The above were all born in Antrim County, Ireland. In 1863, the boys
came to the United States settling in Haverstraw, New York, on the banks
of the Hudson River.
Margaret Allison was married to Robert Barkley in Ireland in December
of 1858. They had three children, born in Ireland.... John, Andrew and
Sarah. In the fall of 1865, Margaret and Robert Barkley with their three
children came to the United States. It is reported that John and Andrew
paid the way for their namesakes and that the crossing was a stormy one
and took 19 days.
Approximately ten years later, Andrew, John and the Barkley family
moved to Michigan and settled northwest of Albion in Sheridan Township.
William Allison remained in New York State.
William Allison was born in Antrim County, Ireland and when coming to
America settled in Haverstraw, New York, on the banks of the Hudson River.
He married Mary ______ (also known as Molly). They had either 12 or 15
Rachel married George Jobson.
Children Arthur Ethel Harry
John Grace Agnes
Bert Bessie Nellie
Sarah married Charlie Benson.
Children: Fred Kenneth
Nellie married George Topping
Children: Bessie (nurse in Haverstraw)
Jennie married Uhl Mitch Austin
Children: John Louie Edna
Agnes married James King.
Children: John Willie Frank
Thomas Allison married May ______
Martha married Frank Hardenburgh.
Children: Mary (or May) Eva
Louise married Oscar Okley.
children: Caroline Walter
Note: Carrie (Caroline) visited in Michigan with Byron Springstead.
Carrie married Byron Springstead.
children: Milton Howard Edith
Margaret married Henry Mackey.
children: Lillie Olive James
Allison Griffith Mary
John married Kate _____.
children: John Edna Kate
Andrew Allison married Agnes Boyd in Troy, New York. She was b.Jan. 1,
Children: Emma b. 1876 d. June 1927
Aggie b. Sept. 18, 1874 d. May 1953
Emma Allison married Marion Miller No children
Stepchildren: Roland Howard Nita Joel Helen
Aggie Allison never married
Agnes Boyd Allison later married Donaldson Creps Oct. 9, 1879
Children: Darwin Will
She married Robert Barkley b. in Scotland d. Dec. 2
married in Ireland Dec. 1858
Children: John L. Andrew Sarah James Agnes Helen
Margaret Elizabeth Martha
John L. married Ellen M. McCutcheon. 1 son Weldon
Andrew married Jane Liveston. Children: Robert Susan
Children: Robert Susan
James married Elma Devinney 1 son Warren
Agnes married a man named Mathews 1 daughter Nellie
Helen married Ward Schultz
Children: Kenneth Mildred Leonard
Margaret married Arthur Johnson 1 daughter Jessie,
Mr Johnson died young. she later married Elwin Miller, 1 daughter Ruby
Elizabeth married Olivia Osmun. children: Margaret Lawrence
Martha married Valentine Osmun. 1 daughter Hazel
John married Sarah K. Edwards Dec. 27, 1866 in Rockland County, NY.
She was born in Orange Co., Newburg, NY Oct. 18, 1846 d. July 5, 1901
Andrews A. Allison Haverstraw, NY Jan. 7, 1868
Aggie Allison Haverstraw, NY May 7, 1869 d.Feb. 1, 1891
William A. Allison Haverstraw, NY Aug. 13, 1870 d.Dec. 2, 1943
Jane (Janey) Allison Albion, MI Mar. 25, 1875
John Clinton Allison Albion, MI June 19, 1879
Mary Etta Allison Albion, MI July 17, 1881
Mary Jane Allison Albion, MI July 24, 1872
David Allison Albion, MI Dec. 23, 1873
DESCENDANTS OF JOHN AND SARAH EDWARDS ALLISON
Andrews A. Allison married Fan M. Cook (b.June 1, 1872) on June 2, 1890
children: Marian Elizabeth b. Aug. 12, 1895 d.Aug. 9, 1968
Ruth E. b. Mar. 8, 1900
Lina b. Oct. 5, 1898 d.Apr. 4,
William J. (Bud) b. Mar. 3, 1909 d. Feb. 12, 1979
Leona b. Oct 11, 1905
Marian Elizabeth Allison
Elmer C. Bihl b. Sept. 22, 1893 d. Nov. 20, 1963
Married Feb. 1, 1917
One son John E. b. Oct 19, 1925 (always called Jack)
Frank Hogelan b. Mar. 6, 1899 d. Feb. 19, 1973
married July 9, 1915
William J. Allison (always called Bud)
Virginia M. Will b. Mar. 3, 1919
Married Dec. 1, 1945
Ruth E. Allison
Ernest J. Costin b. Jul. 31, 1898
Married Feb. 1, 1921
One daughter: Betty M. b. Nov. 12, 1922
Robert S. Bowman b. Nov. 5, 1922
Married Dec. 27, 1947
Children: Douglas R. Mark L.
Douglas R. Bowman
Debra G. Shelton b. May 28, 1950
Married Jan 9, 1971
Children: Candi b. May 2, 1973
Wesley b. Apr. 2, 1976
Mark L. Bowman
Holly Murray b.Dec.28, 1954>br>
Married Oct. 1, 1977