Reuben Alley

1818–1842 (Age 24)
Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life of Reuben

When Reuben Alley was born on 4 January 1818, in Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States, his father, John Alley III, was 35 and his mother, Mary Gray, was 20. He died on 8 November 1842, in Maine, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Newagen Cemetery, Southport, Lincoln, Maine, United States.

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John Alley III
Mary Gray
Rebecca Anne Alley
Reuben Alley
Albion Alley
Mary Alley
Samuel Alley
Thomas Alley
Orin Alley
William H. Alley
Mary Lydia Alley

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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 2

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

Age 7

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)

  • Reuben P Alley, "Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990"
  • Reuben P Alley, "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980"
  • Reuben P Alley, "Maine, J. Gary Nichols Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1999"

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