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Where is the Alderson family from?
You can see how Alderson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alderson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Alderson families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 26 Alderson families living in Tennessee. This was about 30% of all the recorded Alderson's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Alderson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alderson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alderson. 21% of Alderson men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Alderson women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alderson were Truck Driver and Maid.