Agnes Mae Alderman

1918–1996 (Age 78)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Agnes Mae

When Agnes Mae Alderman was born on 23 April 1918, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Nathaniel Burwell Alderman, was 36 and her mother, Josephine "Josie" Sutphin, was 29. She married James Fred Stemple on 18 June 1941, in Barbour, West Virginia, United States. She lived in Beckley, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Town Magisterial District, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 30 November 1996, in Barbour, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mount Vernon Memorial Cemetery, Philippi, Barbour, West Virginia, United States.

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Agnes Mae Alderman
James Fred Stemple
Marriage: 18 June 1941

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18 June 1941
Barbour, West Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Agnes Alderman in household of Burl N Alderman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Agnes Alderman in household of N Beurl Alderman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Agnes Alderman in household of Burrell N Alderman, "United States Census, 1940"

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