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Biography of Emeline J. Harris

Emeline J. Harris daughter of Samuel B. and Mary (Eastman) Harris, was born in Licking Co., Ohio; married Samuel Allison, March 2, 1852, by whom she has had eight children: Oscar H. Allison, born January 2, 1853; Anna L. Allison, born August 8, 1854; Mary E. Allison, born March 8,1857; Minerva Allison, born April 14, 1859; Laura E. Allison, born May 4, 1862; Frank E. Allison, born April 12, 1865; Eugene R. Allison, born August 18, 1868; Ida L. Allison, born July 2, 1870. Mr. and Mrs. Allison removed from Ohio to Delaware County, Iowa, in April, 1852, and settled on land he had entered from the government in 1850, where they resided until 1881, when they removed to Sac County, Iowa, where he owns a farm of a section and a half of land. He is a stock raiser and buys and feeds cattle and hogs and ships to Eastern markets. Mr. Allison was born in Orange County, N. Y., March 18, 1828; is a Democrat in politics. They are members of the Christian Church, and reside at or near Galva, Ida Co., Iowa, at present writing, in 1886. Samuel Allison was gored to death by a bull in August 1888 and is buried in the Schaller Cemetery in Sac County. His wife, Emeline Johanna, died in 1896 and is also buried in the Schaller Cemetery in Sac County. Children of Samuel and Emeline Johanna Allison: Oscar H. Allison, son of Samuel and Emeline J. (Harris) Allison, was born in Delaware County, Iowa; married Mary J. Smith (of Cook County, Ill.), September 30, 1875, by whom he had...

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