Alvin Kirkland Alderman

1931–1970 (Age 39)
Lake Butler,Union,Florida

The Life of Alvin Kirkland

When Alvin Kirkland Alderman was born on 11 August 1931, his father, Alvin Roan Alderman, was 22 and his mother, Maude Valeria Nettles, was 21. He lived in Election Precinct 11A Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States in 1940 and Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States in 1945. He died on 21 November 1970, at the age of 39, and was buried in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States.

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Alvin Roan Alderman
Maude Valeria Nettles
Alvin Kirkland Alderman
Mary Lee Alderman

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 10

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 11

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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)

  • Kirkland Alderman, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • Kirkland Alderman in household of Alvin R Alderman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kirkland Alderman in household of A R Alderman, "Florida State Census, 1935"

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