Edwin Anderson Alderman

Male15 May 1861–29 April 1931

Brief Life History of Edwin Anderson

When Edwin Anderson Alderman was born on 15 May 1861, in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Alderman, was 36 and his mother, Susan Jane Corbett, was 29. He married Emma Selina Graves on 29 December 1886, in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1926 and lived in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States in 1931 and Connellsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1931. He died on 29 April 1931, at the age of 69, and was buried in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States.

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Edwin Anderson Alderman
Emma Selina Graves
Marriage: 29 December 1886
Emma G Alderman
Edwin Anderson Alderman

Sources (24)

  • Edwin Anderson Alderman Sr in entry for Edwin Anderson Alderman Jr, "Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913"
  • Edwin A Uderman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • E.a. Alderman in entry for Edwin Anderson Alderman, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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  • Marriage
    29 December 1886Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1862 · The Battle of Fredericksburg

    Age 1

    The Battle of Fredericksburg involved 200,000 troops with General Ambrose Burnside of the army of the Potomac against General Lee’s Army of the North.


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 20

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): status name from Middle English alderman, Old English ealdorman, literally ‘elder’. Before the Norman Conquest this term denoted a high official with authority over a district; by the 12th century it had come to denote a member of the governing body of a city or borough, or the governor of a craft guild.

    Americanized form of German Aldermann: variant of Altermann (see Alterman ), a cognate of 1 above.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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