John Readford Alyea

1806–1893 (Age 87)
Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of John Readford

When John Readford Alyea was born on 14 February 1806, in Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey, United States, his father, David Isaac Alyea, was 40 and his mother, Rebecca Ingersoll, was 37. He married Susanna Thompson on 7 January 1830, in Butler, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Boone Township, Porter, Indiana, United States in 1860. He died on 23 December 1893, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

John Readford Alyea
1806–1893
Susanna Thompson
1811–1849
Marriage: 7 January 1830
Elizabeth Ann Alyea
1831–1898
Pheobe Jane Alyea
1833–1920
Robert Thompson Alyea
1833–1906
David Alyea
1835–
Readford Alyea
1838–
Phoebe Alyea
1840–1897
Cynthia Alyea
1842–
Eliza C. Alyea
1845–1927
Eliza Catherine Alyea
1845–1927
Alice Electa Alyea
1849–1849

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
7 January 1830
Butler, Ohio, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

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World Events (8)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1816

Age 10

Indiana is the 19th state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 24

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • John K Alyea, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John R Alyea, "United States Census, 1840"
  • John R Alyea, "United States Census, 1850"

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