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27 Mar 1847 — New Manchester, Hancock, West Virginia, USA
Birth: Mar. 30, 1747 Montgomery County Maryland, USA Death: Mar. 27, 1847 New Manchester Hancock County West Virginia, USA James Allison is the 2nd great grandson of Lord Thomas Allanson, Christian Temple Manor, Charles Co., Maryland. James was the first Allison in Hancock County. English Extraction. James Allison's birth is listed in the Prince George Parish of Rock Creek Chapel, found in the Washington Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Also can be found in Prince George Parish, Vol. 16, District Record, DAR Library. NOTES: James Allison's tombstone lists his birth and death date as 1741 - 1841. This is incorrect. See Note below. NOTES: (From the works of Maestro Genealogist Shawn-Paul Allison ) 'Since that is the earliest record that contains a reference to his birth, we use it. We know that he was buried on his 100th birthday according to various sources,so if he was born in 1747, he died in 1847.' MILITARY: James Allison's Military Record. Veteran of the Revolutionary War. 2nd Lt. 3rd Regt. MD Line. Took Patriot's Oath of Fidelity 3 Mar 1778, Montgomery Co., MD. Enlisted in MD 3rd Regt. 10 Dec 1778. Was taken prisoner 16 Aug 1780. Allison Linage back to Lord Thomas Allanson, Christian Temple Manor. English extraction, London. Thomas Allanson/Mary Roberts Charles Allanson/ ? Posey Thomas Allison/Barbary Burch Charles Allison/Barbara Moore James Allison Family links: Children: Thomas Allison (1782 - 1874)* Spouse: Nancy Allison (1744 - 1831)* *Point here for explanation Burial: Flats Cemetery New Manchester Hancock County West Virginia, USA Created by: George Alexander Allison... Record added: Nov 13, 2005 Find A Grave Memorial# 12341383
1777 - 1780 — 3rd Regiment Maryland Line
2nd Lieutenant 3rd Regiment Maryland Line serving from 1777-1780. He was a prisoner of the British for a time in 1780. James' 4th great-grandfather was Lord Thomas Allanson of Christian Temple Manor, Maryland (1639-1684) of English descent. Buried at Flats Cemetery, New Manchester, Hancock County, West Virginia,USA. Child/Child : THOMAS /  MARY X Service: MARYLAND Rank: LIEUTENANT Birth: 3-30-1741 ST MARYS CO MARYLAND Death: 3-27-1841 PUGHTOWN BROOKE CO VIRGINIA Service Source: NARA, M881, COMP MIL SERV RECS, ROLL #401 Service Description: 1) ALSO SECOND LIEUTENANT; CAPT JACOB BRICE, COL MORDECAI GIST 2) 3RD REGT, MD LINE