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Matthew Allison
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Birth: 1792
Washington County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 11, 1870
Rush County
Indiana, USA

This bio is of son Amos Allison, last son of Matthew and his first wife, Mary. Matthew remarried Sally Finley in Rush County, IN, in 1823.

Amos Allison, a citizen of Orange Township, Rush County was born in Russell County, Ky., February 24, 1822, and is the son of Matthew and Mary (Richardson) Allison. Matthew was born in Washington County, Va., in 1792, and was the son of John Allison who was of Scotch-Irish origin. Matthew was married in Virginia, and later became an early settler of East Tennessee, settling in Knox County, in which county he operated a merchant mill on the French Broad River. In 1821, he came to Indiana and entered land, and the following year started with his family for Hoosierdom. In the early spring he arrived in Russell County, Ky., and here he left his family with relations, and he proceeded to Indiana and to his entered land in Rush County, on which land he built a cabin and raised a corn crop, then returned and brought thither his family- in the fall of 1822. He lived to be an aged and well respected man. The subject of this sketch was born while the family was remaining in Kentucky, but was reared in Rush Countv. He has always followed farming since reaching manhood, and is a representative farmer and citizen. He is the youngest of six children, viz. : John, Eliza, James, Susan, Mary, and Amos. The father of the children died in 1871, and the mother's death had preceded that of the father, and occurred in 1823, soon after the settlement of the family in Indiana. The subject of the sketch is a zealous member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and is a progressive and representative citizen.
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  Amos Allison (1822 - 1907)*
  Andrew M Allison (1825 - 1864)*
  Salley A Allison (1828 - 1895)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Gherizim Cemetery
Rush County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: pamela west
Originally Created by: ROB HUGHES
Record added: Jun 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54254036
Matthew Allison
Added by: Colleen Sanders Broyles
Matthew Allison
Added by: Colleen Sanders Broyles
Matthew Allison
Added by: ROB HUGHES
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- Colleen Sanders Broyles
 Added: May. 28, 2016

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