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From: "Ed & Mary Yonan" <>
Subject: "Immigrant Ancestors, A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America before 1750" edited by Frederick Adams Virkus...part 3 (corrected)
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2005 02:40:53 -0500
This is the correct posting of Part 3.
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"Immigrant Ancestors, A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America before 1750" edited by Frederick Adams Virkus. This is a secondary source of information and there are probably errors in some of these entries. Be sure to do original research to verify the data.
ALLISON (ALLINSON), ROBERT, (d.s.p., New York City between September 15,
1704 and July 18, 1705, dates of making and proving of will), probably came
from Bridgewater, England, where his sister Sarah Holmes lived in 1704; also
had brother Thomas whose children Hannah and Robert lived with their uncle
in New York; merchant and trader in New York as early as 1687, when
complaint was entered against him by the Royal African Company for
infringement of charter for importing negroes, elephants' teeth, etc. into
New York from Africa; in 1688 was compelled to release an Indian slave
purchased in Honduras; violent to his opposition to Jacob Leisler, lt.
governor who seized the fort in name of William and Mary, 1689; later on
December 30, 1701, with John Ellison and Thomas Ellisson and others, signed
the address of the Protestants of New York to William III affirming their
loyalty; the same trio were among the signers of the address to Lord
Cornbury governor of New York, October 2, 1702; licensed November 29, 1693
to marry Hannah Bray who survived him.
ALLISON, ROBERT (b. probably in County Londonderry, Ireland - d. Indiana
County, Pennsylvania about 1805) Scotch Presbyterian, with brothers Andrew
and James (both q.v.) came from Londonderry to Philadelphia about July 1,
1750 settling in Cumberland or Bedford County, Pennsylvania, later removing
to Indiana County, Pennsylvania; married in Pennsylvania 1752, Rebecca
Beard, who came over on the same ship (g. daughter of Charles Stewart, "a
soldier who was wounded in the hand at Battle of the Boyne"); issue (of
record): 1-Fate Allison (b. Indiana County, Pennsylvania-died Clarion
County, Pennsylvania), a pioneer of Clarion County 1800; married Polly Henry
and had children: Beckie, Sallie, Robert, Henry, John, Jane, Nancy, Thomas,
ALLISON, ROBERT (b. about 1730-d. Logan County, Kentucky after 1811), was
living in Iredell County, North Carolina 1757; removed to near Glade Spring,
Washington County, Virginia 1781; removed with sons Robert and James to
Logan County, Kentucky, 1811; married and had issue (of record): 1-William
(born Iredell County, North Carolina 1757-died Washington County, Virginia
1818), married Susannah Hayter (died 1835) of Washington County, eight
children; 2-Robertt, resided in Logan County, Kentucky; 3-Mary, married
William Beattie of Washington County, Virginia, numerous descendants;
4-Elizabeth, married Ezra Hayter of Washington County, numerous descendants;
5-James, resided in Logan County, Kentucky. A branch of this family perhaps
extends into Wythe County, Virginia, where James Allison (1770-1845) married
Mary Beattie Sayers and left descendants there resident.
ALLISON, ROBERT, went from Fayette County, Pennsylvania with his family to
Marietta, Ohio, 1789, living in the Campus Martius stockade as a protection
against the Indians; in 1795 moved to Muskingum Vallely, opposite Lowell,
Ohio; married and had issue: 1-Nancy (born Fayette County, Pennsylvania
October 22, 1784-died Ohio about 1884); married Marietta December 18, 1800,
Stephen Froest; 2-Charles (born Pennsylvania), removed to Ohio, married Miss
Stull, two sons, viz. Robert (died San Diego, California, 1891), George
(died Tucson, Arizona 1891); 3-Josiah, resided Vaca, Solano County,
California; 4-Napolean, resided Pajarito, Santa Cruz County, California;
5-Mary Ann (died Iowa); 6-Lucretia (died in California); 7-Joseph;
ALLISON, SAMUEL (b. probabkly in Aghadowey Parish, County Londonderry,
Ireland 1690-d. East Derry, New Hampshire September 6, 1760), came from
North of Ireland to N.E. with Paster James McGregor, 1718, settled at
Londonderry, New Hampshire 1719; married in Ireland about 1711, Katherine
Steele (1693-died January 13, 1760); issue: 1-Janet (born Ireland 1712-died
Londonderry, New Hampshire January 8, 1800) married Samuel (1710-1802), son
of John Morison, eight children; 2-Rebecca (born about 1717), married Robert
Gray; they sold land in Londonderry 1757 to James Paul; they were then
living in Biddeford, Maine; 3-Martha (born Derry, New Hampshire March 31,
1720-died December 3, 1761) married Lt. Samuel Morison (born Ireland
1704-died Windham, New Hampshire February 11, 1776), g. son of John, five
children; 4-Samuel (born Derry, New Hampshire 1722-died Londonderry, New
Hampshire June 5, 1792) married Janet McFarland (born Rowley, Massachusetts
1724-died Weathersfield, Vermont October 16, 1809), daughter of Andrew
McFarland, married Betty Christy, had twelve children.
