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Robert Washington "Wash" Allison
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1809
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1898
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA

--Occupation: Farmer & Merchant. He served as Postmaster in Concord in the 1830s. He was Register of Deeds for the County 1839-1840. He served 4 terms as a justice of the local Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions. He was the first Chairman of the Cabarrus County Schools, serving from 1841 to 1847. He served as Cabarrus County Commissioner 1877-1878
--He wrote the first history of Cabarrus County.
--He was a trustee of Davidson College from 1870-1874.
--member and elder of First Presbyterian Church of Concord.
--He married Sarah Phifer on May 31, 1842 in Cabarrus County. They had 5 surviving children:
Esther Phifer Allison
Joseph Young Allison
John Phifer Allison
Mary Louisa Allison
Elizabeth Adeline Allison
Four additional children died at an early age.
--He was the county's oldest and most prominent citizen when he died at age 89. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Ann Phifer Allison (1816 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  Joseph Young Allison (1846 - 1912)*
  John Phifer Allison (1848 - 1924)*
  Mary Louisa Allison (1850 - 1878)*
  William Henry Allison (1854 - 1854)*
  Carolina Jane Allison (1855 - 1857)*
  Anne Susan Allison (1857 - 1859)*
  Robert Washington Allison (1862 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Gardens
Concord
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Susan I. Grills
Originally Created by: B24CoPilotNiece
Record added: Dec 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63333466
Robert Washington Wash Allison
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Robert Washington Wash Allison
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Robert Washington Wash Allison
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- Susan I. Grills
 Added: May. 25, 2015
 
 
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