Captain Andrew Alley

September 1825–15 May 1872 (Age 46)
Jonesport, Washington, Maine, United States

The Life of Captain Andrew

When Captain Andrew Alley was born in September 1825, in Jonesport, Washington, Maine, United States, his father, 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.

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Captain Andrew Alley
Priscilla Bryant
Marriage: 1847
Charles Alley
Christiana Alley
Rosina Alley
John Alley
Andrew Jackson Alley
Sarah O Alley
George Washington Alley

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Jonesport, Washington, Maine, United States


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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 7

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.
1838 · The Aroostook War

Age 13

"An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or ""Pork and Beans War"". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears."

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name, Alli, Alleye, as forms such as Johannes filius Alli (Norfolk, 1205 ) make clear. This is of Scandinavian origin, cognate with Old Danish Alli, Old Swedish Alle.2 Americanized form of French Hallé ( see Halley ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew Alley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Andrew Alley in household of John Alley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Andrew Alley, "United States Census, 1860"

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