|Birth: ||May 25, 1815|
|Death: ||Apr. 17, 1881|
Hugh P. Allison is the son of Jesse Allison and Marian "Mary" Foley. He married Sarah Robards on Jan.30,1854 as recorded in Book b page 68, Cooper County.
1850 Census of Cooper Co., MO states Hugh was born in Tennessee.
1870 Census states born in KY
Hugh and Sarah had the following children: Rebecca; James; Margaret; Jesse Green; Joseph R.; Walker Hall; Hugh M.; Susan Mary; Robert E.; and George Bowen Allison.
Hugh served in the Confederate Army during the Civil war and was taken prisoner and held in a Yankee prison outside of St.Louis. He was offered his release if he would take the oath of Allegiance to the North... his brother John L. who was a doctor took the offer. Hugh refused saying he would fight again if released as he was fighting for what he thought was right. Later, as the war waned down he was very ill and was released to die. He walked home to Booneville, where he was ill for several months. All his property & live stock had been seized by the North.
He left Cooper County and moved to Greenville late in 1867 or early 1868.
Hugh was a skilled carpener and built numerous houses in Greenville and also barns, and the Masonic Lodge in Old Greenville. He served an unexpired term as Postmaster from Jan.18,1869 to May 4, 1870. Verified through US Postal records in Washington DC. (Information provided by Grace Allison)
Jesse Allison (1790 - 1860)
Mirium Mary Foley Allison (1787 - 1861)
Sarah Robards Allison (1825 - 1877)*
James Allison (1846 - 1870)*
Jesse G Allison (1847 - 1936)*
Joseph R. Allison (1851 - 1880)*
Walter Hall Allison (1855 - 1902)*
Susan Mary Allison (1862 - 1888)*
George Bowen Allison (1868 - 1945)*
Elijah Allison (1812 - 1870)*
Hugh P Allison (1815 - 1881)
John Lawrence Allison (1830 - 1900)*
Created by: Jayne Wright-Allison
Record added: Jul 14, 2007
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