Orin Alley

1823–
Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life of Orin

When Orin Alley was born in October 1823, in Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States, his father, John Alley III, was 41 and his mother, Mary Gray, was 25. He had at least 1 daughter with Catherine Kreagle.

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Orin Alley
1823–
Catherine Kreagle
1815–
Catherine M Alley
1855–1943

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children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 9

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.
1863

Age 40

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Orrin Alley in household of John Alley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Queen Ally, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Orren Alley, "United States Census, 1860"

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