Clara McKinnon was born on 23rd May 1886 to John & Jane Mackinnon.
After attending Clare Primary school she worked for J.D. Gilchrist
and his father before him as a seamstress.She was very involved with
the Clare Presbyterian Church in Union street, being a choir member,
teaching Sunday School and arranging the church flowers each week.
She lived at 12 Mill Street Clare, which was the family home of her parents
John & Jane Mackinnon. She bought herself a new tennis raquet at the age
of 75 years.She died on 2nd July 1973 at the age of 87 years and is
buried with her Mother and Father at Clare general cemetery.