Alva B. Carley

Brief Life History of Alva B.

When Alva B. Carley was born about 1844, in New York, United States, his father, Nathaniel Reed Carley, was 29 and his mother, Louisa R Graves, was 30. He lived in Diana, Lewis, New York, United States for about 5 years and Croghan, Croghan, Lewis, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 26 November 1864, in Maryland, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Oswegatchie, Fine, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Reed Carley
1816–1900
Louisa R Graves
1815–1903
Maria Carley
1838–1912
Alva B. Carley
1844–1864
Astha Carley
1846–
Taylor Carley
1849–
Aleann Carley
1850–1861
Solon Reed Carley
1840–1922
Allen D. Carley
1842–1910
Altha L. Carley
1848–1851
Horace J. Carley
1849–1851
Silas G Carley
1856–1936
Ira F Carley
1857–1938
Nelley Galvin
1859–
Mary Carley
1868–
Margaret Rubidoux
1868–1954

Sources (4)

  • Alva Carly in household of Nathaniel Carly, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alvah B Carley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Alrich Carley in household of Noah Carley, "New York State Census, 1855"

World Events (3)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Irish (Roscommon): shortened form of McCarley .

English: habitational name from the hamlet of Carley in Lifton (Devon), possibly named with Cornish ker ‘fort, round (enclosure)’ + legh ‘flat stone, slab’.

English: variant of Carlow .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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