Person:John Allison (32)

John Allison, Jr. 1800-1804
m. abt. 1754
  1. John Allison, Jr.ABT 1754 - bet 1800-1804
  2. Sarah Allison1754 - 1830
  3. Martha Allisonest 1756-1766 - bef 1825
  4. William Allisonest 1758-1768 -
  5. Andrew Allisonbef 1760 -
  • HJohn Allison, Jr.ABT 1754 - bet 1800-1804
  • WLucy Rutledge1753 -
m. est. 1774
  1. John Allison, III1775 -
  2. James Allisonabt 1780 -
  3. Rosannah Allisonbef 1792 - 1885
Facts and Events
Name John Allison, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1754 Prob. Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage est. 1774 Augusta County, Virginiato Lucy Rutledge
Death? bet. 1800-1804

John Allison, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 216.--20th August, 1785. Thomas Murray, of Green County, North Carolina, to John Allison. Jr. Teste: D. Stephenson, Edward Rutledge, James Agnew, Thomas Carel. (Note: the location and acreage of this acquisition was not stated in Chalkley's transcription, but is most likely included in the original record in Augusta County records).

Disposition of Land:

Records of John Allison, Jr.

John Allison is mentioned in the will of his father-in-law, Edward Rutledge:

  • Page 551.—31st January, 1787. Edward Rutledge's will—To wife, Sarah; to daughter, Rebecka Rutledge; to son, James; to daughter, Rosanna; to son, George; to son-in-law, John Allison, for his sons John and James Allison; to 5 children, viz: Lucy Allison (wife of Jno. Allison, Jr.), Rebecca, James, Rosanna, and George Rutledge; to children, viz: Mary Erwin (wife of Wm. Erwin), Sarah McNeeley (wife of George McNeeley). Executors, William Allison, John Allison, Jr., David Stephenson. Teste: D. Stephenson, Gilbert Carr, Samuel Steel. Proved, 20th February, 1787, by Carr and Steele. D. Stephenson qualifies.
  • Page 227.--Edward Rutledge's estate in account with David Stephenson, acting executor--Paid legatees, viz: Rebecca Rutledge, John Allison. Settled 20th April, 1790.
  • Page 229.--Specific legacies of above estate--To Sarah Rutledge; to James Rutledge; to Rosaana Rutledge; to books bequeathed to Lucy Allison, Rebecca, James, Rosanna, Geo Rutledge.
  • Vol. 1 - page 406 - 1795 Commonwealth vs. John Dixon.--Trespass for cutting down James Kerr's corner trees 31st May, 1794. John Allison was grandson of John Kerr, deceased, 1794. This suit involves title to land of James Kerr and John Dixon in 1792.
  • Page 52.--14th June, 1800. John Mills' will--To wife and children; to son, Robert; to daughter, Elizabeth. Executors, brother-in-law Andrew Allison and John Allison. Teste: Alex. Robertson, H. King, Esther Gamble. Proved, 23d June, 1800, by Robertson and Gamble. Executors qualify.