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Dora May Swartwood O'Connor
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1895
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 31, 1973
San Bernardino County
California, USA

Born in Syracuse New York.She was the middle of 4 daughters to Theodore and Grace Taylor Swartwood.

The 1905 census showed Leah E born in 1891,Zella H.1894, Eva C born 1900. Also Lucian A Taylor(Grace's dad)born 1833.

In 1910 some of her family had typhoid.Unable to determine who, besides Dora.This is on a Insurance paper. Pictures show the family at the lake but there is no indication of who the other people are. Grandma says they went to the Poconos in the summer time as well as a house in Martha's Vineyard.



She married Lawrence LeClaire and they had Donald Burton LeClaire. She divorced and remarried in 1942 to Joseph O'Connor.
1930 Syracuse ,NY Census she lives with Grace and Theodore her parents, sister Eva and son Donald.

She works as a librarian part time for the church and full time as a bookkeeper for a glass company. They vacation for a montha at a time in Ireland, and twice in California. She wants to see movie stars so stays part of the time at the Beverly Hilton, and a week in Las Vegas. Her interests in these trips seem to be shopping and sight seeing. Joe is a avid baseball fan so these trips never interfer with baseball season.
When Joe her husband died of cancer she moved to California to be near her only son.

age 77 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Theodore Swartwood (1858 - 1942)
  Grace May Taylor Swartwood (1861 - 1948)
 
 Spouses:
  Lawrence Kern LeClaire (1898 - 1983)
  Joseph Walter O'Connor (1903 - 1965)
 
 Children:
  Donald Burton LeClaire (1920 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leah Helen Swartwood VanAmber (1891 - 1942)*
  Zella Ann Swartwood Mattison (1894 - 1945)*
  Dora May Swartwood O'Connor (1895 - 1973)
  Eva C Swartwood (1900 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Acres Memorial Park & Mortuary
Bloomington
San Bernardino County
California, USA
 
Created by: Barbara LeClaire
Record added: Apr 28, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19122518
Dora May <i>Swartwood</i> O'Connor
Added by: Barbara LeClaire
 
Dora May <i>Swartwood</i> O'Connor
Added by: Barbara LeClaire
 
Dora May <i>Swartwood</i> O'Connor
Added by: Barbara LeClaire
 
 
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- Sharon
 Added: Aug. 17, 2010

- Tracy Stewart
 Added: Jun. 2, 2009
Such a beautiful lady
- Marge
 Added: May. 29, 2008
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