Albert Lockwood Alderman

1820–1908 (Age 88)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Albert Lockwood

When Albert Lockwood Alderman was born on 16 December 1820, in Connecticut, United States, his father, Isaac Alderman, was 37 and his mother, Rachel de Forest, was 29. He married Mary Jane Burns on 24 March 1850, in Yamhill, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1860 and Oregon, United States in 1870. He died on 24 December 1908, in Dayton, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Brookside Cemetery, Dayton, Yamhill, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Lockwood Alderman
Mary Jane Burns
Marriage: 24 March 1850
Margaret C Alderman
William Marvin Alderman
Rachel Maritta Alderman
Medoram Alderman
Medorem Alderman

Spouse & Children

24 March 1850
Yamhill, Oregon, United States


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World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 9

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

Age 26

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

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Article of Death

Albert Lockwood Alderman: Birth: Dec. 16, 1820 Bedford Westchester County New York, USA Death: Dec. 24, 1908 Dayton Yamhill County Oregon, USA Mother: Rachel DeFreise b. 5 May 1790 in England d. 17 Oc …

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Sources (3)

  • Albert Alderman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Albert Alderman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Albert Alderman, "United States Census, 1880"

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