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Fisher Allison
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1815, England
Death: 1878, USA

Husband of Jane Gilliland Van Buskirk
Son of John & Jane (Shaw) Allison

Father also of Joseph Fisher Allison
Sarah Ann Allison Eick

He was born in Keswick, Cumberland county, England, Aug. 13, 1815 ; married, Oct, 25, 1837, Jane Gilleland, daughter of Isaac Van Buskisk.

He worked upon a farm near Moser, England, until his 19th year, when he emigrated from Keswick to Vaughan, a place near Toronto, Canada, in 1835. He removed to Dixon, IL, in 1840, and on September 6 of that year he removed to Elkhorn Grove, Carroll county, IL, where he resided till his death, March 8, 1878.

He was chairman of the board of supervisors of Carroll county. IL, for a number of years. In the early days of Carroll county, churches were few, and ministers regularly installed were scarce.

Mr. Allison often officiated as a local Methodist minister in a gratuitous manner to appreciative congregations. He raised a family of thirteen children. Four of his sons went into the Union army ; two were killed and another seriously wounded in the service. 
Family links: 
  Jane G. Van Buskirk Allison (1816 - 1904)*
  Joseph Fisher Allison (1838 - 1920)*
  John Huss Allison (1841 - 1862)*
  William Allison (1843 - 1865)*
  Sarah Ann Allison Eick (1845 - 1921)*
  Charles W. Allison (1850 - 1943)*
  Isaac Allison (1851 - 1904)*
  Susanna Allison (1854 - 1862)*
  James Allison (1856 - 1860)*
  Elizabeth Francis Allison (1858 - 1860)*
*Calculated relationship
South Elkhorn Cemetery
South Elkhorn
Carroll County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: May 23, 2009
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