Clara M Heath [Reed, Teasdale] (1880-1964)

Dates

Birth: 9 October 1880 Rumney, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA
Father: Ira Orrin Heath 1846-1933
Mother: Jennie L Bartlett 1848-1920/30

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: 27 April 1899 Rumney, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA
Husband: Burton (Bert) J Reed 1872-1931

Marriage: 31 December 1931 Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Husband: Cornelius Teasdale 1871-1955

Death: 22 April 1964 Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Children

By Burton
Ina (Ena) Leone Reed [Cooper] 1900-1979

Notes

Entry in IGI New Hampshire, Marriages, 1720-1920, for Clara M Heath aged 19, born in 1880 in Rumney, New Hampshire, parents Ira O Heath and Jennie Bartlett, and Bert J. Reed born in Dorchester, New Hampshire, parents Alpheus Read and Susan Foster, on 27 April 1899 in New Hampshire. In New Hampshire, Marriages, 1637-1947, for Clara M Heath it adds the place as Rumney, Grafton, New Hampshire.

Her daughter was born in Rumney, in 1900. On her birth certificate it states she was a housewife aged 19 and born in Rumney, New Hampshire. Her first name appears to be Ena subsequently changed to Ina, but the opposite could be the case.

In the 1900 census as Clarah (sic - on the original) M Reed aged 19, born in October 1880 in New Hampshire, father born in New Hampshire, mother in Canada, and living with her husband (Burton ?) and daughter (Ina L), in a rented farm in Rumney, Grafton, New Hampshire. Her parents (Ira O and Jennie L Heath) were living at the previous address. Her parents-in-law were living in the next address.

In the 1910 census as Clara M Reed aged 29, born in New Hampshire, both parents born in New Hampshire, married for 10 years, and living with her husband (Burton J), daughter (Ina L), three boarders (Arthur Corliss aged 39, born in New Hampshire, single, and a laborer on the railroad, Harold H Palmer aged 27, born in New Hampshire, single, and a physician MD working on his own account, and Herman J Wallace aged 33, born in New Hampshire, married and a laborer on the railroad) and a servant (Harry E Hill aged 33, born in New Hampshire, divorced, and a laborer doing odd jobs) in Rumney, Grafton, New Hampshire.

In the 1920 census as Clara M Heath aged 39, born in New Hampshire, married but separated from her husband, a weaver at a tape mill, and living with her parents (Ira O and Jennie L Heath), daughter (Ina L Reed) and sister (Sadie F Heath) at 6 Warren Street, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts. Her husband was living with his widowed mother in Lake Avenue, Rumney, Grafton, New Hampshire.

In the 1930 census as Clara M Reed aged 48, born in New Hampshire, father born in New Hampshire and mother in Canada, married at age 18, but not with her husband, a weaver in a tape shop, and living with her widowed father (Ira O Heath), married sister (Sadye H Hill) and her husband (Harry E Hill) at 80 South Street, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts.

Her husband died on 12 Sep 1931 in Rumney, Grafton, New Hampshire, and she married Cornelius Teasdale on 31 December 1931.

In the 1940 census as Clara M Teasdale aged 58, born in New Hampshire, and living with her husband (Cornelius) in Searles Place, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts. They had been living at the same address since 1935.

Her husband died in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts in 1955.

Two entries in AncestryU.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 for Clara M Teasdale or Clara M Heath dated September 1963, born on 9 October 1880 in Rumney, Graft, New Hampshire, parents Ira O Heath and Jermie L Bartlett in one, and just mother Jennie L Bartlett in the other.

There is an entry in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Clara M. Heath born on 9 October 1880, parents Ira Orrin Heath and Jennie L Bartlett, her marriage to Burton J Reed on 27 April 1899, and a daughter Ina L, and a second marriage on 31 December 1931.

There is an entry in Ancestry Notice Boards for Robert Teasdale which states Cornelius was his son born on 26 January 1872 in Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, Canada, mother Sarah Wilson, who married Emily Croughter on 12 December 1907 in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, and Clara M Heath on 31 December 1931 in Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

There is an entry in Ancestry Message Boards for Robert Teasdale who had a son Cornelius who married Clara M Heath on 31 December 1931 in Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts - she was born 9 October 1880 and died on 22 April 1964 in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts.

Relationship

Clara M Heath was the wife of Cornelius Teasdale, husband of Emily Croucher, my grandaunt.

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