Edna Glenna Bolen Alderman

20 July 1926–17 October 1985 (Age 59)
Patrick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Edna Glenna

When Edna Glenna Bolen Alderman was born on 20 July 1926, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, her father, Marion Hasten Weddle, was 43 and her mother, Sarah Jane McMillian, was 42. She died on 17 October 1985, in Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Cana, Carroll, Virginia, United States.

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Marion Hasten Weddle
Sarah Jane McMillian
Martha Ella Hester Weddle
Lilly Valerie Weddle
Susan Arneda Weddle
Johnny Robert Weddle
Ewell Hasten Weddle Sr.
Edna Glenna Bolen Alderman

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 15

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 16

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 Czech: from a pet form of the personal names Boleslav or Bolebor.2 Polish (Boleń): from a pet form of the personal name Bolesław.3 Variant spelling of German Bohlen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Edna Glenna Bolen Alderman, "North Carolina, Deaths, 1931-1994"

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