Alvin Johnson Alderman

1893–1968 (Age 75)
Wythe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Alvin Johnson

When Alvin Johnson Alderman was born on 28 March 1893, in Wythe, Virginia, United States, his father, Johnson Alderman, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Ann Moles, was 29. He married Mary Jane Gearheart on 23 April 1918, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Burks Fork, Floyd, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Christiansburg, Montgomery, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 12 November 1968, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg, Montgomery, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Johnson Alderman
1893–1968
Mary Jane Gearheart
1900–1995
Marriage: 23 April 1918
William Alderman
1919–1982
Ruby A. Alderman
1920–1961

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
23 April 1918
Montgomery, Virginia, United States
children

(2)

  • Male1919–1982Male

  • Ruby A. Alderman

    Female1920–1961Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Johnson Alderman

    Male1858–1920Male

  • Sarah Ann Moles

    Female1864–1919Female

siblings

(8)

  • Male1880–1948Male

  • Thomas Lee Alterman

    Male1883–Male

  • Mary Cora Alderman

    Female1885–1893Female

  • George Alderman

    Male1886–1893Male

  • James Madison Alderman

    Male1887–1893Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 1

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Alven J Aldernan in household of Johnson Aldernan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alvin Alderman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alviss Alderman, "United States Census, 1920"

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