Malvina Elizabeth Geer


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1. Robert Joseph Alderman Sr.

Malvina Elizabeth Geer 1

  • Born: 28 Jul 1875, Belton, Anderson, SC 2
  • Marriage (1): Robert Joseph Alderman Sr. on 21 Dec 1904 in , Clarendon, SC
  • Died: 23 Mar 1958, Manning, Clarendon, SC, USA at age 82 3
  • Buried: Belton: Belton Baptist Church, Anderson, SC

   Other names for Malvina were Mallie Elizabeth Geer and Mary E. Geer.2

   FamilySearch ID: LHNW-XX7.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Obituary: Florence Morning News: Obituary of Mrs. Malvinia Alderman on 24 Mar 1958 in Florence, Florence, SC. 4 Mrs. Malvinia Alderman
ALCOLU -- Mrs. Malvania Elizabeth Geer Alderman, 82, died Sunday at Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning where she had been a patient since December. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Clarendon Baptist Church conducted by the pastor, the Rev. R. A. McKinney and Dr. Paul O. Balsor of Sumter, a former pastor. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. in the Belton Cemetery in Belton, directed by Shelley Brunson Funeral Home of Marion. Pallbearers will be eight grandsons, Robert Lewis Alderman, B. G. Alderman Jr., R. J. Alderman Jr., Marion L. Eadon Jr., David Alderman, Herman Alderman, Oscar Strange and Lucius Gulledge. Honorary pallbearers will include the board of deacons of Clarendon Baptist Church. Mrs. Alderman, the youngest of 12 children, was born in 1875 in Anderson County, the daughter of the late Solnman M. Geer and Mary Malvania Holmes Geer. She was a graduate of Greenville Women's College and a teacher in schools in the upper part of the state. She was the last charter member of the Clarendon Baptist Church. Until her health failed, she was a teacher of the lady's bible class, active in the Woman's Missionary Union and a member of the Clarendon County Tuberculosis Assn. She was the widow of the late Robert Joseph Alderman of Alcolu. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Mary Dobson of Sumter and Miss Jeanne Alderman of Alcolu; three sons, Ben Geer and Robert Joseph Alderman of Alcolu and Dr. Mattison W. Alderman of Battle Creek, Mich.; two brothers, Major Earnest Geer of Douglasville, Ga. and Bennelle Eugene Geer of Greenville; 17 grandchildren and ten great grandchildren and a large number of nieces and nephews. Friends may memorialize by contributing to the Missionary Funds of the Clarendon Baptist Church.

Malvina married Robert Joseph Alderman Sr. on 21 Dec 1904 in , Clarendon, SC. (Robert Joseph Alderman Sr. was born on 30 Sep 1874 in Wallace, Duplin, NC,2 3 died on 21 Dec 1932 in , Anderson, SC 3 and was buried in Belton: Belton Baptist Church, Anderson, SC 3.)


1, North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994, Mattison Wells Alderman, 1986 NC Death certificate 054200, father Robert J. Alderman, mother Malvina Geer, informant daughter Sarah Gornstein.

2, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, Marriage Record for Mattison Wells Alderman and Elizabeth Marilyn Bury, 1940.

3 Find A Grave,

4 "Florence Morning News (Florence, SC)," 24 Mar 1958, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. Malvinia Alderman.

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