Jemima Alyea

1791–1859 (Age 67)
Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Jemima

When Jemima Alyea was born on 3 November 1791, in Dutchess, New York, United States, her father, Peter Alyea, was 37 and her mother, Martyntje Bertolf, was 38. She married Tunis Lewis House on 21 November 1809, in Sussex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 8 February 1859, in Pleasant Valley, Dutchess, New York, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Oswego, New York, United States.

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Jemima Alyea
Tunis Lewis House
Marriage: 21 November 1809
Hiram K House
Minnie Ann House or Rousey

Spouse & Children

21 November 1809
Sussex, New Jersey, United States


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World Events (7)

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.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 6

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 21

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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 (2)

  • Jemima Elyea, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Jemima Alyea, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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