John Alyea

1855–1949 (Age 93)
Medina, Ridgeway, Orleans, New York, United States

The Life of John

When John Alyea was born on 19 June 1855, in Medina, Ridgeway, Orleans, New York, United States, his father, John Henry Alyea, was 28 and his mother, Catherine Moon, was 27. He married Olive Philomena Emory on 20 October 1886, in Northumberland, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1949, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Alyea
1855–1949
Olive Philomena Emory
1866–1940
Marriage: 20 October 1886
Florence Olivett Elyea
1888–1951
Pearl Georgiana Alyea
1890–
Sherman Alva Alyea
1892–1963
Nelson Perry Alyea
1893–
Lillian Louise Alyea
1896–1989
Ralph Byron Alyea
1898–1977
Angus Alyea
1900–1972
John Melvin Alyea
1905–
Charlotte Alyea
1907–1999
Calvin Alyea
1909–1989

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
20 October 1886
Northumberland, Ontario, Canada
children

(10)

  • Florence Olivett Elyea

    Female1888–1951Female

  • Pearl Georgiana Alyea

    Female1890–Female

  • Male1892–1963Male

  • Nelson Perry Alyea

    Male1893–Male

  • Female1896–1989Female

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Henry Alyea

    Male1827–1902Male

  • Catherine Moon

    Female1827–1915Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 24

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of a French Canadian name, probably Allier (of Germanic origin, from adalhari ‘noble army’) or Elier, Hélier, variants of Hilaire ( see Hillary ).

Possible Related Names

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

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Question

I think this is a different John because of birth places maybe

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Sources (3)

  • John Alyea, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Byron Alyea in household of Sherman Alva Alyea, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Alyea, "United States Census, 1920"

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