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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Family Time Line

Johannes Pietersen Alyea
1721–1792
Annetje Bisset
1725–
Marriage: 13 March 1745
Mary Alee D'Ailly
1704–1785
Margarit Alyea
1747–1806
Jan " John" Alyea
1751–1813
Elsie Alyea
1756–1801
Albert Alyea
1759–
David Alyea
1761–
Rachel Alyea
1762–
Annetje Alyea
1766–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 March 1745
New Jersey, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1775

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."
1776

Age 55

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

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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