Joseph Alyea

1788–1867 (Age 79)
Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Alyea was born in 1788, in Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey, United States, his father, David Isaac Alyea, was 22 and his mother, Rebecca Ingersoll, was 19. He married Alyea from January 1815 to December 1815, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in New Boston, Mercer, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 30 October 1867, in Mercer, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in New Boston Cemetery, New Boston Township, Mercer, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Alyea
Marriage: from January 1815 to December 1815
Rebecca Alyea

Spouse & Children

  • Male1788–1867Male

  • Alyea


from January 1815 to December 1815
New Jersey, United States


  • Rebecca Alyea


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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1790 · Trenton - State Capital

Age 2

Trenton, New Jersey officially became the state capital in 1790. The first state governor would be William Livingston.

Age 24

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of a French Canadian name, probably Allier (of Germanic origin, from adalhari ‘noble army’) or Elier, Hélier, variants of Hilaire ( see Hillary ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Alyea, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Alyea, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Alyea, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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