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 Clara Van Winkle <I>Andrew</I> Alderts

Clara Van Winkle Andrew Alderts

Westboro, Clinton County, Ohio, USA
Death 11 Jul 1965 (aged 85)
Grant County, Washington, USA
Burial Ephrata, Grant County, Washington, USA
Plot Block 170, Space F
Memorial ID 51238999 · View Source
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Birth name is Clarinda, but later went by Clara.
She was born in Jefferson Township, Clinton County, Ohio.

She was one of 11 siblings.
In June 1880 Jacob Andrew (34), wife Francis (37), children; John M. (12), Elizabeth (10), William P. (8), Lilian (6), Samuel C. (4), James G. (2), Clarinda (4/12) and boarder, Ann Mc. Cray (78) lived in Jefferson Township, Clinton County, Ohio. Jacob was a school teacher. Son John was a farmer.
Clara Andrew married Serick Pontsler on 5 February 1900, in Ohio. They moved to Washington state between 1902-1905.

In April 1910 they are living in Whitman County, Washington, but moved to Montana prior to October 1911, where their youngest of 6 children was born. Serick and two of their children died in Montana. Clara moved her family back to Washington where she had relatives.

Clara Pontsler [widowed] married William Alderts on 23 May 1925 at Ephrata, Grant County, Washington.

In the 1940 census they still lived in Ephrata and he was working as a mail messenger for the Post Office.

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1880 --[OES]-- 1965

[Order of the Eastern Star]





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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Clara Van Winkle Andrew Alderts (5 Feb 1880–11 Jul 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51238999, citing Ephrata Cemetery, Ephrata, Grant County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Sheila (contributor 47788881) .