Hattie Klapp Brunner (Nov 27, 1889-Aug 2, 1982) - Renowned as the "Grandma Painter of Pennsylvania" or the "Pennsylvania-German Grandma Moses"
Hattie Brunner was born in Reinholds, East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Abiram/Biram (b. ca 1846) and Mary Weinhold (b. June 1853) Klapp; Hattie Brunner became nationally known and respected as a self-taught painter.
A farmer's daughter and one of eight children, Hattie started working at age seven to support herself after her father died, taking a job caring for an old woman and then was hired on a farm in return for room, board and $1.00 a month. In 1900, Hattie W. Klapp, at ten years old, was a house servant in West Cocalico Towns
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