America A. ALDERMAN

1854–1921 (Age 67)
Letart Falls, Meigs, Ohio, United States

The Life of America A.

When America A. ALDERMAN was born on 8 April 1854, in Letart Falls, Meigs, Ohio, United States, her father, Carmine "Carmi" Benjamin Alderman I, was 28 and her mother, Lydia Sayre, was 28. She married William S. Sisson on 5 March 1873, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Letart Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Ironton, Upper Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 17 August 1921, in Ironton, Lawrence, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

America A. ALDERMAN
1854–1921
William S. Sisson
1846–1896
Marriage: 5 March 1873
Howard S. Sisson
1873–
Mirta May Sisson
1874–
Bertha Maude Sisson
1876–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
5 March 1873
Hamilton, Ohio, United States
children

(3)

Parents & Siblings

  • Carmine "Carmi" Benjamin Alderman I

    Male1826–1898Male

  • Lydia Sayre

    Female1826–1911Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 6

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 18

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.

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)

  • America A Sisson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • America A Sisson in household of William S Sisson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • America Alderman in household of C Alderman, "United States Census, 1860"

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