Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Aldersons in:
 • Oak Grove Cemetery
 • Saint Charles
 • St. Charles County
 • Missouri
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Mary Alderson
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: unknown
Death: Apr. 9, 1848
St. Charles County
Missouri, USA

In her book "The Indomitable Mary Easton Sibley" Kristie C. Wolferman gives an account of the loss suffered by this family in the year 1847-1848 on p. 120. She gives Mary's age as "abt.6 yrs. old" which is more plausible as her mother had died in March 1847.
The headstone is difficult to read but you can see the 6 mos and 1 day script. Benjamin remarried in Dec 1847 so it remains unlikely that she was only 6 months old when she died. The majority of the Alderson's were first buried at Lindenwood and then moved to the present location. Old headstones may have been recut with incorrect information.

It is possible, not proven, that her date of birth was 8 Oct 1841. 
Family links: 
  Benjamin Amos Alderson (1810 - 1895)
  Matilda Margaret Farrar Alderson (1820 - 1847)
  Mary Alderson (____ - 1848)
  Eunice Alderson (____ - 1848)*
  George Alderson (____ - 1848)*
  Anna M Alderson Weems (1840 - 1914)*
  Martha Alderson (1840 - 1848)*
  Samuel Baker Alderson (1850 - 1929)**
  Bettie Gamble Alderson Watkins (1852 - 1911)**
  William Atkinson Alderson (1856 - 1946)**
*Calculated relationship
"Mary Daughter of B.A. & M.M. Alderson, Died April 9, 1848, Aged 6 mos & 1 day."
Note: Body moved from another cemetery.
Oak Grove Cemetery
Saint Charles
St. Charles County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 8 Lot 002 Grave 1
Created by: Kathy W. Johnson
Record added: Oct 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79187411
Mary Alderson
Added by: Betty Randell
Mary Alderson
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Debbie Walus
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- R I P
 Added: Jan. 10, 2015

- Kathy W. Johnson
 Added: Oct. 24, 2011

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED