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Clara Mae Brownawell Burr
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Birth: May 19, 1888
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 9, 1940
Carlisle
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA

Clara Mae Brownawell Burr, daughter of David C. Brownawell (1850-1930) and Elizabeth A. Long (1851-1930). Married Jan. 4, 1912 in Carlisle to Calvin J Burr, Clara died too young. Mother to Ralph E Burr (1919-1919) who is buried with his Brownawell grandparents in Plainfied Cemetery. One daughter Sarah E Burr (1923-1987) who did not marry. They were my neighbors and distant relatives.

OBITUARY of Clara Mae Brownawell Burr
The Carlisle Evening Sentinel
October 10, 1940

Mrs. Clara Brownawell Burr, wife of Calvin J. Burr, of North Middleton Twp., near Westminister, died last night at Carlisle Hospital. Mrs Burr, aged 52, had been ill for six months. She was a member of the Plainfield Lutheran Church and Sunday School. Survivors are her husband: Calvin one daughter Sarah E Burr at home; two sisters and three brothers, Mrs. Minnie F. Derrick wife of David A.Derrick of Sandwich, Illinois; Martha E. Clark wife of Frederick Clark of Rhinemach, New York; Samuel and George Brownawell, Carlisle, and Benjamin Brownawell, Carlisle Springs. Her parents were the late David and Elizabeth nee Long Brownawell. Services will be held on Saturday October 12 at the Burr home at 2.00 o"clock with burial following in Westminister Cemetery. Officiating will be Rev. C.S. Messner and the Rev. Ira F. Brame, Carlisle 
 
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 Parents:
  David C. Brownawell (1850 - 1930)
  Elizabeth Long Brownawell (1851 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Calvin J. Burr (1886 - 1972)
 
 Children:
  Ralph Edgar Burr (1919 - 1919)*
  Sarah E. Burr (1923 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel A Brownawell (1877 - 1957)*
  Charles W Brownawell (1884 - 1910)*
  Clara Mae Brownawell Burr (1888 - 1940)
  George N Brownawell (1892 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Wife of Calvin J. Burr
 
Burial:
Westminster Memorial Gardens
Carlisle
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section C, Plot 329
 
Created by: Carrie Campbell
Record added: Jul 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94263992
Clara Mae <i>Brownawell</i> Burr
Added by: Carrie Campbell
 
Clara Mae <i>Brownawell</i> Burr
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