Jasper Newton Alyea

Moral Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jasper Newton

When Jasper Newton Alyea was born on 21 March 1884, in Moral Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States, his father, Albert Alyea, was 38 and his mother, Hannah Smith, was 38. He married Pearl E Barrett on 28 August 1917, in Indiana, Marion, Iowa, United States.

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Jasper Newton Alyea
Pearl E Barrett
Marriage: 28 August 1917

Spouse & Children

28 August 1917
Indiana, Marion, Iowa, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Albert Alyea


  • Hannah Smith




  • Frances A Alyea


  • James S. Alyea


  • Cora B Alyea


  • Female1874–1956Female

  • Clara Donas Alyea


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 22

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 32

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Jasper N Alye in household of Abert Alye, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph N. Alyea, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"
  • Jasper M. Alyea, "Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992"

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