Person:Clara Wardwell (5)

Watchers
Clara P. Wardwell
b.3 APR 1856 Salem, Essex, MA
d.1948
m. 9 JUN 1836
  1. John Smith Wardwell1837 - 1909
  2. Lydia Lavina Wardwell1839 - 1907
  3. Martha Jane Wardwell1842 - 1864
  4. Julia Ann Wardwell1844 - 1902
  5. Edwin Augustus Wardwell1847 - 1849
  6. Edwin A. Wardwell1850 - 1850
  7. Clara P. Wardwell1856 - 1948
Facts and Events
Name Clara P. Wardwell
Gender Female
Birth[1] 3 APR 1856 Salem, Essex, MA
Death[2] 1948
Occupation? Teacher in 1884, 1886, 1888,1900, 1910 & 1920
Burial? Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, MA

Listed in Salem, MA City directory in 1884, 1886 & 1888 as teacher at Bentley Grammar School. 1895 Directory lists her as a teacher in Boston. Single, living in Salem, MA at 1900 and 1910 census. 1912 Salem Directory lists her as living at 58 Federal. Living at 352 Massachusetts Avenue in Boston at 1920 census. In Boston at 1930 census. Ellis Island records show her arriving 13 August 1913 aboard the Tagus from Barbados.

"Clara P. Wardwell, who has resigned as teacher in the Bentley Grammar School to accept a more lucrative position in the Dwight School, Boston, was tendered a pleasant surprise by her old pupils Saturday afternoon, and presented with a valuable steel engraving enclosed in a handsome frame." -The Boston Globe 28 October 1889

Arrived in the port of San Francisco from Honolulu 22 May 1929 aboard the S.S. Matsonia. Arrived in New York aboard the Scanstates from Copenhagen 16 June 1937.

References
  1. Salem, Massachusetts Vital Records 1856, Volume 96, Page 256.

    Salem, Massachusetts Vital Records 1856, Volume 96, Page 256

  2. Gravestone.