Matilda Fair Swartz

  • Birth 25 Mar 1831 Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 16 Aug 1899 Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 70839095

Daughter of Daniel and Mary Housman Jones Fair.

Reading Eagle, August 10, 1899

Mrs. Matilda Swartz (nee Fair) wife of Owen S. Swartz, aged 68 years, died of heart failure at 2:15 pm at the home of her son, John W. Klinger 1824 Cotton. Mrs. Swartz complained of not feeling well when she retired Tuesday evening and remained in bed all day Wednesday. In the afternoon a member of the family went to inquire into the old lady's condition and found her breathing heavier. A few minutes later, she expired. Deceased was a member of Grace Lutheran church and leaves besides her husband three sons, William Klinger, Polk County, Minn; John W. Klinger, this city, and Charles Klinger, Phila, and one daughter, Mrs. Annie Drexel, this city.

Deceased resided in the rear of 11th and Cherry, but during the last two months had been living with her son. She was twice married, her first husband, Michael Klinger, dying many years ago.

Died: Matilda Swartz, wf, 68y, Marr., res. 1624 Cotton, Ward 16. Born Berks County. D.16 Aug [1899] of "Fatty degeneration of heart." Phys. O. H. Fisher, 1043 Chestnut. Bur.19 Aug [1899] at Trin. Lutheran. Undertaker: JF Henninger, 1009 Penn. Permit #885


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  • Created by: Jerry Fair
  • Added: 4 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70839095
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matilda Fair Swartz (25 Mar 1831–16 Aug 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70839095, citing Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Jerry Fair (contributor 47065935) .