James Allison

March 1839–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James

James Allison was born in March 1839, in Pennsylvania, United States. He married Mary C. Becker about 1877, in Cass, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Rock Bluff, Cass, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years.

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James Allison
Mary C. Becker
Marriage: about 1877
Eva Allison
Carrie A. Allison
Ida Grace Allison
Nellie Allison

Spouse and Children

about 1877
Cass, Nebraska, United States


World Events (8)

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 24

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Age 28

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Alison, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • James Allison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Allison, "United States Census, 1880"

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