David Jesse Alley Sr

6 June 1791–7 June 1834 (Age 43)
Russell, Virginia, United States

The Life of David Jesse

When David Jesse Alley Sr was born on 6 June 1791, in Russell, Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Joseph Alley Sr, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Jane Green, was 31. He married Nancy Jane Kilgore about 1816, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Wythe, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died on 7 June 1834, in Scott, Virginia, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Abijah Alley Cemetery, Scott, Virginia, United States.

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David Jesse Alley Sr
Nancy Jane Kilgore
Marriage: about 1816
Robert Alley
Thomas Alley
James S Alley
David Jesse Alley
Mary Ann Jane Alley

Spouse and Children

about 1816
Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Walter Watson Alley



    James Alley


    Amelia Emily Alley



+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 9

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 12

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name, Alli, Alleye, as forms such as Johannes filius Alli (Norfolk, 1205 ) make clear. This is of Scandinavian origin, cognate with Old Danish Alli, Old Swedish Alle.2 Americanized form of French Hallé ( see Halley ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • David Ally, "United States Census, 1850"
  • David Ally in entry for Robt Ally, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
  • David in entry for James Alley, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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