George Berghofer, Jr

  • Birth 2 Oct 1882 New Mexico, USA
  • Death 13 Sep 1938 San Bernardino County, California, USA
  • Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 86505545

Adopted son of George Berghofer, Sr. &
Margaret "Maggie" Bixler

He was the son of Maggie's sister;
Mary Josephine Bixler (Hastings)

His father was previously married
1 half-sister
1874 Bette b. CO

Married Evelyn Clara Meeker
29 Jul 1901 Sundance, Crook, WY
Father of one daughter
1904 Mary Jane

From: Cheron Zittle
George had custody of Mary Jane for some time because Evelyn deserted him, changed her name to Clara Johnson and moved to Omaha Neb. In 1908 she was arrested in Missouri and George petitioned for divorce.

Married Anna Mary Wernecke
1921 San Diego Co, CA
Father of one daughter
1921 Mary Josephine***see below

Divorced from Anna Mary
1929 San Diego Co, CA

At the time of death George was 56 and living at the Edgemoor Farm in Santee, California, it was the County Poor Farm that cared for the aged, indigent, and other disenfranchised members of society.

Mount Hope Cemetery worked in conjunction with County of San Diego Indigent Burial Program.

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  • Created by: Marcia Lynne vonGunden
  • Added: 9 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86505545
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Berghofer, Jr (2 Oct 1882–13 Sep 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86505545, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Marcia Lynne vonGunden (contributor 47059326) .