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  • Abigail Alderman (1720 - 1785)
    Person SheetName Abigail HARRIS Birth 26 Mar 1720, Cumberland County, New Jersey Death Oct 1785, Duplin County, North Carolina Age: 65 Father Nathaniel HARRIS (1693-1775) Mother Miriam BROOKS (1693-172...
  • Rev. Amariah Biggs Alderman (1819 - 1889)
    Surviving Sherman , by Joel W. Rose (courtesy of the author, April 2018)The last issue of our newsletter included "Diary of a Sampson County Farmwife," a story which reflects a year in the life of Penn...
  • Ann U. Alderman (deceased)
  • Daniel Alderman (1711 - 1785)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor # A206993 Find-A-Grave:Birth: 1711 New Jersey, USA Death: Oct., 1785 Duplin County North Carolina, USA Daniel Alderman is the son o...
  • Daniel A. Alderman, Sr. (1738 - 1790)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT (Soldier). DAR Ancestor # A001054

About the Alderman surname

German in origin with Jacob Alderman, husband of Roseanna, being the immigrant. He and Roseanna were inhabitants of Bethabara, a Moravian Community near Winston Salem in 1799. In in the 1800's they relocated to SW Virginia where they lived in Grayson County. Their first born, Jacob is buried in the "Strangers" cemetery at Bethabara.

They later had another son name Jacob after moving to SW Virginia. Jacob the immigrant is buried near the Buffalo Mountain at Dugspur, VA

The Alderman name for the German ancestors has had several different spellings including Olterman, Osterman, Alterman, and Alderman.