New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 about Clara Schwerdtfeger Name: Clara Schwerdtfeger Arrival Date: 17 Jul 1875 Birth Year: abt 1873 Age: 2 1/12 Gender: Female Ethnicity/Race- /Nationality: American Place of Origin: United States of America Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany Destination: United States of America Port of Arrival: New York Port Arrival State: New York Port Arrival Country: United States Ship Name: Donau Max Schwerdtfeger30b. 1845 - Ethnicity - American; gardener Louise Schwerdtfeger27b. 1848 same Clara Schwerdtfeger2b. 1873 same Lella Schwerdtfeger9 months b. 1874 same
Here is the family in 1900:
1900 United States Federal Census about Max Schnerdtfeger Name: Max Schnerdtfeger [Max F Schwerdtfeger] Home in 1900: West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Age: 54 Birth Date: Oct 1845 Birthplace: Germany Race: White Gender: Male Immigration Year: 1874 Relationship to head-of-house: Head Father's Birthplace: Germany Mother's Birthplace: Germany Spouse's Name: Louise H Schnerdtfeger Marriage Year: 1874 Marital Status: Married Years Married: 26 Occupation: View on Image Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Max Schnerdtfeger 54b. Oct 1845 Germany, par b. Germany; immigration 1874 ; Gardner [sic] Louise H Schnerdtfeger 39b. Oct 1860 Germany, par b. Germany; 10 children/10 surviving; married 26 years (1874) Ella H Schnerdtfeger 24b. Oct 1875 Conn. Oscar A Schnerdtfeger 18b. Jan 1882 Conn.; Gardner Emil H Schnerdtfeger 16b. Dec 1883 Conn. Elvin A Schnerdtfeger 14b. Jun 1886 Conn. Elma Schwerdtfeger 11b. Feb 1889 Conn. Wanda Schwerdtfeger 9b. Dec 1890 Conn. Alfred Schwerdtfeger 7b. Sep 1892 Conn.
Miss Ella Hattie Schwerdtfeger of 60 Whitman Ave. West Hartford, died Monday afternoon at her home.She was a member of the Second Church of Christ, Scientist, of Harford.She leave 3 sisters, Mrs. Clara L. Jones of Milford, Miss Alma R. Schwerdtfeger and Miss Wanda G. Schwerdtfeger of West Hartford; 4 brothers, Otto M. Schwerdtfeger Of New Hartford, Emil H. Schwerdtfeger, Alvin A. Schwerdtfeger, Jr. and Alfred L. Schwerdtfeger, all of West Hartford, and several nieces and nephews...
Did Clara remarry to a Jones?If not, then this is not your family.I will say that there is a tree on Ancestry.com that places her in this family, and has her married to Richard Frederick Graff.Hope this helps.Annie