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 Clara Lois <I>Garnett</I> Hall

Clara Lois Garnett Hall

Birth
Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 22 Dec 1947 (aged 79)
Newport News City, Virginia, USA
Burial Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Plot Wall L123 C
Memorial ID 73083788 · View Source
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Her stated age in the 1900, 1920, 1930 censuses and in her obituary would indicate that Clara was born in 1873. However, she appeared on the 1870 census as a 2 year old and on the 1880 census as a 12 year old - indicating she was born in 1868.

According to Clara, her family moved from Pembroke, Washington Co., ME to Rochester, Strafford Co., NH in 1867, then to St. Charles, Winona Co., MN in 1869.

Her father, Mariner W. Garnett, a Drayman (today's truck driver), was killed in St Paul, MN in 1882. They were still in St. Charles, MN when the state census was taken in 1885.

Between 1885 & 1894 they moved to Lynchburg, Campbell Co., VA where her mother. Lois C. (nee Huckins) Garnett died in 1894.

Clara married David Nelson Hall on Dec 28, 1896 in Norfolk, VA. But they continued to live in Lynchburg until 1905 when they moved to Norfolk.

In 1939, she moved to Newport News, VA to live with her son, Roger James Hall. After a nine month illness, she died in the Elizabeth Buxton Hospital (now Bon Secours Mary Immaculate).


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Gravesite Details In front of this wall are 6 graves. The stones are on spaces 3 & 4. Occupants are: Space 1. Clara Garnett Hall; 2. an Infant; 3. Richard B. Seay; 4. Willie Hall Seay Edwards; 5. David N. Hall; 6. Sally W. Phelps Hall.

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  • Created by: SY
  • Added: 9 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73083788
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clara Lois Garnett Hall (4 Apr 1868–22 Dec 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73083788, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by SY (contributor 47179069) .