Joseph Alyea

1759–1783 (Age 23)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Alyea was born on 27 June 1759, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Isaac Alyea, was 27 and his mother, Annatje Mors Demarest, was 19. He died in 1783, in Sussex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Alyea
1732–1805
Annatje Mors Demarest
1740–1782
Peter Alyea
1754–1800
Margrietje Alyea
1757–1794
Joseph Alyea
1759–1783
David Alyea
1761–1766
David Isaac Alyea
1766–1844
Jan John Alyea
1768–1834
Jacob Alyea
1771–1821

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World Events (4)

1775

Age 16

"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."
1776

Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780

Age 21

"Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

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 (2)

  • Joseph Alyea, 'Geni World Family Tree' on MyHeritage
  • Joseph Alyee, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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