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Object Name Recording, Audio
Title Alderfer, Estella Grace Moyer, 1912-2003
Date 1994
Scope & Content Interview by Luke Bergey of Estella Grace Moyer Alderfer (b. 11//29/1912, d. 6/15/2003), daughter of William & Lillie Landis Moyer.

Digital copy available.

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Start time Subject
00:00:00 genealogical information
00:00:50 father (William R. Moyer) geneaology/bio
00:02:15 mother (Lillie Landis Moyer) geneaology/bio
00:03:50 paternal grandparents (William and Magdalene Moyer)
00:04:15 maternal grandparents (Abram and Mary Moyer)
00:04:59 siblings (5 brothers, 2 sisters)
00:06:15 family pets
00:06:49 siblings marriages, families
00:07:12 occupation
00:07:17 early life and home
00:08:05 childhood memories (games, activities, discipline)
00:08:59 illnesses
00:09:30 holidays (Christmas, gifts, etc.)
00:11:13 vacations
00:11:29 favorite pets
00:12:00 events of a typical Sunday
00:12:55 early school memories (Up to 8th grade)
00:16:20 special childhood memories (music lessons)
00:17:53 jobs (Mill, pants factory), income
00:19:27 relationship with parents
00:20:05 religious beliefs and practice
00:20:37 home utilities (no electricity, running water)
00:22:43 marriage, courtship, early married life
00:28:45 family (Husbands siblings, children with husband)\
00:29:45 occupations during marriage
00:32:07 transportation
00:33:50 church attendance, church life
00:34:34 family vacations
00:35:57 children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren
00:37:10 rules, guidelines, chores for children
00:38:01 joys and frustrations of life
00:38:17 being a grandparent
00:40:42 being a senior citizen
00:41:13 too soon old, too late smart
00:44:27 views on retirement, present hobbies
00:45:12 memories of historical events
00:49:00 what do you like better about the past / about the present
00:51:15 significant life achievements
00:52:35 end of audio


Notes Obituary:
Alderfer-. Estella Grace, 90, Souderton, Pa., died June 15. Spouse: Zephaniah K. Alderfer (deceased). Parents: William and Lillian Landis Moyer. Children: Darwin M., Glenn, James, Jean Detweiler, Elaine Derstine; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 20 at Souderton Mennonite Home Chapel.

(The Mennonite, 5 Aug 2003)
Object ID # 2013.25.13
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
People Alderfer, Estella "Stella" Grace Moyer, 1912-2003
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes