Robert Joseph Alderman Sr.
(1874-1932)
Malvina Elizabeth Geer
(1875-1958)
Mattison Wells Alderman
(1914-1986)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Marilyn Bury

Mattison Wells Alderman 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 4 Dec 1914, Alcolu, Clarendon, SC 1 3 5
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Marilyn Bury on 18 Sep 1940 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 1 2
  • Died: 21 Dec 1986, Raleigh, Wake, NC at age 72 1 3 5
  • Buried: Southern Pines: Pinelawn Memorial Park, Moore, North Carolina, United States 5

   Another name for Mattison was Matt Alderman.1

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: Research Chemist in 1940 in New York, New York, NY. 2

2. Newspaper: Allentown Morning Call: Physician Takes Nurse as Wife, on 19 Sep 1940, in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 4 4 Betty Bury, Allentown, Weds Dr. Alderman at St. James Reformed Rites
Betty Marilyn Bury, R. N., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Henry Bury of 26 N. West St., and Dr. Mattison Wells Alderman of New York City were married at noon yesterday in St. James Evangelical and Reformed church. Rev. Roland Rupp performed the ceremony and Mrs. Alexander Keech was at the organ.
The bride, whose three sisters were her attendants, was attired in white faille, designed with a high neckline, Peter Pan collar, lee-o-mutton sleeves, fitted bodice and full skirt terminating in a train. Her long veil was held in place by a crown of seed pearls. White orchids, sweetheart roses and pompons comprised her old-fashioned bouquet.
Mrs. William Behringer Jr., the matron of honor, wore drapery blue faille and a matching Mary Stuart cap. The bridesmaids, Adell and Isabel Bury, were attired in surf blue faille and matching caps. All of the dresses were identical in style to the bridal gown and the attendants carried similar Colonial bouquets.
Best man was Ben Alderman of Alcolu, S. C, brother of the bridegroom. Acting as ushers were Dr. Alfred Stuart and James Sargent, both of New York City; Robert Alderman of Florence, S. C., the bridegroom's cousin, and Hubert Bury of Allentown, brother of the bride.
Mrs. Bury, the bride's mother, wore a rust-colored dress with black accessories and a corsage of autumn flowers.
A reception for the immediate families was held at the Brookside Country club. The Aldermans are leaving for Florida and will take the Clipper to Havana. After Oct. 1, they will reside at 2 Horatio St., New York City.
Mrs. Alderman, a graduate of Allentown High school and the Fifth Avenue Hospital School of Nursing, New York City, has been doing private duty nursing in New York. Mr. Alderman, son of Mrs. R. J. Alderman of Alcolu, S. C. and the late Mr. Alderman, was graduated from Stony Brook Preparatory school, Long Island, and Davidson college. He received his Ph. D. in chemistry from the University of Virginia and is a research chemist for General Foods, Inc.

3. Occupation: head of the research department and later new products manager of Post Div., General Foods, Corp. from 1941 to 1958 in Battle Creek, Calhoun, MI. 8

4. Occupation: Battle Creek City Directory: Alderman Mattison W (Betty) with Post Cereals h76 W Clinton dr in 1956 in Battle Creek, Calhoun, MI. 9

5. Occupation: Battle Creek City Directory: Alderman Mattison W (Betty) research chemist h291 Main in 1942 in Battle Creek, Calhoun, MI. 10

6. Residence: 1962 Darien City Directory: Alderman Mattison W (Betty B) dir of new products NY h 74 Turtle Back Lane W, New Canaan in 1962 in New Canaan, Fairfield, CT, USA. 11

7. Occupation: 1964 Darien City Directory: Alderman Mattison W (Betty B) dir of new products Sealtest Div of Nat Dairy NY h 74 Turtle Back Lane West, New Canaan in 1964 in New Canaan, Fairfield, CT, USA. 12

8. Residence: on 10 Aug 1972 in Whispering Pines, Moore, NC, United States. 6

9. Residence: on 19 Jan 1986 in Whispering Pines, Moore, NC, United States. 7

10. Obituary: Battle Creek Enquirer: obituary of Mattison Alderman on 24 Dec 1986 in Battle Creek, Calhoun, MI. 13 Mattison W. "Mat" Alderman, 73, of Whispering Pines, N.C., and formerly of Battle Creek, died Sunday in Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, N.C. He was born in Alcolu, S.C., attended Stony Brook Preparatory College and Davidson College and received his doctoral degree in chemistry from the University of Virginia. He began working for General Foods Corp. in 1939, moving to Battle Creek with the firm in 1941. He resigned his post as new products manager in 1958 to become an account executive with an advertising agency in Minneapolis, Minn. He later was manager of the new products division of National Dairy Corp., and also was a consultant to the packaged food industry. While in Battle Creek, he was active in civic affairs. He was a former president of the Community Hospital Association, was chairman of a fund-raising campaign for the Red Cross and was active in the old community Chest. His wife, the former Elizabeth Bury, died in January. He is survived by a son, Mattison W. Alderman Jr. of EndwelL N.Y.; daughters, Kate A. Ruby of Oakland, Calif., Sarah A. Gornstein of Glenside, Pa., and Mary A. Kozy of Toledo, Ohio; a brother, R.J. Alderman of Alcolu, S.C.; sisters, Mary A. Dobson and Jennie T. Alderman, both of Sumter, S.C.; and eight grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Monday in First Baptist Church in Southern Pines, N.C. Memorial donations may be made to any charitable organization. Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, Southern Pines.

11. Obituary: The Item: obituary of Mattison Alderman on 24 Dec 1986 in Sumter, Sumter, SC. 14 Mattison W. Alderman
WHISPERING PINES, N.C. - Mattison Wells Alderman, 73, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, N.C. Born in Alcolu, he was a son of the late Robert J. and Malvina Geer Alderman. He graduated from Stoney Preparatory College in Long Island, N.Y., Davidson College, and received his Ph.D in chemistry from the University of Virginia. He was a consultant to the Package Food Industry. He was a member of the First Baptist Church Southern Pines, N.C. Survivors include a son, Mattison W. Alderman Jr. of Endwell, N.Y.; three daughters, Kate A. Ruby of Oakland, Calif., Sarah A. Gornstein of Glenside, Pa., and Mary A. Kozy of Toledo. Ohio; a brother, R. J. Alderman of Alcolu; two sisters, Mary A. Dobson and Jennie T. Alderman, both of Sumter, and eight grandchildren. Memorial Services will be at 7 p.m. Monday in the First Baptist Church, Southern Pines, N.C. Burial will be at Pinelawn Memorial Park, Southern Pines, N.C. Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice. Powell Funeral Home of Southern Pines, N.C. is in charge of the arrangements.


Mattison married Elizabeth Marilyn Bury, daughter of Frank Henry Bury and Katie Isabelle Knerr, on 18 Sep 1940 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA.1 2 (Elizabeth Marilyn Bury was born on 26 Jan 1915 in Bethlehem, Lehigh, PA,1 3 15 died on 19 Jan 1986 in Carthage, Moore, NC 1 3 7 15 and was buried in Southern Pines: Pinelawn Memorial Park, Moore, North Carolina, United States 15.)


Sources


1 Beacher, Isabel Bury, Records of Isabel Bury Beacher (Her family calendar).

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFW3-SMY Marriage Record for Mattison Wells Alderman and Elizabeth Marilyn Bury, 1940.

3 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

4 , 19 Sep 1940, page 4. Marriage of Betty Bury and Mattison Wells Alderman.

5 , https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=171310204.

6 , 11 Aug 1972, page 15. Obituary of Mrs. Katie I. Bury.

7 (Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina), 21 Jan 1986, page 11. Obituary of Mrs. Elizabeth Bury Alderman.

8 "Battle Creek Enquirer (Battle Creek, MI)," 27 Feb 1968, page 6. Alderman-Gearhart Wedding.

9 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1956 Battle Creek City Directory, printed page 5, online image 76.

10 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1942 Battle Creek City Directory, printed page 28, online image 16.

11 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1962 Darien City Directory, printed page 560, online image 560.

12 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1964 Darien City Directory, printed page 360, online image 354.

13 "Battle Creek Enquirer (Battle Creek, MI)," 24 Dec 1986 page 9, obituary of Mattison W. Alderman.

14 "The Item (Sumter, SC)," 24 Dec 1986, page 2. Obituary of Mattison Alderman.

15 , https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=171310215.



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