Rebecca Anne Alley

1815–1849 (Age 34)
Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life of Rebecca Anne

When Rebecca Anne Alley was born about 1815, in Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States, her father, John Alley III, was 33 and her mother, Mary Gray, was 17. She married Ebenezer Lewis on 3 December 1839, in Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 28 May 1849, at the age of 34.

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Rebecca Anne Alley
Ebenezer Lewis
Marriage: 3 December 1839
Lewis Pickhard Lewis
Mary Elizabeth Lewis
James Alden Lewis
Capt. John W. Lewis

Spouse & Children

3 December 1839
Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States


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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 5

Maine is the 23rd state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 10

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.

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)

  • Rebecca Ann Alley, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Rebecca Ann Alley, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Rebecca Ann Alley, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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