Alseberry Leonard Alderman

1884–1958 (Age 74)
Floyd, Virginia, United States

The Life of Alseberry Leonard

When Alseberry Leonard Alderman was born on 15 August 1884, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, his father, Adam Thomas Alderman, was 22 and his mother, Josephine Ellen Martin, was 20. He married Melissa Ellen "Lissie" Weddle on 23 February 1910, in Floyd, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Burks Fork, Floyd, Virginia, United States for about 30 years and Burks Fork Magisterial District, Floyd, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 12 December 1958, at the age of 74, and was buried in Willis, Floyd, Virginia, United States.

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Alseberry Leonard Alderman
Melissa Ellen "Lissie" Weddle
Marriage: 23 February 1910
Clarence Ellis Alderman
Ila Lovelyn Alderman
Freeda Gay Alderman
Josephine Maye Alderman
Frederick A. Alderman
Riner Samuel Alderman

Spouse & Children

23 February 1910
Floyd, Virginia, United States


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1884–1958Male

  • Female1888–1950Female

  • Laura D. Alderman


  • George Washington Alderman


  • Lee Roy Alderman


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 10

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.

Age 20

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Alesbery Alderman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alseberry Alderman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alsebry L Alderman, "United States Census, 1930"

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