August Earl Alley

9 April 1896–March 1985 (Age 88)
Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States

The Life of August Earl

When August Earl Alley was born on 9 April 1896, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, his father, Thomas T Alley, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Veitch, was 21. He had at least 2 daughters with Lizzie May Gabert. He died in March 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 88.

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August Earl Alley
Lizzie May Gabert
Mary L Alley
Susie Elizabeth Alley

Spouse and Children


    Lizzie May Gabert




    Mary L Alley


    Susie Elizabeth Alley


Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Veitch





    James Toliver Alley


    Ina Louise Alley


    Annie S Allay


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 16

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Earle Allay in household of Thomas T Allay, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Earle Alley in household of Thomas Alley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Earle Alley in household of T T Alley, "United States Census, 1910"

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