Alfred Jennings Alderman

1906–1988 (Age 81)
Clay, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Alfred Jennings

When Alfred Jennings Alderman was born on 30 June 1906, in Clay, West Virginia, United States, his father, Isaac Newton Alderman, was 28 and his mother, Mamie E Comer, was 28. He married Thelma Tina Hudnall on 22 July 1926, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Jefferson District, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Cabin Creek, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 29 January 1988, in Beckley, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Jennings Alderman
Thelma Tina Hudnall
Marriage: 22 July 1926
Lindy Jack Alderman
Charles Alderman
James William Alderman
Gloria Faye Alderman
Johnny Preston 'Tippy' Alderman
Isaac Newton Alderman

Spouse & Children

22 July 1926
Kanawha, West Virginia, United States


  • Male1927–1944Male

  • James William Alderman


  • Female1932–2009Female

  • Johnny Preston 'Tippy' Alderman


  • Isaac Newton Alderman


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



  • Ellie H. Alderman


  • Male1898–1975Male

  • Lessie E Alderman


  • Lester Alderman


  • Grace Geneva Alderman


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Tottin Alderman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alfred Alderman in household of Isaac N Alderman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alfred Alderman in entry for Gloria Faye Jones, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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