Amos Walton Alderman

1878–1960 (Age 81)
Duplin, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Amos Walton

When Amos Walton Alderman was born on 25 December 1878, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States, his father, Amos Alderman, was 63 and his mother, Martha Jane Herring, was 36. He married Hattie B Perry on 23 April 1913. He lived in Taylors Bridge, Sampson, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Rose Hill, Duplin, North Carolina, United States in 1960. He died on 8 February 1960, in Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Clinton Twp, Sampson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Walton Alderman
Hattie B Perry
Marriage: 23 April 1913

Spouse & Children

23 April 1913

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1815–1892Male

  • Martha Jane Herring




  • Hettie Octavia Alderman


  • Joseph Matthew Alderman


  • Ivey Harris Alderman


  • Male1878–1960Male

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 19

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Walton Alderman in household of Martha J Alderman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • A Walton Alderman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter Alderman in household of Amos Alderman, "United States Census, 1880"

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