Alvina Elvira Alderman

1870–1957 (Age 86)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Alvina Elvira

When Alvina Elvira Alderman was born on 30 May 1870, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Joseph Sanders Alderman Sr., was 18 and her mother, Milly F. Fisher, was 18. She married Fredrick August Boortz in 1885, in Justice Precinct 6, Williamson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Caldwell, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 2 April 1957, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States, at the age of 86.

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Alvina Elvira Alderman
Fredrick August Boortz
Marriage: 1885
Ella Clara Boortz
Nettie Boortz
Minnie Boortz
Flora Ann Boortz
Cora Boortz

Spouse & Children

Justice Precinct 6, Williamson, Texas, United States


  • Female1896–1983Female

  • Female1899–1995Female

  • Female1900–1979Female

  • Flora Ann Boortz


  • Cora Boortz


Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Sanders Alderman Sr.


  • Milly F. Fisher




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 7

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Vena Boortz in household of Fritz Boortz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nuvinia Boartz in household of Fritz Boartz, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alvena Elvira Boortz, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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