James McAllister

Photo added by Ralph Brown

James McAllister

  • Birth 14 Apr 1800 McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 23 Jan 1874 Morrison, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Lyndon, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 52682681

James moved with his parents (William McAllister and Hannnah Patterson) from McKeesport, Pa in 1812 to Armstrong County, Pa. He married 1828 and they became members 1834 of the Seceder Church of Warren. In 1843 moved from Armstrong, Pa to Switzerland, Indianna, where they became memberss of the Allensville Presbyterian Church, and in 1853 to Morrison, Illinois. Became one of the original 22 persons who organized the Presbyterian Church of Union Grove, which is now Morrison.


James obtained 160 acres of land Whiteside County, 8/14/1853 via the 1847 Script warrant Act, which would indicate he served the United States Military, but he was assigned the land by someone who did. Possibly a barter or cash deal.



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ralph Brown
  • Added: 21 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52682681
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James McAllister (14 Apr 1800–23 Jan 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52682681, citing Lyndon Cemetery, Lyndon, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .