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Archibald Allison, Jr
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Birth: 1764
Death: May 3, 1845

Archibald was born April 15, 1764, in Ireland.
The son of Archibald Allison, Sr And Mary Kennedy.
Archibald, Jr., though young in years, took active part in the defense of the frontiers, to which proper reference is made in Linn's "Annals of Buffalos Valley," page 174, and was an execeedingly bold and courageous man.

After the war he pushed on up into Penn's valley where he married Eleanor, third daughter of George and Margaret McCormick, May 7, 1789. George McCormick was the first settler at Spring Mills, bought his land: of Heuben Haines, and built the first mill there. In 1787 he took up the tract south of the creek. On his failure the lands went into the hands of James Cook, Esq, who sold to James Duncan.

Archibald Allison, jr:, bought of the Penns the eastern third of what was known as the Manor of Succoth, north of the Great Spring tract, and died on the place still owned by his descendants, May 3,1845, possessed of a large quantity of good land. He left a widow, Eleanor, who died Jan. 27, 1848, aged eighty four, and a large family, George, born Aug. 18,1792, died Sept. 28, 1866; William, born April 5, 1794.
James, born Feb. 26, 1796 died Sept. 18, 1863, at North Liberty, Adams Co., Ohio; Margaret, born May 26, 1797, married William Kelly, son of Col. John Kelly, and died, in Union County day 12, 1846; David, born May 22, 1799, married Lucetta McKibben, and died Dec. 22, 1877, in Clinton County; Mary, born May 11, 1801, died Sept. 27, 1866, in Adams County, Ohio; John; born Nov. 22, 1803, died Jan. 23, 1844; Jane, born Sept. 22, 1805, married Thomas Riley, and died in Kansas; Eleanor, born Feb. 8, 1811, married Dr. John Grossman, living in Adams County, Ohio. James Allison, above, married Margaret Hutchinson.

Archibald Jr.,was a stout heavy man, with round ruddy face and flaxen hair, a man of great muscular power, a Presbyterian in religion; and a Federalist in politics.
Contributed by Tamela Allison Heim 
 
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 Parents:
  Archibald Allison (1708 - 1783)
  Mary Kennedy Allison (1730 - 1808)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellinor M Allison (1765 - 1848)
 
 Sibling:
  Matthew R Allison (1750 - 1828)*
  Archibald Allison (1764 - 1845)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
81y 18d
 
Burial:
Allison Cemetery
Spring Mills
Centre County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: LRES
Originally Created by: Storres Myers
Record added: Jul 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54391960
Archibald Allison, Jr
Added by: Storres Myers
 
Archibald Allison, Jr
Added by: Storres Myers
 
 
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- Leanne Keefer Bechdel
 Added: Jul. 17, 2013

- Storres Myers
 Added: Jul. 10, 2011
To My 5th Great Grand Uncle, May You Forever Rest in Peace.
- Elton Ellis
 Added: Nov. 13, 2012
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