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Alfred K. Alderson
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Birth: 1859
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1891
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

Bachelor. Alfred K. age 22, occupation clerk, born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, blue eyes, brown hair, 5" 7 3/4" tall enlisted for 3 years in the U.S. Army Signal Corps on 3 July 1880 in Washington D.C..

Article in The New York Times Newspaper dated 14 June 1882: Private First Class Alfred K. Alderson, Signal Corps, in charge of Life Saving Station Number 6 in North Carolina was relieved and re-assigned to the Cape Henry, Virginia Station.

2 July 1885 Private First Class Alfred K. Alderson was discharged from the U.S. Army at Fort Warren, Massachusetts account expiration of service, character notation, very good.

Alfred tried to re-enlist but was refused, no date, as he had epilepsy. Compiler, B.C. Alderson, has Alfred's Declaration For Original Pension Application 581695 dated 2 August 1886 filed in Quarter Sessions Court, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Physical description as of 15 September 1886: 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weight 150 pounds.
Family links: 
  John H. Alderson (1834 - 1885)
  Jane Eliza McFarland Alderson (1838 - 1918)
  Alfred K. Alderson (1859 - 1891)
  Jennie Alderson (1860 - 1865)*
  John H. Alderson (1862 - 1864)*
  Jean Alderson (1868 - 1932)*
  Harvey V. Alderson (1872 - 1942)*
  Alice C. Alderson (1872 - 1929)*
  Arthur Alderson (1875 - 1941)*
  Horace Greely Alderson (1876 - 1877)*
*Calculated relationship
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Union Dale Cemetery
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: John Alderson Plot - Grave #4. Burial number is 30723.
Created by: Bernard C. Alderson
Record added: Dec 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81560531
Alfred K. Alderson
Added by: Bernard C. Alderson
Alfred K. Alderson
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Rest in Peace
- Bernard C. Alderson
 Added: Jan. 25, 2012

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