Biography of George Allison

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GEORGE ALLISON. farmer, P. 0. Wheeling, was born in England in 1829. son of Thomas and Mary Allison, who came to America in 1832, locating in Chicago. After a short time they purchased a farm three miles from the city, where they remained until 1834, when theyrcmoved to Northfield and settled on a farm, where Ins father resided until his death, in 1880, at the age of eighty eight. His mother died in 1878, at the age of eighty four. The subject of this sketch was brought up on his fatherís farm; on attaining his majority he purchased the farm on which he now resides, containing 100 acres. He was married in 1877 to Miss Adda Studley, daughter of Davis and Mary Studley, born in Northfield in 1844. They are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He has been Commissioner of Northfield for two terms.

FROM:
History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.