charter member and later president of the Barrington Women's Club, and a charter member also of the Barrington League of Women Voters. She participated actively in the formation of the Barrington Public Library, which was a Women's Club project and then served onthe library board for 17 years. She was instrumental in getting the first library built in Barrington. 
 
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 Spouse:
  John Lewis Schwemm (1871 - 1947)
 
 Children:
  Ruth Lydia Schwemm Hardacre (1905 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Barrington
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Pattie Schultz
Record added: May 05, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5417066
Gertrude Clare <i>Meyer</i> Schwemm
Added by: Pattie Schultz
 
Gertrude Clare <i>Meyer</i> Schwemm
Added by: Pattie Schultz
 
Gertrude Clare <i>Meyer</i> Schwemm
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