Amos Wilson Alderman

1871–1947 (Age 75)
Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Amos Wilson

Amos Wilson Alderman was born on 30 April 1871, in Carroll, Virginia, United States as the son of Mary Frances Alderman. He married Liona V. Sutphin on 30 January 1902, in Carroll, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Alum Ridge, Floyd, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Alum Ridge Magisterial District, Floyd, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died in 1947, in Floyd, Floyd, Virginia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Floyd, Floyd, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Wilson Alderman
Liona V. Sutphin
Marriage: 30 January 1902
Mary Frances Alderman
Hugh Alderman
Falous Edward Alderman
Eulis Herbert Alderman
Victor A Alderman
Benjamin Curry Alderman
Granville Garvin Alderman
Lola Etta Alderman
Dale Edison Alderman
Wilson Wise Alderman

Spouse & Children

30 January 1902
Carroll, Virginia, United States


  • Mary Frances Alderman


  • Hugh Alderman


  • Male1904–1990Male

  • Eulis Herbert Alderman


  • Victor A Alderman


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Mary Frances Alderman




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 23

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

Southern English: status name from Middle English alderman, Old English ealdorman, literally ‘elder’. In medieval England an alderman was a member of the governing body of a city or borough; also the head of a guild.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Amous Alderman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Amos W Alderman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amos W Alderman, "United States Census, 1910"

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