James " A" Earley

27 October 1835–
Dukenfield,, England

The Life of James " A"

James " A" Earley was born on 27 October 1835. He married Hannah Beaumont on 7 March 1872, in Paterson Township, Passaic, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died in Paterson Township, Passaic, New Jersey, United States.

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James " A" Earley
Hannah Beaumont
Marriage: 7 March 1872
John Henry Eastwood
Alfred Earley
Albert Earley

Spouse and Children

7 March 1872
Paterson Township, Passaic, New Jersey, United States


    John Henry Eastwood


    Alfred Earley



World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 2

Paterson was originally formed as a township from portions of Acquackanonk Township on April 11, 1831, while the area was still part of Essex County. Paterson became part of newly created Passaic County on February 7, 1837. It was incorporated as a city on April 14, 1851, based on the results of a referendum held that day. The city was reincorporated on March 14, 1861.[29]
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 31

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

1 Irish and English: variant spelling of Early .2 Americanized spelling of German Ehrle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Earley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Eastwood in entry for John Henry Eastwood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Earley, "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988"

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