ALLISON, SARAH, brought from England to Virginia 1642 by Hugh Gwyn, Gent.
ALLISON (ALLYSON), SARAH, brought from England to Virginia 16546 by John
Bromfield, James City County.
ALLISON, THOMAS came from England to Virginia in the ship "Adventure" 1645.
ALLISON, THOMAS came from Windsor, Connecticut to Deerfield, Massachusetts;
constable 1692; shoemaker; trader, 1711; sold home lot to Reverend John
Williams; a Thomas Allison, possibly above, lived at Colchester,
Massachusetts, 1713; another Thomas Allison of Deerfield lived at Wapping
1710, and was cared for by the town in his old age.
ALLISON, THOMAS (b. probably in the North of Ireland, April 14, 1722-d.
Statesville, North Carolina, May 5, 1794), Scotch Presbyteriann; came from
Ulster to Pennsylvania later removing about 1750 to North Carolina; married
perhaps in Pennsylvania, about 1747, Magdaline Neil (born August 31, 1725);
issue: 1-Theophilus (born February 1, 1748-d.y.); 2-Alexander (born
November 27, 1749-died May 1781); 3-Magdaline (born December 28, 1751-died
November 27, 1802) married Mr. Knox; 4-Theophilus, again (born May 30,
1754-died November 1805); 5-Margaret (born August 29, 1756-died September
24, 1779); 6-Thomas (born January 18, 1759-died November 1799), farmer,
married March 11, 1790 Esther Neill, five children; 7-Richard (born February
20, 1761-died June 14, 1823) married July 4, 1785 Lettice Neill (born
February 9, 1766-died October 13, 1824), twelve children; 8-Mary (born
September 1764-died August 24, 1839) married _____ Kerr; 9-John (born
February 1767-died June 26, 1804); 10-Ann (died February 11, 1809) married
ALLISON, WILLIAM (b. 1610) came from England to Virginia 1625).
ALLISON, WILLIAM brought from England to Virginia, 1636 by Lewis Denwood,
ALLISON, WILLIAM was at Windsor, Connecticut before 1700.
ALLISON, WILLIAM (born North of Ireland June 17, 1696-d. Greencastle,
Pennsylvania December 14, 1778) Scotch Presbyterian; came to America about
1730, and settled in the southern part of Pennsylvania west of the
Susquehanna River, then a part of Lancaster County (later Cumberland County,
now Franklin County) where he was a neighbor of his brother John (q.v.)
1740; was one of the first justices of the county, and on May 28, 1750, with
other justices met Richard Peters, provincial secretary of Pennsylvania at
Shippensburg for the purpose of removing trespassers from the unpurchased
lands of the Indians; married about 1737 Catherine Craig; issue: 1-John
(December 23, 1838-June 14, 1795), member provincial conference,
Philadelphia and judge for election of members to constl. conv. 1776; vol.
2d bn., Cumberland County associators, 1776-77; mem. gen. assembly of
Pennsylvania 1778, 1780, 1781; laid out Greencastle, 1782; as mem.
Pennsylvania conv. to ratify Federal Constitution, second the motion made by
Thomas McKean to assent to and ratify it, 1787; married November 3, 1768
Elizabeth Wilkin (born Ireland November 11, 1748-died November 19, 1815)
twelve children; 2-Patrick, D.D. (born November 7, 1740-died Baltimore
August 21, 1802), grad. U. of Pennsylvania 1760, apptd. prof. in academy at
Newark, Delaware 1761, ordained pastor of Presbyterian Church, Baltimore,
1765, and continued until his death; married March 1787, Wellary, daughter
of William Buchanan, a Revolutionary civil patriot, had an only child who
married George L. Brown and died 1849, leaving six children; 3-Agnes (born
February 26, 1743) married Robert McCree, had a son William; 4-Robert (born
February 4, 1745); 5-William (November 15, 1749-September 4, 1825), married
Mary McLanahan, eight children; 6-Catherine (born 1751) married James
ALLISTON, JOHN Hartford, Connecticut, 1726, purchased land of Samuel Graham.
ALLISTON, WILLIAM brought from England to Virginia, 1654, by Francis Smith
and Mr. John Smith, Westmoreland County.
Ellyson, Hon. Robert, M.D. (b. in England) established in Md ante 1643;
sheriff St. Mary's Co., 1643; removed to James City Co., Va; burgess from
that county, 1656, 1659-61, 63; magistrate; militia officer.
As Paula stated in her original posting "... this is a source that is like
all others; there may be mistakes in the actual data. You might want to
take it with a grain of salt (or a spoonful of sugar, two bananas and three