David H. Allison

12 June 1892–June 1964 (Age 71)
New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of David H.

David H. Allison was born on 12 June 1892, in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States as the son of Charles Allison and Susan Ella Gifford. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Mary Leona Jackson. He lived in Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1920. He died in June 1964, in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 72.

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David H. Allison
Mary Leona Jackson
Dorothy Allen Nolter
Cliftin Herbert Allison
Marvel Linwood Allison

Spouse and Children


    Mary Leona Jackson




    Dorothy Allen Nolter



    Marvel Linwood Allison


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Allison


    Susan Ella Gifford




    William A Allison


    Norman McLeod Allison


    John Isaac Allison



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • David H Allison in household of Charles B Allison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David Allison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David Herbert Allison in entry for Marvel Linwood Allison and Olive Lottie Kimball, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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