Alvin Asa Alderman

1879–1944 (Age 64)
Flushing Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Alvin Asa

When Alvin Asa Alderman was born on 11 November 1879, in Flushing Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States, his father, Amasa E. Alderman, was 28 and his mother, Isabella McPhail, was 18. He married Floss Hough on 18 September 1912, in Brent Creek, Genesee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hazelton Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. He died on 11 February 1944, in New Lothrop, Hazelton Township, Shiawassee, Michigan Territory, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, New Lothrop, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Asa Alderman
Floss Hough
Marriage: 18 September 1912
Mr. Gerald Hough Alderman
Arlene Isabel Alderman
Wayne J Alderman

Spouse & Children

18 September 1912
Brent Creek, Genesee, Michigan, United States


  • Mr. Gerald Hough Alderman


  • Female1917–1979Female

  • Wayne J Alderman


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1851–1935Male

  • Isabella McPhail




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1881 · Hudson's

Age 2

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Asa A Alderman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Asa A Alderman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alvin A Alderman in household of Amasa E Alderman, "United States Census, 1910"

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