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Rev William Allington

Rev William Allington

Birth
England
Death 18 Jan 1897 (aged 74)
Burial Richmond, Macomb County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 82861459 · View Source
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Allington, William
Ninty-fourth Ohio Infantry

Enlisted into Field & Staff, 94th. Ohio Infantry, as Chaplain, September 14, 1862, age 42.
Mustered September 14, 1862.
Mustered out on June 5, 1865 at Washington, D. C.
Enlistment Rank: Chaplain
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 4/30/1870, Application 155800
Widow (Elizabeth H.) filed request _/1/1897, Application 649005
Mother (Mary A.) filed request 11/4/1897, Application 739905
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Michigan and Mother filed from New Jersey.

Researchers Note: According to the 1883 Pensioner's Roll, this veteran suffered injury to both back and side as a result of a gun shot wound to the left iliac region.
Source:http://www.macombmicw.com/amil.html#anchor334021

REV WILLIAM ALLINGTON was born in England July 15 1822, was educated in his native country, and ordained as pastor of the Methodist Church. He came to America May 12 1853 and became Pastor of the Baptist Church in Maumee Ohio then went to East Toledo and in 1860 to Macomb County staying 1 year in Armada Village as Pastor of the Baptist Church. He then removed to Richmond Village, and during this time, he traveled over many of the States and Canada lecturing on scientific and literary subjects and has maintained services in a great many places in our country. He was married in England to Miss Passmore and married again Miss Thompson of England in 1860 at Toledo, Ohio, and had 3 children: William born in September 1853 now manager of the telephone and telegraph companies of La Salle 111, Harriet born December 2 1868; Sarah July 15 1870.

He entered the army as Chaplain of the Ninety fourth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, was engaged in 12 battles and skirmishes and injured in 3 of them, served 3 1/4 years. He and others had raised this regiment at Clark and neighboring counties and he should have been elected Colonel for which he was well fitted having been educated in the military manual of England but in his absence political influence was brought to bear and another man was chosen and he became Chaplain. His creed in politics is be the best man in the best place. (History of Macomb County, Michigan)


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  • Maintained by: Marguerite
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 2 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82861459
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev William Allington (15 Jul 1822–18 Jan 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82861459, citing Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Macomb County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Marguerite (contributor 48040627) .