Jan John Alyea

1768–1834 (Age 65)
Paramus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Jan John

When Jan John Alyea was born on 3 June 1768, in Paramus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, his father, Isaac Alyea, was 36 and his mother, Annatje Mors Demarest, was 27. He married Maria Banta on 27 June 1790, in Hackensack, Bergen, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1834, in Ameliasburgh, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 66.

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Jan John Alyea
Maria Banta
Marriage: 27 June 1790
Isaac Alyea
Mary Polly Alyea
Jacob Cornelius Alyea
Rachel Alyea
Samuel Alyea
Peter Alyea
Hannah Alyea
Katherine Alyea
William Alyea
Catherine Alyea

Spouse & Children

27 June 1790
Hackensack, Bergen, New Jersey, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 7

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 18

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Jan Aljee, "New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970"
  • Jan John Alyea, 'Geni World Family Tree' on MyHeritage
  • Jan Aljee, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1985"

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