Elizabeth Allison

Documented History

According to York County, Pennsylvania Wills, 1749-1819, Elizabeth Allison’s sister, Agness Allison, passed about 3 February 1789. The prove date was 25 March 1789. The Executor was Alexander Thompson in Hopewell Township. Agness sisters were Margaret, Jean, and Elizabeth. They had a brother named Alexander.

1790 United States Federal Census

In 1790, according to the United States Federal Census, Elisabeth lived in Northumberland, Pennsylvania in 1790. There were 3 household members, one of them being a free white female which would be Elisabeth, the other two were free white males under 16 years of age.

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According to Chanceford Township, York County, Pennsylvania Church Records, Elizabeth Allison married Victor Buchanan of Chanceford on 28 July 1790 in Valley Field Guinston (Muddy Creek) United Presbyterian Church, Chanceford township, York County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985

Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 shows that Victor and Elizabeth Buchanan had a child by the name of Henry. Also, listed under William and Sarah Ann Buchanan, are William S. and wife Mary Louisa with their son George H. and daughter Mary F.


According to Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, it was inferred that Elizabeth Allison passed away in 1794 in Chester, Pennsylvania. The probate date was 31 July 1794.

1794 Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993

So I don’t have too much for Elizabeth Allison just yet, but I have enough that I may be able to fill in the blanks later on.  The marriage date and siblings may lead me to additional records. As always, I’ll update this post as I find additional information for this ancestor.

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