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James H. Alley
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1833
Death: Apr. 29, 1917

Beloved Citizen Gone: Mr. James H.Alley, eighty four years of age, a beloved and highly esteemed citizen, passed away at ten o'clock Sunday night, Apr.29,1917, surrounded by members of his family. Following a severe cold and a spell of lagrippe from which he suffered last fall, he had been in failing health for several months, but had only been confined to his home and bed about a month when the end came. The funeral services were solemnized on Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock from the family residence, and the remains were followed to their last resting place in the Forrest City Cemetery by a large concourse of friends, Rev.J.F.E.Bates officiating. Deceased was a native of Alabama, and was born at Madison in that state, Jan.9,1833. In early boyhood he removed to Marshall Co., Miss., making their home near the Marsahll institute. In 1860 he was married to to Miss Ophelia McCombs, of Red Banks, Miss., and their union was blessed with four children, viz:Dr.W.H.Alley, Jr., James L.Alley, Mrs. Eva (E.M.)Cherry of Dallas, Texas, and Mrs. Pearl (A.J.) Vaccaro, all of whom with their mother survive. Deceased served in the Confederate army as a member of Co.F-2nd Kentucky Cavalry, under Capt.Tom Weber, Col. Bassil Duke, and General John Morgan, and his valor and courage thoughout that memorable struggle will remain as a heritage of honor to those of his blood whom he has left behind. The deceased has long been a citizen of St.Francis county and Forrest City, having removed here with his family thirty four years ago from Byhalia, Miss. Peace to his ashes. Forrest City Herald May 4,1917
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Suggestion: I am hoping you might create parental links for James H. Alley. His father was Henry Alley, # 34217763. His mother was Martha B. (Isham) Alley, #34217819. James H. Alley was the brother of my 2gr-grandfather, John H. Alley. Thank you very much for your time and attention.

Arlene Schroeder
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1880 United States Federal Census about James H. Alley
Name: James H. Alley
Home in 1880: Byhalia, Marshall, Mississippi
Age: 47
Estimated birth year: abt 1833
Birthplace: Alabama
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: O. E.
Father's birthplace: Virginia
Mother's birthplace: Kentucky
Occupation: Dry Goods Merchant
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members:
Name Age
James H. Alley 47
O. E. Alley 39
W. H. Alley 18-Medical Student
Eva May Alley 15-School
Pirl R. Alley 8-School
James L. Alley 1-At Home
Sallie Goodwin 5-Niece 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Alley (1800 - 1875)
  Martha B. Isham Alley (1806 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Ophelia Eudora McCombs Alley (1840 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  William H. Alley (1861 - 1923)*
  Eva Maye Cherry (1865 - 1929)*
  Pearl Alley Vaccaro (1872 - 1955)*
  James Lucius Alley (1879 - 1952)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Jane Alley Smith (1827 - 1911)*
  John Henry Alley (1829 - 1869)*
  James H. Alley (1833 - 1917)
  William D. Alley (1836 - ____)*
  Anna J. Alley Davis (1838 - 1910)*
  Mary Frances Alley Ballard (1844 - 1927)*
  Thomas R. Alley (1846 - 1922)*
  David Albert Alley (1850 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forrest City Cemetery (Original City Cemetery)
Forrest City
St. Francis County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Paul V. Isbell
Record added: Jun 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38882319
 


- Annie H Darracott 791, UDC - Lakeland, FL
 Added: Jun. 17, 2012
Rest in peace.
- Arlene Schroeder
 Added: Sep. 9, 2009
 
 
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