Person:Alvina Knott (5)

m. 21 Sep 1882
  1. George Henry Knott1885 - 1962
  2. Anna Ledora Knott1887 - 1993
  3. Ethel Maud Knott1889 - 1978
  4. Raymond Wesley Knott1891 - 1968
  5. Carlton Victor Knott1894 - 1918
  6. Alvina Pearl Knott1896 - 1982
  7. Vernon Leroy Knott1897 - 1900
m. 22 Feb 1922
Facts and Events
Name Alvina Pearl Knott
Gender Female
Birth[1][2][3][4] 3 May 1896 Prinsburg, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United States
Census[13] 1900 Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United StatesHolland Township, Fam 147
Census[5][14] 1905 Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United StatesHolland Township, p. 10
Census[15] 1910 Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United StatesWhitefield Township, Fam 14
Residence[6] ca 1918 Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United States
Census[16] 1920 Willmar, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United States417 3rd St. W, 3rd Ward, Fam 343
Marriage 22 Feb 1922 Breckinridge, Wilkin, Minnesota, USAto Roy Arthur Berg
Census[17] 1930 Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United StatesWhitefield Township, Fam 28
Residence[7] Aug 1934 Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United States
Census[12] 1940 Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United States
Residence[11] Jun 1950 Willmar, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United States
Residence[9] 1951 Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, Washington, United Statesmoved there in 1951
Residence[8] 1953 Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, Washington, United StatesCook Road
Divorce 25 Nov 1957 Skagit, Washington, United Statesfrom Roy Arthur Berg
Residence[1] 1961 Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United Statesmoved there in 1961
Other[10] 1978 Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United Statesnamed in sister's obituary
Death[1][2][3][4] 7 Aug 1982 Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States
Obituary[1] 10 Aug 1982 Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States
Burial[1][2] Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United StatesMiller-Woodlawn Memorial Park

had “leg aches” as a young child

was in Evanston, Illinois to take care of grandmother Alvina shortly before grandmother died.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Bremerton Sun, in Alvina Pearl Berg, Bremerton Sun, (Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington), Page 8; Washington State Library , 10 August 1982.

    Alvina Pearl Berg, 86, of 183 Russell Road, who had been residing at Rest Haven Nursing Home since March, died there Saturday.
    Born May 3, 1896, in Prince Burg, Minn., she married Roy Arthur Berg Feb. 2, 1922, in Breckenridge, S.D. He died in 1972.
    Mrs. Berg, a homemaker, moved here in 1961 from Sedro Woolley.
    She is survived by three daughters, Joyce Van Rossum of Bremerton, Betty Bazell of Yakima and Barbara Stancer of Ukiah, Calif.; two sons, Roger A. of Astoria, Ore., and Roy A. Jr. of Santa Maria, Calif.; a sister, Anne Notaboom of Clearlake, Skagit County; two stepsisters, Sadie Ensch of Clearlake and Alice Knott of Arizona; a stepbrother, Clarence Pheifer of Clearlake; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home. Interment will be at Miller-Woodlawn Memorial Park.
    There will be visitation this evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
    Memorials may be made to First Church Memorial Fund, 1221 Chester Ave., Bremerton 98210..

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Knott Family Death Certificates.

    Alvina Pearl Berg, female, died 7 August, 1982, 6:45 p. m., age 86, in Resthaven Nursing Home, Bremerton Washington.
    Born 3 May 1896, in Minnesota.
    Widowed, husband Roy Arthur Berg
    Social Security No.: 536-32-8470, occupation homemaker.
    Resident at #113, 183 Russell Road, Bremerton, Kitsap County, Washington.
    Father: Henry Knott; Mother: Bertha Van Kraatz
    Information provided by [daughter].
    Burial 11 Aug. 1982 at Miller-Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bremerton, WA; Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home (J. Charles Young, Director), 5505 Kitsap Way, Bremerton, WA 98312.

  3. 3.0 3.1 Gerri Ekblad, in Knott Family Letters, 15 May 1993.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index: Death Master File, database. (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service).

    Alvina Berg, born 03 May 1896, Social Security issued in state of Washington; died August 1982, Death Residence Localities: Bremerton, Brownsville, Crosby, East Bremerton, Gilberton, Manette, Meadowdale, Sheridan Park; all Kitsap County, Washington 98310

  5. Minnesota State Census, in Minnesota Historical Society. Minnesota Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905, 1905.

