m. est. 1725-1728
Facts and Events
John Allison, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
John Allison: His will, date unknown, was probated in Woodford County on 03 November 1791. The will mentions his wife Isabella and his children Halbert, Sarah and Isabella. The executors named in the will are his wife and David Steele. [Please note that Margaret Campbell Pilcher has stated that Black David’s sister, Mary, married a certain Major John Steele; could David be a son?]
Records of John Allison
Robert M. Allison and William C. Allison of Wilkes County, Georgia, appoint Cutherbert S. Anderson of Frankfort, Kentucky as their true and lawful attorney in fact, to take all lawful means to recover and establish their right and title to certain lands in Kentucky located for John Allison, their desceased father, on military warrants as compensation rendered for services to his country in the war of the revolution. Said attorney to process patents, institute claims against adverse titles, to enter the lands for taxes, and do all matters relative. February 10, 1820. Wittnesses by William Lennard and John B. Lennard. Acknowledged Wilkes County, Georgia, February 10, 1820 and recorded by the Kentucky Court of Appeals, March 2, 1820.
Whereas William C. Allison of Wilkins County, Georgia authorized Cuthbert S. Anderson, late of Frankfort, Kentucky to have surveyed and carried into grant, at Anderson's expense, five entries of land in the country west of the Tennessee River, in Kentucky, containing 1,200 acres and located under a military warrant in the name of his father, John Allison. And whereas Anderson so effectuated the authority as to have surveyed three of the said tracts, viz., one beginning at the lower corner of George Gibson's entry, and on the Mississippi River, one beginning at the southeast corner of John Rodger's entry on Little O'Bion Creek, and one beginning at corner to Matthew Wright's 1,000 acres, John Martin's 1,000 acres and William Pennick's 1,666 2/3 acres on Red Stone Creek, and the said Anderson then departed this life, and since his death his administrator has caused the said to by duly registered. And whereas the remaining two tracts, one beginning where George Wall's entry crosses Clarks River on the upper side, running up the river, entered August 11, 1784, and one of August 14, 1784, beginning where Thomas Clay's entry corners on land Lawrence Muse and others. Now, for the purpose of continuing the objects for which the said Anderson had been appointed and for other purposes, William C. Allison appoints Richard Taylor, Jr. of Hickman County, Kentucky as his true and lawful attorney in fact. November 6, 1824. Recorded by the Kentucky Court of Appeals, November 6, 1824
ALLISON, WILLIAM B (or C.), dec'd, est. to John Allison debtor. Board for 1811-1816 and from Mar 1816 to Mar. 1817. Signed by John Allison Jan. 18, 1819. Receipt of John Allison to David Allison, admr Wm. B. Allison.