William H. Alley

1835–1898 (Age 63)
Southport, Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life of William H.

When William H. Alley was born in 1835, in Southport, Lincoln, Maine, United States, his father, John Alley, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Dockendorff, was 33. He had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Sarah Catherine Nickerson. He lived in Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States in 1850. He died on 21 July 1898, in Southport, Lincoln, Maine, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Southport, Lincoln, Maine, United States.

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William H. Alley
Sarah Catherine Nickerson
Clara Alley
Howard McClintock Alley
Betsey Alley
Melville Alley
Maggie May Alley
Amby Malloch Alley
Sarah Nickerson Alley
Thurman E. Alley

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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 7

Historical Boundaries - 1842: Lincoln, Maine, United States

Age 28

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)

  • William Alley in household of John Alley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William W Alley in household of John Alley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Alley, "United States Census, 1870"

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