Obanion B. Allison

25 November 1874–26 September 1964 (Age 89)
Franklin, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Obanion B.

When Obanion B. Allison was born on 25 November 1874, in Franklin, Kentucky, United States, his father, George W Allison, was 26 and his mother, Mary Catherine James, was 23. He had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Edmonia Allison. He lived in Magisterial District 6, Henry, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 26 September 1964, in Franklin, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Lebanon Community Cemetery, Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, United States.

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Obanion B. Allison
Edmonia Allison
Ora V. Allison
Chester Thomas Allison
Lillian Lacey Allison
Lorene Allison
Elizabeth Allison

Spouse and Children




    Chester Thomas Allison


    Lillian Lacey Allison


    Lorene Allison


    Elizabeth Allison


Parents and Siblings

    George W Allison


    Mary Catherine James




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 18

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

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.

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)

  • Bandy Allison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • O Bannion Alison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Obanyon Allison, "United States Census, 1920"

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