When Captain Andrew Alley was born in September 1825, in Jonesport, Washington, Maine, United States, his father, Capt John Alley, was 42 and his mother, Tryphena Heath, was 41. He married Priscilla Bryant in 1847, in Jonesport, Washington, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Maine, United States in 1870. He died on 15 May 1872, in Jonesport, Washington, Maine, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Beals, Washington, Maine, United States.
English: from the Middle English personal name Ally, Alli, as forms such as Johannes filius Alli (Norfolk, 1205) make clear. It may be a pet form of Alexander , Alan , Alice , or Alison , or a survival of Old Danish Alli, Old Swedish Alle, found as Alli in the Domesday Book.
In some cases also an altered form of French Hallé (see Halle 2) or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.
Variant of Allee 2, a surname of French origin.