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Rev William Jacob Allison
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1795
Hardin County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 1851
Coles County
Illinois, USA

Husband of: #1: Eliza Lewis, #2: Edith Everett.
William was a medical doctor as well as minister.

He was the son of John Allison (c1770-Bef 1803) and Rebecca Vertrees Allison (1772-c1802)

FROM A LETTER WRITTEN BY BERENIECE FREELAND HUTCHINGS, GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER OF
WILLIAM AND EDITH EVERETT ALLISON, FEB. 1995:

"William Allison (b. 1794-died 1854) was born in Hardin County, KY. He was married (first) to Eliza Lewis). Seven children were born. She died in 1831 and in 1832 he married Edith (Blackman) Everett. Coles County, Ill. history says she was born in Wayne Co., NC. She was living in Washington County, Ind. when they were married. Wm Allison and first wife had moved from Ky to Washington Co., Ind. in 1825. Seven children were born to William Allison and Edith Everett Allison. Wm. Allison (B. 1794) was an itinerant Methodist preacher and studied medicine and was licensed to practice medicine in 1832. In 1833 Dr. Allison and family moved to Etna, Coles Co., Ill. where he practiced medicine until his death in 1854. Etna, Ill was settled by a group of Methodists, so perhaps that is why the Allsions moved there.
Dr. Allsion occasionally preached as well as doctored.
The children of Wm. F. Allison and Edith (Blackman) Everett (born Feb 11, 1811 in Wayne Co., NC were:

Eliza Jane, Alfred Everett, Charles Wesley, Anna Mary, James McKendrell, Robert, William Fisk

Children by his first marriage to Eliza Brown Lewis were:
William L, John Lewis, Joseph L, Francis A "Frank", Susan E, and two babies. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Edith Blackman Everett Allison (1811 - 1870)*
 
 Children:
  James M Allison*
  William L Allison (1815 - 1899)*
  John Lewis Allison (1821 - 1864)*
  Eliza Jane Allison Hart (1833 - 1870)*
  Alfred E. Allison (1835 - 1862)*
  Charles Wesley Allison (1837 - 1919)*
  Robert Allison (1845 - 1848)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
At the top: Rev Wm Allison
 
Burial:
Campground Cemetery
Paradise
Coles County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Chrissy Paul
Originally Created by: Mary Crawford
Record added: Oct 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59708561
Rev William Jacob Allison
Added by: Chrissy Paul
 
Rev William Jacob Allison
Added by: Chrissy Paul
 
Rev William Jacob Allison
Added by: Chrissy Paul
 
 
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- Vickye Blatherwick
 Added: Dec. 23, 2013
 
 
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