|Birth: ||Jun. 7, 1816|
|Death: ||Jun. 13, 1904|
JANE GILLELAND (VANBURSKIRK) ALLISON was born June 7, 1816 at Fairview, Guernsey County, Ohio and died June 13, 1904 at the residence of her daughter, Maria E. Musser of Diller, Nebraska. She lived to the age of 88 years, and 6 days.
She emigrated to Thornhill, Canada at the age of six years. She was married to Fisher Allison of Cumberland County, England in 1837. To this union thirteen children were born, seven of whom survive her. In 1840 she moved to Milledgeville, Illinois where she resided sixty years. She survived her husband twenty-six years.
Mrs. Allison is the last survivor of the first M. E. Church organization at Milledgeville and is also thought to be the last survivor of the South Elkhorn church organization. She was a consistent member of the M. E. church for 72 years. Isaac VanBuskirk, her father was a soldier in the war of 1812.
Obit from IL Genealogy Trails, contributed by Karen Fyock - undated scrapbook clipping
Fisher Allison (1815 - 1878)
John Huss Allison (1841 - 1862)*
William Allison (1843 - 1865)*
Charles W. Allison (1850 - 1943)*
Isaac Allison (1851 - 1904)*
Susanna Allison (1854 - 1862)*
James Allison (1856 - 1860)*
Elizabeth Francis Allison (1858 - 1860)*
South Elkhorn Cemetery
Created by: Dave & Pam Jindrich
Record added: May 05, 2010
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