Posted By:stella allison
Subject:searching for John R. Allison who lived in Wood Co., TX
Post Date:March 07, 2013 at 16:02:52
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Forum:Texas Genealogy Forum
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We are searching for clues to the family of our great grandfather, John R. Allison b. 1844 or 45 in PA. According to the 1880 US census he’s living in Precinct 5 of Wood Co., Texas with wife Mary Catherine (Evans) and baby, Annie B. Allison. His occupation is “sawyer”. According to the US Appointment of Postmasters he is postmaster in Hawkins, Wood County in 1892. We have found no record of him after this, though his children go on to live with their mother's sisters in Alvord, Wise Co, TX (1900 UScensus).
We would like to find confirmation of his life previous to this, to know who his parents were and date/details of his death.
A big break through would be great and every little bit helps flesh out the picture.
Thanks so much,