|Birth: ||Feb. 24, 1822|
|Death: ||Dec. 1, 1907|
History of Rush County, Indiana, page 477
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.
Matthew Allison (1792 - 1870)
Mount Gherizim Cemetery
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