Johannes Pietersen Alyea

1721–1792 (Age 70)
Hackensack, Bergen, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Johannes Pietersen

When Johannes Pietersen Alyea was born on 5 February 1721, in Hackensack, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, his father, Pieter Alyea, was 36 and his mother, Margritie Albertse Van Voorhees, was 26. He married Annetje Bisset on 13 March 1745, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1792, at the age of 71.

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Johannes Pietersen Alyea
Annetje Bisset
Marriage: 13 March 1745
Mary Alee D'Ailly
Margarit Alyea
Jan " John" Alyea
Elsie Alyea
Albert Alyea
David Alyea
Rachel Alyea
Annetje Alyea

Spouse & Children

13 March 1745
New Jersey, United States


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World Events (3)


Age 54

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 55

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 55

New Jersey is the 3rd state.

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)

  • Hannis Alye, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1985"
  • Johannes Alliee, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Hannes Alyee in entry for Elsie Alyee, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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