|Birth: ||Nov. 18, 1842|
|Death: ||Apr. 24, 1921|
New Mexico, USA
A Woodman of the World
William Henry Harrison Allison, b. Nov. 18, 1842, in Cooper county Mo.; m., April 18, 1873, Mae Amanda Williams, daughter of Samuel K. Williams, of Fairfield county, Ohio, and McDonald county, Mo., who died Feb., 1886.
She was born Aug. 2, 1852, in Lancaster, Fairfield county, Ohio.
Mr. Allison was educated in the common schools and two years in an academy. Was a teacher, then a lawyer. He was assistant United States marshal for taking the Jiinth census in the north half of Cooper county, Mo. He was deputy assessor and deputy collector in the same county in 1868- Justice of the peace for four years, and in Nov., 1870, was elected superintendent of registration of voters for Cooper county on the Republican ticket, but did not qualify.
He went to Neosho, Newton county, Mo., in Aug., 1871, and practised law. Went to Colorado in 1876, and engaged in business, as the state of his health demanded active life. He removed to New Mexico in 1870, which is now his home, and is in business. He served in the home guard, in Col. Parker's regiment, in the fall of 1864, at Sedalia, Mo., and thinks that "treason should be made odious." He voted for Lincoln in 1864. He is a Republican in Politics, a Methodist in religion.
Has served as superintendent of Sabbath school, and class leader. Residence, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Children :
Hugh Nathaniel Allison,b. Feb. 21, 1874. He is a steam engineer.
Nannie Kate Allison,^ b. July 4, 1876; d. Oct. 12, 1876.
Fletcher James Allison, b. March 20, 1878. In school.
Ruth Goodrich Allison, b. June 7, 1880.
Seldon Coke Allison,b. Jan. 20, 1882; d. June 29, 1884.
Nathaniel Thompson Allison,b. Cooper county. Mo., Jan. 24, 1846.
Printer and teacher. He served a year in the 2Sth Regiment Illinois Volunteers in the late war. He enlisted March 13, 1865; was discharged March 13, 1866. He has the degrees of A. B. and A. M. He is one of the publishers of the Columbus Star-Courier. Resides Columbus, Kansas. Is a Democrat in politics. He married, November, 1868, Nannie, daughter of Guinn and Artamasia (Ellison) Morton. Her father was a native of Kentucky. She was born in Cooper county, Mo., May 16, 1848; died iii Bolivar, Mo., Nov. 20, 1879.
He married, second, Mrs. Jannette (Martin) Cook, daughter of James Martin, a native of Poughkeepsie, N. Y., a resident of St. Louis, Mo., and his wife, Anna Mayfield (Waton) Martin. Mrs. Allison was born in Cole county. Mo., Oct. 2, 1845. Resided in Clinton, Mo., and now in Columbus, Kan. Children:
Nathaniel T Allison (1798 - 1877)
Ruth Goodrich Allison (1806 - 1886)
Mae Amanda Williams Allison (1852 - 1897)
Ruth Goodrich Allison (1880 - 1902)*
Fairview Memorial Park
New Mexico, USA
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Record added: May 23, 2009
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