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
1871–1947
Liona V. Sutphin
1877–1956
Marriage: 30 January 1902
Mary Frances Alderman
1903–1903
Hugh Alderman
1903–1908
Falous Edward Alderman
1904–1990
Eulis Herbert Alderman
1907–1964
Victor A Alderman
1908–1925
Benjamin Curry Alderman
1910–1977
Granville Garvin Alderman
1912–1961
Lola Etta Alderman
1915–2009
Dale Edison Alderman
1917–2001
Wilson Wise Alderman
1918–1980

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
30 January 1902
Carroll, Virginia, United States
children

(10)

  • Mary Frances Alderman

    Female1903–1903Female

  • Hugh Alderman

    Male1903–1908Male

  • Male1904–1990Male

  • Eulis Herbert Alderman

    Male1907–1964Male

  • Victor A Alderman

    Male1908–1925Male

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Mary Frances Alderman

    Female1843–1925Female

siblings

(4)

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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