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James Edwin Alderman
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1867
Mingo
Sampson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1947
Gastonia
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA

Obituary from Greensboro Daily News, February 16, 1947

J.E. ALDERMAN DIES; RITES HERE

James Edwin Alderman, 79, father of Mrs. Antoinette Merrell, Greensboro, and former local resident, died at 1:10 p.m. yesterday at his home in Gastonia following a heart attach and illness of weeks.

Graveside service will be held at Green Hilly Cemetery here at 3 p.m. Monday. Funeral will be conducted at East Baptist Church, Gastonia, at 4 p.m. today.

A native of Sampson County, Alderman moved to Greensboro in 1901 and for 26 years was accountant with Lindley Nurseries, Inc. he retired in 1927 and moved to Gastonia, where he spent his time growing flowers and shrubs. A charter member of Forest Avenue Baptist Church (now College Park), he was a deacon in East Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, the former Lou Garwood; four daughters, Mrs. Merrell, Mrs. W.A. Parker and Mrs. Roger P. Marshall, both of Raleigh, and Miss Alice Alderman, Gastonia; four grandchildren; one brother, Jacob Alderman, Chapel Hill, and one sister, Mrs. Lily Mitchell, Richmond, Va.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Amariah Biggs Alderman (1819 - 1889)
  Penelope Eliza Howard Alderman (1834 - 1893)
 
 Spouse:
  Melissa Lou Garwood Alderman (1869 - 1967)*
 
 Children:
  Madge Alden Alderman Marshall (1899 - 1987)*
  Marie Antoinette Alderman Merrell (1900 - 1972)*
 
 Siblings:
  Penelope A. Alderman Parker (1851 - 1933)*
  John Thomas Alderman (1853 - 1932)*
  Elvina Alderman (1859 - 1859)*
  Ella Alderman Draughon (1860 - 1928)*
  Jacob Oliver Alderman (1862 - 1953)*
  Amariah Enoch Alderman (1864 - 1945)*
  James Edwin Alderman (1867 - 1947)
  Leroy Walton Alderman (1874 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: NW Mountain Man
Record added: Mar 03, 2011
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James Edwin Alderman
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