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Joseph Alven Swartz
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1875
Newburg
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 1918
Newville
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA

Joseph A. Swartz, a well known lumberman, died at his home near Zion Church, Wednesday, December 25, of typhoid fever, aged 43 years. Mr. Swartz was born near Newburg, but moved with his parents to his late residence when but six years old and had since resided there. He was a member U.B. Church and one of his community's best citizens. He is survived by his wife, who was Miss Effie Boyd, and these children; Carl, Vada, Vesta, Fredith, Sara, Lee and Harry, all at home; also by his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Swartz of Pittsburgh; four brothers, Melvin, William and Ralph of upper Mifflin; Frank S., of Shippensburg; and one sister, Mrs. William Shelton of Pittsburgh. The funeral was held Saturday at noon. The service was conducted by the Rev. C.M. Sparrow of Boonsboro. Interment was made in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Newville.

From: The Chronicle, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, on Thursday January 2, 1919

Note: Obituary courtesy of Ruth Barckley
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Y Swartz (1842 - 1905)
  Elizabeth Mitchell Swartz (1841 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Effie May Boyd Swartz (1880 - 1943)
 
 Children:
  Carl Randolph Swartz (1898 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mervin H Swartz (1868 - 1943)*
  William Mitchell Swartz (1873 - 1944)*
  Joseph Alven Swartz (1875 - 1918)
  John A Swartz (1880 - 1917)*
  Rena May Swartz Shelton (1882 - 1946)*
  Charles Walter Swartz (1884 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Newville Cemetery
Newville
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Block5 #11
 
Created by: Lasherp
Record added: Feb 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33828867
Joseph Alven Swartz
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