    Alvina Knott, 9, b. Minnesota, father b. Holland, mother b. Germany, resident Minnesota and registration district 9 years 1 month
    w/ mother, sibs Raymond, Carlton V., married sister Anna

  6. Kandiyohi County in the World War 1917-1919. (Willmar, Minnesota: Kandiyohi War Records Committee, 1928).

    During World War I, some of the schools in Kandiyohi County gave money to the Red Cross. Among the donations listed is:
    District No. 40 Alvina Knott, teacher, $25

  7. Sedro-Woolley Courier Times, in Newspaper, 16 Auv 1934.

    Mr. And Mrs. A. Berg and family, of Wilmer [sic], Minnesota, arrived here [Clear Lake] Wednesday for an extended visit among relatives. Mrs. Berg is a daughter of Mr. And Mrs. John Pheifer.

    Alvina's mother was dying.

  8. Wells Index to Sedro-Woolley and Eastern Skagit County. (Everett, Wash. : Wells Mail Advertising, ©1953-), p. 6, 1953.

    Berg, Roy A. (Alvina), farmer, Cook Road, Sedro-Woolley, Route 1, Box 104A (own home, have telephone)

  9. Roy Berg vs Alvina Berg, in Washington, Skagit. Civil Court Records, File #24088.

    The Berg’s were married in Wilmar, Minnesota on 22 February 1922 where they had owned a farm worth $16,000; they arrived in Washington in 1951 and Roy worked part-time for two years until he got a job as superintendent of the dairy barns at Northern State Hospital. They owned 5 acres of land on Cook Road in Sedro Woolley worth about $5,000, having sold another 9 acres for $5,500. They owned 2 cars, a 1949 Plymouth (Alvina’s) and a 1950 Dodge (Roy’s), and one beef cow. They also owned a small business in Sedro-Woolley, the Sedro-Woolley Sewing Center, which Alvina ran; and that there was a loan of $300 to their son-in-law in Ohio so that he could move here. That Alvina was 62 years of age, had a heart condition and low blood pressure, and little business experience; that Roy was “a strong, vigorous man in good health” who loved to dance and still able to pursue his “amorous proclivities”, and that he was unable to account for $28,550 of the family assets.
    Decree of Divorce granted to Alvina P. Berg, 25 Nov 1957

  10. Sedro-Woolley Courier Times, in Knott Family Obituaries, 5 April 1978.

    Ethel Clough is survived by [her] sister Mrs. Alvina Berg of Bremerton

  11. Phiefer - Swart/Flyn/Vliem, in Knott Family websites.
  12. Kandiyohi Township, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, in United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T627), HH 91.

    Owns farm worth $1200
    Berg, Roy, head, 43, married, completed 6th grade, b. MN, lived in same place 5 years ago, worked for pay, 85 hours in previous week, farmer on farm, worked 52 weks last yar, $0 annual income, other sources of income
    , Alvina (informant), wife, 43, 4 yrs High School, b. MN, same place 5 yrs ago, does housework at home
    , Roger, son, 16, attends school, 3 yrs High School, b. MN, same place 5 yrs ago
    , Joyce, dau, 13, attends school, completed grade 7, b. MN, same place 5 yrs ago
    , Betty, dau, 9, attends school, completed grade 3, b. MN, same place 5 yrs ago
    , Roy Jr., son, 6, attends school, b. MN, same place 5 yrs ago
    , Barbara, dau, 4, not at school, b. MN

  13. Alvina Knott, daughter, b. May 1896, Minnesota
    w/ widowed mother, sibs George, Anna, Ethel, Raymond; uncle Fred Knott
  14. Alvina Knott, 9, b. Minnesota, father b. Holland, mother b. Germany, resident Minnesota and registration district 9 years 1 month
    w/ mother, sibs Raymond, Carlton V., married sister Anna
  15. Alvina Knott, step-daughter, age 13, b. Minnesota, Dutch father, German mother, attends school
    w/ mother and step-father Bertha and John Phiefe;, step-sibs Alice, John, Leonard, Sara, Clarence; brother Carlton
  16. Alvina Knott, lodger, age 23, single, b. Minnesota, father born Holland, mother born Germany, training nurse in hospital, wage worker
    in HH of Charles and Emma Erickson, dau Amanda; other lodgers inc. Alma Martinson, Signe Enger, [Evangeline Rearstrom?], Luella Thorson, Luella Berg [sister of Alvina's future husband]
  17. Alvina Berg, wife, age 33, married, first marriage age 25, born MN, both parents born Netherlands
    w/ husband Roy Berg, 2 children, a boarder