Nov. 6, 1882 Conneaut Lake Crawford County Pennsylvania, USA
Nov. 19, 1942 Greenville Mercer County Pennsylvania, USA
Husband of Dessa Mae (Brown) Ralya. Son of William C. Ralya and Isadora (Smead) Ralya. Alva's mother died when he was seven and his father died when he was fifteen. Alva was the father of one boy and three girls.