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Abraham Alley
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1803
Missouri, USA
Death: May 16, 1862
Colorado County
Texas, USA

Son of Catharine Baker & Thomas Alley.(French Huguenot decent)

Came to Texas in 1822 with his brothers: John C. & Thomas V. Alley. The Alley Family had been acquainted with Stephen F. Austin's family in Missouri.

Abraham and his brothers sailed from New Orleans on the schooner "James Lawrence" and landed on the West end of Galveston Island. They travelled from Galveston on foot to Fort Bend Settlement on the Brazos River. The 3 brothers then travelled to be with a half brother, Rawson Alley, who had settled on the Colorado River in 1821. Abraham's brother, John C. Alley & 2 friends was canoeing up the Colorado River, when attacked by Karankawa Indians near the mouth of Skull Creek. John C. Alley was killed, July,1822. Abraham's brother Thomas V. Alley was on a campaign against the Waco and Tonkawa Indians, Spring of 1826, when he fell from his horse while crossing the Colorado River and drowned.


On April 26,1835,Abraham Married Nancy Miller,daughter John and Elizabeth (Payne) Miller (Early Texas Pioneers)
Abraham and Nancy were the parents of five children.

Abraham was a TEXAS VOLUNTEER GUARD during the Texas Revolution. He was assigned to escort women and children to the Trinity River during the "Runaway Scrape" For his service he was awarded several hundred acres of land in Leon County,Texas.

December 1837, Abraham was appointed President of the Colorado Committe on the state land bill.



 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Miller Alley (1817 - 1893)
 
 Children:
  Mary E Alley Dawson (1844 - 1903)*
  John Ross Alley (1847 - 1926)*
  William W Alley (1849 - 1944)*
  Amenda L Alley (1852 - 1862)*
  Daniel Payne Alley (1854 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alleyton Cemetery
Alleyton
Colorado County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: flgrl
Record added: Mar 09, 2010
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Abraham Alley
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Abraham Alley
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Unfortunately, Abraham Alley is not buried in the Alleyton Cemetery. He is a few miles away in the Alley Family Cemetery off of FM102 between Alleyton and Eagle Lake.
- MarilynB
 Added: Jul. 14, 2012

- nancy murray
 Added: Mar. 17, 2010
 
 
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