Hortense Harriet Wiegman was born on 3 June 1889 in Ohio to John William and Elmira Hayden (Ross) Wiegman.
The 1900 census listed Hortense as a 10-year-old school girl. In 1910, she was 21, still living with her parents, and working as a clerk in the hardware store. About 1912, she moved with several members of her family to Norwalk, Connecticut.
Hortense returned to Ohio in 1918, and in the 1920 census she was living in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio and working as a nurse in the hospital. A few years later, she returned to Connecticut and worked in a hospital there. In the 1930 census, Hortense was working as a nurse and living with a private family in Norwalk, Connecticut.
She continued working as a private nurse and in the 1940 census she was working and living in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Hortense died on 30 November 1959 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut.
Hortense Harriet Wiegman never married and had no known children.
U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, database online. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Hortense H. Wiegman.
U.S. federal census. Year: 1900; Location: Miami, Logan, Ohio; e.d. 0117, p. 11A.
U.S. federal census. Year: 1910; Location: Miami, Logan, Ohio; e.d. 0138, p. 5B.
U.S. federal census. Year: 1920; Location: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio; e.d. 405, p. 8B.
U.S. federal census. Year: 1930; Location: Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut; e.d. 0151, p. 2A.
U.S. federal census. Year: 1940; Location: Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts; e.d. 23-161, p. 4B.
Norwalk, Connecticut, City Directory. 1912-1915. Images online. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.
Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001, database online. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Connecticut Department of Health, Hartford, Connecticut. Horte Wiegman, file no. 20278.