Emma Elizabeth Allison

23 December 1919–10 April 1997 (Age 77)
Savanna, Carroll, Illinois, United States

The Life of Emma Elizabeth

When Emma Elizabeth Allison was born on 23 December 1919, in Savanna, Carroll, Illinois, United States, her father, John Earle Allison, was 36 and her mother, Carrie Elizabeth Eversoll, was 35. She married Kyle William Miller on 15 May 1937, in Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States. She lived in York Township, Carroll, Illinois, United States in 1930 and New Braunfels, Guadalupe, Texas, United States in 2001. She died on 10 April 1997, in Morrison, Whiteside, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Kyle William Miller
Emma Elizabeth Allison
Marriage: 15 May 1937

Spouse and Children

15 May 1937
Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Carrie Elizabeth Eversoll




    William Edward Allison


    frank earl allison


    charles elmer allison



    John Earl Allison JR


World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 3

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from a Middle English male personal name: in most cases probably Allen , but other possibilities include a variant of Ellis or a short form of Alexander . In some instances, it may be from a female personal name, Alise or Alice ( see Allis ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Miller in household of Kyle Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emma Allison in household of John Allison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Allison in household of John E Allison, "United States Census, 1930"

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