James Alyea

1834–1899 (Age 65)
Ameliasburgh, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada

The Life of James

When James Alyea was born on 1 January 1834, in Ameliasburgh, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada, his father, Peter Alyea, was 32 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Shears, was 28. He married Mary Elizabeth Sagar on 5 October 1858, in Northumberland and Durham, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 21 February 1899, in Ameliasburgh, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 65, and was buried in Albury, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

James Alyea
1834–1899
Mary Elizabeth Sagar
1841–1911
Marriage: 5 October 1858
William Alyea
1860–1926
Anna Elisabeth Alyea
1861–1935
Wilmont Herman Alyea
1864–1944
Gilbert Alyea
1866–1926
Joseph Edgar Alyea
1868–1951
Gordon Alyea
1870–1892
George Nelson Alyea
1872–1944
Alma Etta Alyea
1877–1960
Melissa Alyea
1885–1967

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
5 October 1858
Northumberland and Durham, Ontario, Canada
children

(9)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(14)

  • John Alyea

    Male1825–1893Male

  • John Henry Alyea

    Male1827–1902Male

  • David Alyea

    Male1829–1900Male

  • Samuel Alyea

    Male1830–1896Male

  • Phoebe Ann Alyea

    Female1832–1916Female

+9 More Children

World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 33

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 35

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 49

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

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)

  • James Alyea, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • James Alyea in entry for Austin Reddick and Alina Etta Alyea, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • James Alyea in entry for George Alyea and Jennie Pymer, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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