Daniel Alderman

Brief Life History of Daniel

When Daniel Alderman was born on 25 March 1774, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States, his father, David C. Alderman, was 24 and his mother, Jemima Hall, was 17. He married Mary Wilson on 28 July 1800. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in New Hanover, North Carolina, United States for about 60 years. He died on 25 January 1857, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Wallace, Duplin, North Carolina, United States.

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Daniel Alderman
Mary Wilson
Marriage: 28 July 1800
Nancy Ann Alderman
James H. Alderman
Sarah Ann Alderman
Eliza Jane Alderman
Mary W. Alderman
Timothy Wilson Alderman
Martha Maria Alderman
Susannah Ann Alderman

Sources (17)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Daniel Alderman Jr. - birth-name: Daniel Alderman
  • Daniel Alderman, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Daniel ALDERMAN, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


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North Carolina is the 12th state.

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

Name Meaning

English (southern): status name from Middle English alderman, Old English ealdorman, literally ‘elder’. Before the Norman Conquest this term denoted a high official with authority over a district; by the 12th century it had come to denote a member of the governing body of a city or borough, or the governor of a craft guild.

Americanized form of German Aldermann: variant of Altermann (see Alterman ), a cognate of 1 above.

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

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History of Daniel Alderman ( Jr.)

Daniel Alderman ( Jr.) , the subject of this sketch and second son of Daniel Alderman and Abigail Harris, was born at Deerfield, Cohansey Precinct, N. J. When he was seven years of age, his parents mo …

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