Allison Wilson Crisler

Brief Life History of Allison Wilson

When Allison Wilson Crisler was born on 26 October 1858, in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, his father, Hamilton Crisler, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Mary Blankenbaker, was 37. He married Maria Smith on 10 August 1882, in Calhoun, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Silver Lake, Lake Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States in 1940. He died on 17 October 1940, in Silver Lake, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Akron Citizens Cemetery, Akron, Henry Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States.

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Allison Wilson Crisler
Maria Smith
Marriage: 10 August 1882
Flora Lorena Crisler
Ethel Fern Crisler

Sources (15)

  • Alison W Crisler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wilson Crislow, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Wilson Crisler, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


"Historical Boundaries 1838: Jefferson Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States 1859"" Seward Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States"


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

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kreisler or Griessler, a topographic name for someone who lived or farmed in an area of sand (see Gries ), or (in the south) an occupational name for a grocer, from Middle High German griezmel ‘milled grain’ (from griez ‘sand, gravel’).

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

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