Gertrude R Alley (1851 - 1923)

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Kings County, New York

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Sarah (Alley) Deskins & brothers, KY 1923

Sarah (Alley) Deskins & brothers, KY 1923

Jim Lafferty friends 1923a

Jim Lafferty friends 1923a

orbra alley

orbra alley

NANCY JANE ALLEY WOMACK WITH CHILDREN

NANCY JANE ALLEY WOMACK WITH CHILDREN

Robert Seavey & Maria (Alley) Seavey

Robert Seavey & Maria (Alley) Seavey

Asa & Annie (Faulkingham) Seavey

Asa & Annie (Faulkingham) Seavey

Alley, Hannah (nee Stevenson), 2

Alley, Hannah (nee Stevenson), 2

Alley, Hannah (nee Stevenson)

Alley, Hannah (nee Stevenson)

E. V. Moore and Ellis Alley at family home

E. V. Moore and Ellis Alley at family home

Grandman and Grandpa Alley's Wedding Photo

Grandman and Grandpa Alley's Wedding Photo

Brockman, Alley, Blair Families

Brockman, Alley, Blair Families

James Alley Family

James Alley Family

Marvin Alley

Marvin Alley

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Sarah (Alley) Deskins & brothers, KY 1923 Jim Lafferty friends 1923a orbra alley NANCY JANE ALLEY WOMACK WITH CHILDREN

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1851 - In the year that Gertrude R Alley was born, on March 27th, the first recorded visit of white men to Yosemite Valley occurred. The Mariposa Battalion, chasing Native Americans, went into the valley. One man, Dr. Lafayette Bunnell, wrote "the grandeur of the scene was but softened by the haze that hung over the valley -- light as gossamer -- and by the clouds which partially dimmed the higher cliffs and mountains. This obscurity of vision but increased the awe with which I beheld it, and as I looked, a peculiar exalted sensation seemed to fill my whole being, and I found my eyes in tears with emotion."

1862 - She was merely 11 years old when on July 1st, the Bureau of Internal Revenue was created. Established to raise funds for the Civil War, income tax was supposed to be temporary and was allowed to expire 10 years later. The Internal Revenue Service was created in the early 20th century.

1871 - At the age of 20 years old, Gertrude was alive when on July 20th, British Columbia became the 6th province of Canada. While Vancouver is the largest city in British Columbia, Victoria was chosen as the capital..

1914 - At the age of 63 years old, Gertrude was alive when in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

1923 - In the year of Gertrude R Alley's passing, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

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Gertrude R Alley died on March 23, 1923 in New York at 72 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. She was born around 1851. We have no information about Gertrude's family.

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