Meda Mae Schwalm

F, #3594, b. 2 June 1899, d. 28 March 1986
  • Last Edited: 28 Jun 2020
  • Meda Mae Schwalm was born on 2 June 1899, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.1,2
  • She was the daughter of Albert Peter Schwalm and Barbara A. Clark.
  • Meda Mae Schwalm married William Harvey Schwalm, son of Daniel Harvey Schwalm and Mary Selara Alice Klinger, on 9 March 1918, Zion (Klinger's) Lutheran Church Cemetery, Erdman, Dauphin County, PA.3,4,5,6
  • Meda Mae Schwalm died on 28 March 1986, Valley View, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 86.1,2
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Schwalm Rites
    Services for Meda M. Schwalm, 86, of Elm Street, Valley View, who died Friday night in her home, will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday from Buffington Funeral Home, Valley View. The Rev. Dr. Donald Fishel will officiate. Interment will be in Zion Church Cemetery, Erdman, Lykens area.
    She was born in Klingerstown, June 2, 1899, a daughter of the late Albert and Barbara Clark Schwalm.
    She was a member of St Andrew's United Methodist Church, Valley View. Her husband, William H., died in 1980. She was preceded in death by a son, Leon, in January, three daughters, Helen, in 1980, Annice, in 1979 and Lorraine in 1926.
    Surviving are two sons, William, Hatboro, and Bruce, Leola; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; a sister, Tillie Schwalm, Klingerstown.
    Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 31 Mar 1986, Mon, Page 2.2
  • She was buried on 1 April 1986, at Zion (Klinger's) Lutheran Church Cemetery, Erdman, Dauphin County, PA.7,2

Children of Meda Mae Schwalm and William Harvey Schwalm

Citations

  1. [S223] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 3, no. 2, p. 91.
  2. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Meda Schwalm, Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 31 Mar 1986, Mon, Page 2.
  3. [S74] Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, Johannes Schwalm The Hessian, pp. 130, 171.
  4. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 424.
  5. [S186] 1930 US Census, Hegins Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2145; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 41; Image: 259.0.
  6. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, part 2, p. 227.
  7. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/29939214/…
  8. [S74] Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, Johannes Schwalm The Hessian, p. 175.
  9. [S74] Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, Johannes Schwalm The Hessian, p. 176.
  10. [S74] Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, Johannes Schwalm The Hessian, p. 130.

Ira Irvin Schwalm1

M, #3597, b. 30 July 1909, d. 23 February 1983
  • Last Edited: 29 Jun 2020
  • Ira Irvin Schwalm was born on 30 July 1909, Schuylkill County, PA.2,3,1
  • Some sources record that Ira Irvin Schwalm was born on 31 July 1909.4
  • He was the son of Albert Peter Schwalm and Barbara A. Clark.
  • Ira Irvin Schwalm married Mildred Elizabeth Rothermel, daughter of Charles Edwin Rothermel and Mary Cardella Shaffer, circa 1933.5
  • Ira Irvin Schwalm died on 23 February 1983, Pottsville General Hospital, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 73.2
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Ira I. Schwalm
    SPRING GLEN - Ira I. Schwalm, 73, of Spring Glen, died Wednesday in Pottsville General Hospital.
    He was born, July 31, 1909, a son of the late Albert and Barbara Clark Schwalm. He was married to Mildred Rothermel Schwalm, who survives.
    He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, Erdman.
    In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Paul of Valley View, Mark of Spring Glen Star Route, and Roy of Broad Channel, N. Y; a brother, Guy of Klingerstown RD; two sisters, Meda of Valley View, and Tillie of Klingerstown RD; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Zion Lutheran Church, Erdman, by the Rev. Merlin Sjoberg. Burial will be in Klinger's Cemetery, Erdman. Friends may call in the Reed Funeral Home, Pillow, this evening from 7 to 9 p.m.
    The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 25 Feb 1983, Fri, Page 8.6,7
  • He was buried on 26 February 1983, at Zion (Klinger's) Lutheran Church Cemetery, Erdman, Dauphin County, PA.5,7

Children of Ira Irvin Schwalm and Mildred Elizabeth Rothermel

Citations

  1. [S1207] United States Selective Service System, 2011.
  2. [S219] "Frederick S. Schwalm," Journal of Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 2, no. 3.
  3. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com.
  4. [S200] SSDI.
  5. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/29940233/…
  6. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Ira I. Schwalm, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 25 Feb 1983, Fri, Page 8.
  7. [S107] Newspaper Article, Death notice for Ira Schwalm, Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 25 Feb 1983, Fri, Page 2.

John Alfred Schwalm1

M, #3598, b. 25 January 1907, d. 1 April 1961

John Schwalm
  • Last Edited: 28 Jun 2020
  • John Alfred Schwalm was born on 25 January 1907, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.2,3,4
  • He was the son of Albert Peter Schwalm and Barbara A. Clark.
  • John Alfred Schwalm married Margaret Alice Klinger, daughter of Jacob Francis Klinger and Grace Susannah Stiely, on 16 January 1927, Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.1,2,5,6
  • John Alfred Schwalm died on 1 April 1961, A.C. Milliken Hospital, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 54.7,8,4
  • He was buried on 5 April 1961, at Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.9,8,10,4
  • Newspaper obituary:
    JOHN SCHWALM
    John A. Schwalm, age 54 years, of Klingerstown R. D., died in a Pottsville hospital on Saturday.
    A son of the late Albert and Barbara (Clark) Schwalm, he was born at Klingerstown January 25, 1907.
    He was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ, Lykens Township, and the Klingerstown Fire Company.
    Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Margaret Klinger Schwalm; four children, Mrs. William Lentz of Dalmatia R. D; Lawrence, of Elizabethville; Leroy, of Klingerstown, and Norma, at home; and six grandchildren.
    Also surviving are two brothers, Walter Schwalm of Klingerstown R. D; Ira Schwalm, of Spring Glen; and four sisters, Mrs. Harlan Heim of Dornsife, R. D; Miss Tillie Schwalm, Klingerstown R. D., Mrs. Jacob Schlegel and Mrs. William Schwalm both of Valley View.
    Services were held from Zion United Church of Christ at 2:00 o'clock Wednesday af ternoon. The pastor, Rev. Joseph Heiney officiated and interment was made in the church cemetery.
    Elizabethville Echo (Elizabethville, PA), 06 Apr 1961, Thu, Page 1.4

Children of John Alfred Schwalm and Margaret Alice Klinger

  • Lawrence Henry Schwalm+ b. 21 Apr 1927, d. 23 May 1992
  • LeRoy Albert Schwalm b. 13 Jul 1928, d. 3 Dec 2005
  • Elsie Iva Schwalm
  • Norma Irene Schwalm

Citations

  1. [S119] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, "Records of Zion Lutheran Church, Lykens, Dauphin Co, PA," Zion Lutheran Church, Lykens, Records, p. 228.
  2. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 269.
  3. [S1207] United States Selective Service System, 2011.
  4. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for John Schwalm, Elizabethville Echo (Elizabethville, PA), 06 Apr 1961, Thu, Page 1.
  5. [S74] Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, Johannes Schwalm The Hessian, p. 174.
  6. [S249] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 6, no. 2, p. 77.
  7. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p,. 269.
  8. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Number 39502.
  9. [S119] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, "Records of Zion Lutheran Church, Lykens, Dauphin Co, PA," Zion Lutheran Church, Lykens, Records, p. 309.
  10. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/123015939/…