Alvina Sophia Welhemina Moerker

9 July 1863–10 January 1940 (Age 76)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Alvina Sophia Welhemina

When Alvina Sophia Welhemina Moerker was born on 9 July 1863, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, August Frederick Moerker, was 25 and her mother, Mary E. Meyerrose, was 23. She married Charles Wild on 28 December 1882, in Saline, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Dorchester, Saline, Nebraska, United States in 1885 and Pohocco Township, Saunders, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 January 1940, in Fremont, Dodge, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Platteville Cemetery, Saunders, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Wild
Alvina Sophia Welhemina Moerker
Marriage: 28 December 1882
Lydia Mae Wild
Harry Raymond Wild
Victor August Wild
Elmer Charles Wild
Ervin Randall Wild
Clara Lillian Wild
Anna Laura Wild
Nora Alberta Wild
Erma Alvina Wild
Homer Lester Wild

Spouse and Children

28 December 1882
Saline, Nebraska, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1881 · Hamilton County History

Age 18

History of Hamilton County Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches ~~~~~ Compiled by: Henry A. Ford, A. M. and Mrs. Kate B. Ford ~~~~~ L. A. Williams & Co. Publishers 1881

Age 23

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

German (Mörke): from a diminutive of Mohr ( see Mohr 2).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Wild in household of Charles Wild, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Alvina Moerker in household of Aug Moerker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alvina Wild in household of Chas Wild, "United States Census, 1920"

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