Is William Alderson, 5th descent from Richard Alderson our missing link to the Alderson's of Springfield, MO. William (H?) Alderson, came to MO approx. 1828-30. Paid personal taxes in Greene Co., MO during 1832-34. A son, Marvin Trass Alderson and a daughter, Olivia Alderson were living here with a John & Polly (Watts) Clark in 1840, probably as orphans.William Alderson born in VA.