|Birth: ||Aug. 29, 1845|
|Death: ||Mar. 14, 1938|
Elm Creek Tribune, Friday, March 18, 1938
Sarepta Catherine Alderman, the daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Rhinehart, was born at Waverly, Indiana, August 29, 1845, and departed this life March 14, 1938, in Elmcreek, Nebraska, at the age of 92 years, 6 months and 15 days.
She was united in marriage to A.A. Alderman on April 23, 1871.
To this union four children were born, two boys and two girls, Mrs. R. J. Mitchell of Elmcreek, Nebraska, Fannie Elnora Alderman of Medical Lake, Washington; Arza T. Alderman, Simpson, Saskatchewan, Canada and James Walter Alderman. Her husband preceded her in death in 1908 and one son, James Walter, in 1925.
Mrs. Alderman was the eldest of a family of eleven children, all of whom preceded her in death. Her early life was spent in Indiana and following her marriage, spent in Nebraska, homesteading at that place.
She endured all the hardships of pioneer life common to the early settlers in the middlewest. In 1903 the family moved to Washington state, where Mr. Alderman's death occurred.
In her early life she was affiliated with the Presbyterian church but during her later years she has been a consistant worker in the various departments of the Methodist church, being especially interested in foreign missionary work.
The past 14 years she has made her home in Elmcreek with her daughter, Mrs. R.J. Mitchell.
She leaves to mourn her loss three children, Mrs. R.J. Mitchell, Arza Alderman and Elnora Alderman; 8 grandchildren, Mrs. C.A. Palmer, North Platte, Nebraska; Harvey Mitchell, O'Neill, Nebraska; Mrs. Etta Pettett and Miss Roena Mitchell of Elmcreek, Nebraska; Mrs. George Jaap, Stillwater, Oklahoma; Mrs. Roy McGregor and Royce Alderman of Simpson, Saskatchewan, Canada; James Alderman, Olympia, Washington; and 9 great grandchildren. Three sisters-in-law, also survive. Mrs Martha Alderman of Burwell, Mrs. Josephine Butler of Dewey, Oklahoma, and Mrs. Nannie Rhinehart of Elgin, Kansas.
Arza Adolphus Alderman (1842 - 1908)*
Elm Creek Cemetery
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Record added: Apr 01, 2010
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