George Washington Allison

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George Washington Allison

  • Birth 10 Oct 1844 Franklin County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 21 Jan 1924 Ravenden Springs, Randolph County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Ravenden Springs, Randolph County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 5888818

Family member through Looney.

In 1860, George moved from Franklin County, Alabama where he was born to Randolph County, Arkansas.


George was a Civil War vet having joined the Confederate Army at Camp Adams, Randolph County, Arkansas, July 19, 1862, and was a private in Colonel R. G. Shavers 38th Infantry serving from 1862 to 1865.

George had a homestead in Randolph County, Arkansas located east half of the northeast quarter of section 21 and west half of northwest quarter of section 21 in Township 20 north of range two west of the fifth principal Meredian in Arkansas, containing 160 acres.

He was the son of Johnson Robert Marion Allison and Jane Mooneyham.

He married three times, first on 17 Feb 1866 in Randolph County, Arkansas to Ann Mariah Marriott and they had

Rebecca Matilda "Tildie" Allison
Amanda Axshan "Mandy" and often "Shan" Allison
William Edward "Bill Ed" Allison
George Allison

He married secondly 9 Oct 1879 in Randolph County, Arkansas to Martha Seely. Martha brought children to their marriage through a prior marriage.

George married a third time on 9 Oct 1892 in Ravenden Springs, Randolph County, Arkansas to Susan Malinda Gage and they had

Leona Allison
Leander "Lee" Allison
John Ora Allison

Original obit:
George W. Allison died at his home 4 miles north of Ravenden Springs on January 21, 1924. He was one of the oldest residents of the county and has resided in the home where he died for the past 30 years. He was a Confederate Veteran and had been married three times. He was the father of eight children, all of whom are still living. There are five girls and three boys, all reside in Randolph County.

Uncle George was born in Alabama in 1844 and was 79 years of age at the time of his death. He came to this county with his father when only twelve years of age and has lived here ever since. He has been a member of the Missionary Baptist Church for more than forty years and was a deacon of the church before his death.

He was laid to rest in the cemetery at Yadkin in the presence of a great company of those who had known and loved him so long. May God comfort the bereaved ones and let us all remember his last request to meet him in Heaven. A Friend.






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  • Created by: Pamela Davis Carr
  • Added: 24 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5888818
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Washington Allison (10 Oct 1844–21 Jan 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5888818, citing Yadkin Cemetery, Ravenden Springs, Randolph County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Pamela Davis Carr (contributor 46507909) .