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James Allison
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1841
Hancock County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 1921
Hancock County
West Virginia, USA

Enlisted as Private on January 1, 1864, with Co. I. 12th West Virginia Infantry; mustered out on August 20, 1865.

Federal Pension Information:
He applied for a pension on 1/24/1891 from the state of OH; application # 986,404
His Widow (Nancy L Allison) applied for a pension on 8/30/1921 from the state of WV; application # 1,178,270

NOTE: Obit incorrectly lists James' marriage as 1877, should be 1867.

OBITUARY: East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH. Thursday, 11 Aug 1921, Pg. 5.

James Allison, Aged 80, War Veteran, Is Dead

Following a several weeks' illness, James Allison, aged 80, a veteran of the Civil war, died at his home, corner Third street and Indiana avenue, at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. He was a life-long resident of Hancock county, having been born near Chester on September 10, 1841. He served with the Union forces throughout the Civil war. He was married to Miss Nancy L. Pugh on November 28, 1877. Mr. Allison was a member of the First Presbyterian church. Besides his wife, he leaves the following children: Mrs. Hooker W. Allison of the Allison school house district; Mrs. J.S.D. Mercer, wife of Sheriff Mercer, of New Cumberland, and Mrs. Luther Allison of Chester. Funeral services will be conducted at the late home at 1:30 o'clock Friday afternoon, with Rev. Hugh Willard Hanna, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, officiating. Burial will be made in Locust Hill cemetery. The services will be in charge of Jesse Burge Post No. 22, Veterans of Foreign Wars, who will furnish a firing squad and an honor guard. Three volleys of shots will be fired over the grave at the cemetery and taps will be sounded. A special meeting of the post will be held at headquarters in the First National Bank building this evening for the purpose of making arrangements for the funeral services.

Allison lineage back to Thomas Allanson, English extraction, London. .

Thomas Allanson/Mary Roberts
Charles Allanson/ ? Posey
Thomas Allison/Barbary Burch
Charles Allison/Barbara Moore
James Allison/Nancy ?
Jonathan Jackson Allison/Sarah Harmon
Charles A. Allison/Sarah M. White
James Allison
 (bio by: George Alexander Allison, Jr.) 
Family links: 
  Charles Allison (1805 - 1893)
  Sarah M. White Allison (1807 - 1851)
  Nancy Louisa Pugh Allison (1844 - 1926)*
  Sarah Susan Allison Allison (1869 - 1951)*
  Martha Belle Allison Mercer (1870 - 1942)*
  Edna May Allison Allison (1879 - 1962)*
  Mary Allison Fowler (1831 - 1897)*
  James Allison (1841 - 1921)
  Susan Virginia Allison Allison (1853 - 1937)**
*Calculated relationship
Locust Hill Cemetery
Hancock County
West Virginia, USA
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Record added: Aug 30, 2006
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James Allison
Added by: George Alexander Allison, Jr.
James Allison
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- Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
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- Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
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