Dorest Fern Alpers

FemaleJune 1899–

Brief Life History of Dorest Fern

When Dorest Fern Alpers was born in June 1899, in California, United States, her father, Charles Edward Alpers, was 40 and her mother, Clara Belle Reader, was 34. She married Benjamin Franklin Payne on 26 March 1921, in Nevada, California, United States. She lived in Bridgeport, Nevada, California, United States in 1910 and Grass Valley, Nevada, California, United States in 1920.

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Benjamin Franklin Payne
Dorest Fern Alpers
Marriage: 26 March 1921

Sources (5)

  • Dorest Alpus in household of Charles Alpus, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Doris Fern Alpers, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Doris Alpers in household of Charles Alpers, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1921Nevada, California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 1

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 7

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.


    Age 32

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Helmut.

    North German: patronymic from Alpert , a variant of Albert .

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

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