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Elizabeth Witherspoon Allison
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1789, Northern Ireland
Death: Jun. 28, 1884
Carrollton
Carroll County
Ohio, USA

From "The Witherspoons of Western Pennsylvania" by Evelyn Potter Park, 1968, p. 30:

Elizabeth Witherspoon, daughter of William and Mary Witherspoon, was born November 25, 1789 in Ireland and came soon afterward to America. She grew to womanhood at Frankfort Springs, Pennsylvania and there married James Allison who was born November 13, 1787, and who was reared in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. They were married February 21, 1817 and settled on a farm in Pennsylvania. In 1833 the Allison family moved to Ohio settling on a farm near Scroggsfield in Fox Township, Carroll County. Mr. Allison also bought the mill property near Wattsville and carried on that business in addition to his farming until his death September 21, 1867.
Elizabeth died June 28, 1884 at Carrollton, Ohio. Both are buried at Scroggsfield, near Carrollton.

Their children:
1. Mary Allison b. Feb. 23, 1818 m. James Morrow Nov. 4, 1835. Mary Morrow d. April 25, 1849
2. Alexander Allison b. July 6, 1820 m. Sarah Robbins Apr. 4, 1844
3. William Allison b. Nov. 13, 1822 m. Anne Johnson Dec. 9, 1845
4. Matilda Allison b. April 7, 1825 m. John H. Johnson Apr. 2, 1844
5. Elizabeth Allison b. Feb. 21, 1832 m. William Boyd Feb. 19, 1852

From "Fox Township Pioneers": [in Carroll County, Ohio]
James and wife [Elizabeth] came to this Twp. [from Beaver county, Pennsylvania] in 1833. They had 5 children.

From "Carroll Chronicle" 1884:
Mrs. Elizabeth Allison [died] at Wm. Boyd's residence, June 28, 1884,--aged 94 years.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Witherspoon (1756 - 1841)
  Mary Witherspoon (1760 - 1832)
 
 Spouse:
  James Allison (1787 - 1867)
 
 Children:
  Alexander W. Allison (1820 - 1886)*
  William Allison (1822 - 1909)*
  Elizabeth Allison Boyd (1832 - 1910)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Martin Witherspoon (1786 - 1867)**
  Elizabeth Witherspoon Allison (1789 - 1884)
  Samuel H Witherspoon (1796 - 1885)*
  Margaret Witherspoon Witherspoon (1799 - 1867)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Elizabeth Allison Died June 28, 1884 Aged 95
 
Burial:
Scroggsfield Ohio United Presbyterian Cemetery
Scroggsfield
Carroll County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Row 17 #6
 
Created by: Darrell Brown
Record added: Nov 30, 2012
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Elizabeth <i>Witherspoon</i> Allison
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Elizabeth <i>Witherspoon</i> Allison
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Elizabeth <i>Witherspoon</i> Allison
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