Alvis Earl Alderman

1935–2010 (Age 74)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Alvis Earl

When Alvis Earl Alderman was born on 19 June 1935, in West Virginia, United States, his father, James Marion Alderman, was 47 and his mother, Lottie Pettrey, was 41. He died on 16 April 2010, in Dry Creek, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Dry Creek, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States.

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James Marion Alderman
Lottie Pettrey
Lora Belle Alderman
Ira Franklin Alderman
Dell Alderman
Bessie May Alderman
Gracie Pearl Alderman
Barbara Lee Alderman
Alvis Earl Alderman
Albert M. Alderman

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 6

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 20

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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 (2)

  • Alvis Earl Alderman, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Alvis Earl Alderman, "Find A Grave Index"

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