Amasa E. Alderman

1851–1935 (Age 84)
Wardsville, Southwest Middlesex, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Amasa E.

Amasa E. Alderman was born on 17 January 1851, in Wardsville, Southwest Middlesex, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada as the son of Robert Alderman and Caroline Thomas. He married Isabella McPhail on 4 December 1878, in Bothwell, Kent, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Hazelton Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. He died on 1 December 1935, in New Lothrop, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, New Lothrop, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amasa E. Alderman
Isabella McPhail
Marriage: 4 December 1878
Alvin Asa Alderman
Verna Mildred Alderman

Spouse & Children

  • Male1851–1935Male

  • Isabella McPhail


4 December 1878
Bothwell, Kent, Ontario, Canada


Parents & Siblings

  • Robert Alderman


  • Caroline Thomas




World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 3

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 24

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Anagy E Alderman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Amasa E Alderman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amasa E Alderman, "United States Census, 1910"

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