Allison, Joseph Carrithers

Male 1837 - 1916  (78 years)


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  • Name Allison, Joseph Carrithers  [1
    Born 07 Dec 1837  Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Fraternal Organization Mason Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 5322 
    _MILT Civil War Soldier (Confederate States of America) 
    Died 24 Jun 1916  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bethesda Presbyterian Church (Caswell County, North Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5322  Caswell County
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2014 

    Father Allison, David Ray,   b. 04 Jul 1802, Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1874, Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Woods, Susan Faucette,   bur. Little River Presbyterian Church (Orange County, North Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 18 Feb 1831  Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 48246 
    Notes 
    • North Carolina, Marriage Collection, 1741-2004
      about Susan F. Woods Name: Susan F. Woods
      Spouse: David R. Allison
      Marriage Date: 18 Feb 1831
      Marriage County: Orange
      Marriage State: North Carolina
      Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT
    Family ID F2753  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Hubbard, Tallulah Frances,   b. 27 Feb 1852,   d. 05 Dec 1891  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1871 
    Reference Number 48238 
    Children 
     1. Allison, William David,   b. 15 Aug 1874,   d. 15 May 1877  (Age 2 years)
    +2. Allison, Edgar Archibald,   b. 24 Jan 1879,   d. 28 Feb 1955  (Age 76 years)
    +3. Allison, Joseph Littleton,   b. 04 Sep 1881, Locust Hill Township, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1958, Butner, Granville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +4. Allison, John Samuel,   b. 07 Jun 1883,   d. 04 Sep 1959  (Age 76 years)
    +5. Allison, Cora Mills,   b. 05 Oct 1885, Locust Hill Township, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968  (Age 82 years)
     6. Allison, Mary Susan,   b. 22 Jan 1888,   d. 1973  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F2751  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mitchell, Mary Arabella,   b. 06 Apr 1862,   d. 13 Jan 1904  (Age 41 years) 
    Reference Number 48397 
    Children 
    +1. Allison, Viola White,   b. 08 Jul 1899, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1993  (Age 93 years)
     2. Allison, Earl Farrish,   b. 22 Sep 1901, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1970  (Age 68 years)
     3. Allison, Beulah Estelle,   b. 29 Dec 1897,   d. Jan 1900  (Age 2 years)
     4. Allison, Walter Carrithers,   b. 13 Sep 1893, Locust Hill, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1974, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Allison, Arthur Doak,   b. 28 Mar 1895,   d. 1972  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F2752  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Carrithers Allison (1837-1916)

      Joseph Curethers Allison

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      1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: Joseph C. Allison
      Age: 41
      Birth Year: abt 1839
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Home in 1880: Locust Hill, Caswell, North Carolina
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Tallulah Allison
      Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
      Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
      Occupation: Wheelwright
      Household Members: Name Age
      Joseph C. Allison 41
      Tallulah Allison 27
      Edgar A. Allison 1

      1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: Joseph C Allison
      Age: 61
      Birth Date: Dec 1838
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Home in 1900: Locust Hill, Caswell, North Carolina
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Mollie A Allison
      Marriage Year: 1893
      Years Married: 7
      Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
      Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
      Household Members: Name Age
      Joseph C Allison 61
      Mollie A Allison 37
      Edgar A Allison 21
      Joseph L Allison 18
      Johnie S Allison 16
      Cora M Allison 14
      Mary S Allison 12
      Walter C Allison 6
      Arthur D Allison 5
      Viola W Allison 11/12
      Bettie Varden 38

      Joseph Allison was a Justice of the Peace and performed many marriage ceremonies from his home. He operated a Post Office in his home for some time and also ran a general store nearby. He was a woodright and made caskets in a shop near his home. Civil War veteran.

      Source: The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 85-86 (Article #12 "Joseph Allison by Allison Doyle").

      Middle name seen as Curethers and Carruthers, but is thought correctly to be Carrithers as his granddaughter, Clyde Carrithers Allison, most likely obtained her middle name from him.

      Joseph C. Allison was the first U.S. Postmaster at Allison, Caswell County, North Carolina, which operated from 19 January 1886 until 30 October 1909. Source: Caswell County, North Carolina Post Offices.
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      North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1975
      Name: J C Allison
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 77
      Birth Date: 7 Dec 1838
      Birth Place: Little River, Orange, NC, NC
      Death Date: 23 Jun 1916
      Death Location: Locust Hill, Caswell
      Father's Name: David I Allison
      Mother's name: Suson Woods

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Caswell County in the World War, 1917-1918: Service Records of Caswell County Men, George A. Anderson, Compiler (1921) at 30-31.