Catharine Allison

Female3 August 1810–25 March 1899

Brief Life History of Catharine

When Catharine Allison was born on 3 August 1810, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, her father, David Allison, was 46 and her mother, Jane Gwin, was 48. She married Joseph McCulloch on 17 January 1848. She lived in Little River Township, Orange, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 March 1899, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Orange, North Carolina, United States.

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Joseph McCulloch
Catharine Allison
Marriage: 17 January 1848

Sources (9)

  • Catharine McCullock in household of Joseph McCullock, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Catherine Allison, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Catherine McCulloch, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    17 January 1848
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    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1830 · Trail of Tears

    Age 20

    In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 26

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English female personal name Alice, Alis (see Allis ) + -son, meaning ‘Alice's son’.

    English and Scottish: from the Middle English female personal name Alison, a common pet form of Alice, Alis. See Allis and compare Ellison .

    Scottish: in some cases, a late variant of Allanson (see also Allinson ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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