Alice Alderman

1905–1989 (Age 83)
Laurel Fork District, Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Alderman was born on 22 December 1905, in Laurel Fork District, Carroll, Virginia, United States, her father, George Washington Alderman, was 48 and her mother, Tansie Nancy Martin, was 22. She married Andrew Gardner on 13 October 1923, in Carroll, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Laurel Fork, Carroll, Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Laurel Fork Magisterial District, Carroll, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 8 March 1989, in Hillsville, Carroll, Virginia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hillsville, Carroll, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alice Alderman
Andrew Gardner
Marriage: 13 October 1923
George Thomas Gardner
Elsie Mae Gardner
Elizabeth Banks Gardener

Spouse & Children

13 October 1923
Carroll, Virginia, United States


  • George Thomas Gardner


  • Elsie Mae Gardner


  • Elizabeth Banks Gardener


Parents & Siblings



  • Pearl Alderman


  • Female1905–1989Female

  • Male1907–2007Male

  • Maude Alderman


  • Lula Alderman


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 12

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Allis Gardner in household of Andrew Gardner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alice Gardner in household of Andrew Gardner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice Alderman in household of George Alderman Sr., "United States Census, 1920"

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