Alvin Ira Alderman

1916–2004 (Age 88)
Edinburg, Leake, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Alvin Ira

When Alvin Ira Alderman was born on 21 January 1916, in Edinburg, Leake, Mississippi, United States, his father, Ira Benton Alderman, was 27 and his mother, Tennie Elizabeth Smith, was 25. He married Leona Cordelia Baxter on 4 November 1941. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Spring Hill Township, Drew, Arkansas, United States in 1940 and Virginia, United States in 1982. He registered for military service in 1940. He died on 21 June 2004, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States.

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Alvin Ira Alderman
Leona Cordelia Baxter
Marriage: 4 November 1941
Callie Louise Alderman
Deborah Anne Alderman

Spouse & Children

4 November 1941


  • Callie Louise Alderman


  • Deborah Anne Alderman


Parents & Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 1

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 23

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

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)

  • Alvin Alderman in household of T B Alderman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alvin Alderman in household of Ira B Alderman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alvin Alderman in household of R B Alderman, "United States Census, 1940"

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