Joseph Edgar Alyea

1868–1951 (Age 83)
Ameliasburg, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Joseph Edgar

When Joseph Edgar Alyea was born in 1868, in Ameliasburg, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada, his father, James Alyea, was 34 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Sagar, was 27. He married Emma Stoneberg on 27 December 1893. He died in 1951, at the age of 83.

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Joseph Edgar Alyea
Emma Stoneberg
Marriage: 27 December 1893

Spouse & Children

27 December 1893

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World Events (5)


Age 1

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 15

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.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 38

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

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 (1)

  • Joseph E Alyea in household of James Alyea, "Canada Census, 1881"

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