Alice Eliza Alderman

1873–1963 (Age 89)
Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States

The Life of Alice Eliza

When Alice Eliza Alderman was born on 22 December 1873, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, her father, Asahel Homer Alderman, was 30 and her mother, Martha Rachel Beckwith, was 32. She married Frederick Wells Reeves on 10 April 1895, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 July 1963, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alice Eliza Alderman
Frederick Wells Reeves
Marriage: 10 April 1895
Mildred Emily Reeves
Walter Frederick Reeves
Marian Elizabeth Reeves
John Ruel Reeves

Spouse & Children

10 April 1895
Washington, District of Columbia, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Asahel Homer Alderman


  • Martha Rachel Beckwith




  • Zenas Wilbur Alderman


  • Josephine Dell Alderman


  • Mary Jennie Alderman


  • Female1873–1963Female

World Events (8)

1874 · Secrete Service Headquarters

Age 1

The Secrete Service Headquarters had been in NYC for four years. Finally in 1874, it returns to Washington D.C.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

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)

  • Alice A Reeves, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alice A Reeves in household of Mildred E Reeves, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice A Reeves in household of Frederick W Reeves, "United States Census, 1900"

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