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Origin of Oley

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Origin of Oley, Meaning of Oley

Origin: James Hooley was born 1790-1804 in Ireland. He had two sons, Richard M., b. 1822 & John, b. 1824, Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland. James was a merchant and moved his family to Manchester, England 1824-1832. Moved to the U.S. in the 1840's. They were in the theatrical business, B'klyn & Chicago. They had a sister named Nancy Hooley, b. 1832. There also was a Mary Hooley (single), b. 1846 England also living with the family in 1860 in New York City.
Surnames: HOOLEY
Submitted by: Ken Gruschow
Origin of Oley, Meaning of Oley

Origin: The lee of a sloe. Derived from sla, Anglo-Saxon, the root meaning is strike. Vocabulary includes slayer, slaughter, sly, and slap.
Surnames: Sloley
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