The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 Clara Willia <I>Berst</I> Alderfer

Clara Willia Berst Alderfer

Campbell, Dunklin County, Missouri, USA
Death 6 Feb 1971 (aged 91)
Republic, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Burial Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Plot blck 61, lot 23, row 2
Memorial ID 47800969 · View Source
Suggest Edits

1880 United States Federal Census had her listed as Willie Burst, Home in 1880; Campbell, Greene Co; Missouri age 7mo. Estimated birth yeatr abt: 1879
Birthplace: Missouri
Relationship to head of household: Son
Fathers name :Ezra BurstFathers Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's name :R.C. Burst
Mother's birthplace: Missouri
Marital Staus: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male
1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Charles W Berst
Home in 1900: Springfield Ward 7, Greene, Missouri
[North Campbell, Greene, Missouri]
Age: 20
Birth Date: Nov 1879
Birthplace: Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house: Son
Father's name: Ezra Berst
Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's name: Rhoda E Berst
Mother's Birthplace: Missouri
Marital Status: Single

Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
Name: Wilber J Alderfer
Marriage Date: 3 Mar 1901
Marriage Location: Springfield, Greene, MO
Marriage County: Greene
Spouse Name: Miss Clara W Berst

Lived rest of life as a Widow. Drew Pension on Husbands time in service.

Just some interesting facts. Strange that she would be listed as a male for 2 Census and then marry a man??????!!!

Sister May M (Berst) Hogan is buried at this same cemetery.

Family Members






  • Created by: brenda young
  • Added: 8 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47800969
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Clara Willia Berst Alderfer (3 Nov 1879–6 Feb 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47800969, citing Maple Park Cemetery, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by brenda young (contributor 47110437) .