John Henry Alvey

Brief Life History of John Henry

When John Henry Alvey was born on 29 October 1849, in Meade, Kentucky, United States, his father, Henry Alvey Jr., was 27 and his mother, Anna Survilla Warren, was 22. He married Sarah Ann Demarest on 24 November 1874, in McLean, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in McLean, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 4 West Louisville, Daviess, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 2 July 1906, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Saint Alphonsus Cemetery, Saint Joseph, Daviess, Kentucky, United States.

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John Henry Alvey
Sarah Ann Demarest
Marriage: 24 November 1874
Archie Andrew Alvey
James Henry Alvey
Mary Margaret Alvey
Leona Elizabeth Alvey
Angela Clara Alvey
Amy Coletta Alvey
Thomas Overton Alvey
John Benedict Alvey
Annie Velora Alvey

Sources (17)

  • John H Alvy in household of Henery Alvy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John N Alvey, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • John Henry Alvey, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.


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


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: either from the Middle English male personal name Alfwy (Old English Ælfwīg ‘elf battle’) or the female name Alvy (Old English Ælfgifu ‘elf gift’), or a shortened form of the male name Alvin (see Elvin ).

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

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