Male29 July 1855–

Brief Life History of Allis

When Allis was born on 29 July 1855, in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Dickinson Allis, was 54 and his mother, Delia Butler Taylor, was 36.

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John Dickinson Allis
Delia Butler Taylor
Hattie Alona Allis
Samuel Baxter Allis
Mary Lincoln Allis

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    World Events (3)


    Age 8

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 8

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English female personal name Alis, Alice (Old French Adeliz, Ahelis, Aalis, Aliz). Alice, together with its pet form Alison, was one of the most popular names in both England and Scotland from the 13th century until the end of the medieval period. The personal name is of ancient Germanic origin, brought to England from France by the Normans; it is a shortened form of ancient Germanic Adalheidis, which is composed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + haid ‘‘rank, worth’’.

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

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