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John Wilcoxen Allison
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Birth: Aug. 3, 1841
New Manchester
Hancock County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1909
Hookstown
Beaver County
Pennsylvania, USA

In 1841, the state of WV was still the state of VA and the county of Hancock was still the county of Brooke. Therefore, John was technically born in Brooke Co., VA.

OBITUARY: East Liverpool Evening Review, East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH Wednesday, 10 Feb 1909. Pg. 5.

John W. Allison

Prominent Hancock County Resident Passes Away After A Long And Useful Life.

John W. Allison, aged 68 years, one of the best know citizens in Beaver county, died at his home in Hookstown at 2:35 o'clock Tuesday afternoon from a complication of diseases. Mr. Allison was a veteran of the Civil war and participated in a number of important battles of the Rebellion. He was formerly a resident of Hancock county, being born and residing in the vicinity of Asbury chapel. When the Civil war broke out and the two extremes of the county were engaged in a deadly conflict, the Twelfth West Virginia Volunteer Infantry under Col. Hooker Brown, was organized. Mr. Allison was among the original members to enlist. The regiment went to the front and established a record of bravery and fearlessness in the face of the enemy. After residing in this county for a quarter of a century, he removed his home to Hookstown, Pa., where he passed the remainder of his life. His character was of the highest. His esteem in the public mind was remarkable. He is one of the most popular men who ever resided in this county. Beside his wife, the following children survive: Harry, John L., George and Bird, all of Hookstown: Mrs. T. S. Campbell, of Chester; Mrs. Jesse Campbell and Mrs. William Laughlin, of Klondike, East Liverpool, and Mrs. Abe Lyon, of Hookstown. The following brothers also survive: I.F. Allison, of Chester, William H. and Alexander S. of the Asbury chapel district. Brief funeral services will be conducted at the home at 3:30 o'clock this afternoon. The regular services will be held at the Asbury chapel at 12 o'clock tomorrow morning. Burial will be made in Fairview cemetery.

OBITUARY: East Liverpool Tribune, East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH, Wednesday, 10 Feb 1909, pg. 2.

John W. Allison.

Died Yesterday Afternoon at His Home in Hookstown.

John W. Allison, veteran of the Civil war and a well known citizen of Hookstown, Pa., died at 2:25 o'clock yesterday afternoon from a complication of diseases, aged 68 years. Short services will be held at the residence at 3:30 o'clock this afternoon. Tomorrow morning the friends will proceed with the remains to Asbury chapel, this county, were the regular services will be held at 12 o'clock. Interment will be made in the Fairview cemetery, where rest the remains of other deceased members of the family. Mr. Allison was born and reared in Hancock county in the neighborhood of what is now known as the Asbury chapel district, was widely known and highly esteemed. He served for three years in the Civil war as a member of the Twelfth West Virginia Volunteer Infantry, Col. Hooker Brown's old regiment, and has a splendid soldier record. Of a retiring disposition, he lived a quiet life. He was one of those sterling characters who give stability to the community in which they reside, and it was said of him that his word was as good as his hand. He removed from Hancock county 25 years ago, since which time he had resided in and about Hookstown. He is survived by his wife and the following sons and daughters: Hardy, John L., George and Bird, all of Hookstown; Mrs. T. B. Campbell of Chester; Mrs. Jesse Campbell and Mrs. William Laughlin, of Klondyke, East Liverpool, and Mrs. Abe Lyon of Hookstown. The following brothers also survive: I. F. Allison of Chester, and William H. and Alexander S., of the Asbury chapel neighborhood.

NOTE: Fairview Cemetery is now called Flats Cemetery.

The Civil War "Honorably Discharged" medal, issued by the state of West Virginia, was claimed by Theodore E. Lewis from the West Virginia State Archives in 1990. In June 2005, Ted gave the medal to his cousin, George A. Allison, Jr., the gr-gr-grandson of the soldier.

Allison lineage back to Thomas Allanson, English extraction, London.

Thomas Allanson/Mary Roberts
Charles Allanson/ ? Posey
Thomas Allison/Barbary Burch
Charles Allison/Barbara Moore
James Allison/Nancy ?
Thomas Allison/Mary Bailey
Robert B. Allison/Blanche Wilcoxen
John Wilcoxen Allison
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert B. Allison (1814 - 1861)
  Blanche Wilcoxen Allison (1821 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Ellen Jackson Allison (1841 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  William Hardy-Ellsworth Allison (1862 - 1932)*
  John Lincoln Allison (1864 - 1951)*
  Mary Bell Allison Lyon (1866 - 1941)*
  Luella Matilda Allison Campbell (1868 - 1963)*
  Elizabeth A. Allison (1871 - 1885)*
  George Alexander Allison (1872 - 1947)*
  Sarah Rosetta Allison Campbell (1874 - 1957)*
  Samuel L. Allison (1875 - 1892)*
  Margaret May Allison Laughlin (1876 - 1957)*
  Robert Andrew Allison (1878 - 1952)*
  Pinky Junetta Allison (1880 - 1888)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Allison (1839 - 1885)*
  John Wilcoxen Allison (1841 - 1909)
  Elizabeth J. Allison Allison (1843 - 1905)*
  William Hardy Allison (1846 - 1931)*
  Alexander Stogdal Allison (1850 - 1939)*
  Isaac Fowler Allison (1852 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Flats Cemetery
New Manchester
Hancock County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: George Alexander Allison...
Record added: Nov 16, 2005
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John Wilcoxen Allison
Added by: George Alexander Allison, Jr.
 
John Wilcoxen Allison
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John Wilcoxen Allison
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