Looking for the parents of Margaret Swan

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Looking for the parents of Margaret Swan Schwartz.

She probably has a SSI Claim file somewhere with her parents listed
WikiTree profile: Margaret Schwartz
in Genealogy Help by Lance Martin G2G6 Pilot (101k points)

I found her claim file at Ancestry, dated 1975, no parents listed.  It was probably a benefit claim rather than a death claim.  Pennsylvania frustrates me no end.  Seems like if it didn't happen in Philadelphia, it didn't happen.  angry

There was a Charles and Sophie Swan (maybe nee Cook) in Montgomery County with a daughter Margretta the right age, but I couldn't find any records to tie them to Mrs Schwartz. 

I found a Margaret M Swan. Born 12 Jun 1913 and died 11 Jul 1991. Father Richard Willa Swan 1870 1930 Mother Alberta Anna Conwell 1874 1930.

SSI 180 01 7900 same date of birth and death. All in Pennsylvania

Buried Hatfield Cemetery,Montgomery County pennsylvania

Name at death Margaret Schwartz and husband David E Schwartz.

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Lance, I haven't found anything online.  The good new is, if Margaret was born in 1913, her birth certificate should become public record soon (105 years after her birth).  Once it's public, you can get it from the state.

http://www.health.pa.gov/MyRecords/Certificates/Public-Records/Pages/20686.aspx#.W0pCK7hG1PY

by Herbert Tardy G2G6 Pilot (634k points)
thanks I will keep the question open.
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Perhaps this is the correct person.  Father is Richard William Swan and mother is Alberta Anna Conwell.  The towns they lived in are within 5 miles of each other.

1930 United States Federal Census

Name Margaret M Swan
Birth Year abt 1914
Gender Female
Race White
Age in 1930 16
Birthplace Pennsylvania
Marital Status Single
Relation to Head of House Daughter
Home in 1930 Lansdale, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA
Map of Home Lansdale, Montgomery, Pennsylvania
Street Address Derstine Ave
Ward of City West Part of
House Number 603
Dwelling Number 108
Family Number 119
Attended School No
Able to Read and Write Yes
Father's Birthplace Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace Pennsylvania
Able to Speak English Yes
Occupation Bober
Industry Hosiery Mill
Class of Worker Wage or salary worker
Employment Yes
Household Members
Name Age
Richard W Swan
Alberta Swan
William C Swan
Susan E Swan
Margaret M Swan
by Patricia Stockley G2G6 Pilot (123k points)

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