IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.

Swartz Family

Joseph & Walburga Schwartz
Joseph & Walburga Schwartz
undated photo

Joseph & Walburga Schwartz home, near the Volga River
Joseph & Walburga Schwartz home, near the Volga River


Alberta Schwartz, daughter of Joseph & Walburga Schartz, was born in Elkport, Clayton co. Iowa in 1861. She married Peter Farrell in Elkport in 1885. Peter died in 1891. After her husband's death, Alberta went to live with her parents, who lived near Volga.   Joseph and Walburga also raised a child by the name of Charlie Miller.

Children of Peter & Alberta Farrell were:
Lillian, b. 1885 in Bellevue m. Charlie LaPiere
Frank, b. 1887 in Boardman (?)
Joseph, b. 1889
John, b. 1892 in Littleport, m. Ottilie Peick

Alberta Schwartz Farrell & children
Photo is undated, ca1892


Charlotte Schwartz & Anna Vering
Charlotte Schwartz and her cousin, Anna Vering, who ran a small dress shop, making dresses and hats around 1905.

Charlotte was a niece of Alberta Schwartz Farrell.

-Photos contributed by Kathy Smith.
Her email address can be found under 'Schwartz' in the
surname registry.


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