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O'Dell Allison[1]

Male 1884 - 1975  (90 years)


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  • Name O'Dell Allison  [2
    Gender Male 
    Born 14 July 1884  Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Occupation 1910: Bookkeper “Man Yea Co”; 1918-1920 Bookkeeper, Spear & Co, Household Furnishings, Pittsburgh, PA; 1930: Accountant, Light and Power  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Residence 1910: McDonald, Washington Co, PA; 1918- 1920: 116 Roland Avenue, Crafton, Allegheny Co, PA.; 1930: Monrovia, Los Angeles, CA  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Died 2 February 1975  Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I70931  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 23 June 2007 

    Family/Spouse Elizabeth Tait,   b. 16 October 1884, Bradford, McKean Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 December 1945, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married about 1905  possibly, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Allison,   b. about December 1908, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Odell Allison, Jr.,   b. about 1911, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. George F Allison,   b. about 1916, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F49490  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1910 United States Federal Census
      Name: O Dell Allison
      Age in 1910: 25
      Estimated birth year: abt 1885
      Birthplace: Ohio
      Home in 1910: Mcdonald Boro, Washington, Pennsylvania
      Neighbors: View Results
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      On April 18, 1910, Odell Allison (25, Bookkeeper, Man Yea Co [?]) b. in Ohio of W. VA parents was living on Arabella Street in Mcdonald, Washington Co, PA. This was his first marriage. His wife of 3 years Elizabeth Allison (25, none) b in PA of Scottish parents, had born one which who was still living: Hope Allison (1 yr 4 mos.) b. in PA. Living in the next household are surely Odell's Parents: Frank Allison (53, Contracter, Hauling) b. in W VA of W VA parents. His wife of 33 years is Rose R Allison (51, none) b. in W. VA of W VA parents, who has born six children, four of whom survive. Children, all b. in Ohio are Harry [Henry?] V Allison (32, Engineer, Rail Road), Clyde Allison (23, fireman, Rail Road), Joan Singleton (21, none) in her first marriage (no number of years entered) who has given birth to one child who survives. This is Frank Allison's grandson, Richard Allison (2, none) b. in PA of Ohio parents.

      World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Name: O'Dell Allison
      Address: 116 Roland Ave, Crafton
      County: Allegheny
      State: Pennsylvania
      Birth Date: 14 Jul 1884
      Race: White
      Roll: 1852249
      DraftBoard: 2
      Age: 34
      Occupation: Bookkeeper, Spear & Co, 915 Penns Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
      Nearest Relative: Mrs. Elizabeth Allison (wife), 116 Roland Ave, Crafton, PA
      Registration Place: McKees Rocks, PA
      Height: Medium
      Build: Slender
      Color of Eyes: Gray
      Color of Hair: Brown
      No disabilities
      Date of Registration: 9-12-18

      1920 United States Federal Census
      Name: Adell Allison
      [Odell Allison]
      Age: 35 years
      Estimated birth year: abt 1885
      Birthplace: Ohio
      Race: White
      Home in 1920: Chartiers, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
      Home owned: Rent
      Sex: Female
      Marital status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Able to read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Mother's Birth Place: Ohio
      Father's Birth Place: Ohio
      Image: 669
      On January 8, 1920, Odell Allison (35, Bookkeeper, Furniture Store) b. in Ohio of Ohio parents is renting at 116 Roland Avenue in Chartiers Twp [AKA Crafton Heights or just "Heights"], Allegheny Co, PA. With him is his wife, Elizabeth K [R?] Odell (35, none) b. in PA of an "At Sea" US father and a PA mother. Children, all b. in PA are Elizabeth Allison (11, none) b. in PA, Odell Allison (9, none), and George Allison (5, none).

      1930 United States Federal Census
      Name: Odell Allison
      Age: 45
      Estimated birth year: abt 1885
      Birthplace: Ohio
      Relation to head-of-house: Head
      Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Allison
      Race: White
      Home in 1930: Monrovia, Los Angeles, California
      On April 4, 1930 Odell Allison (45, Accountant, light and power) b. in Ohio of Ohio parents was renting for $35 per month a house at 327 Wiled Rose Avenue in Monrovia, LA Co, CA. He was married at age 21 to Elizabeth Allison (45, bookkeeper, Automobile Garage) b. in PA of a PA father and an "at sea, Am Cit. mother [parentage reversed!]. With them was son Odell Allison Jr (19, none) b. in PA, and George F Allison (14, none) b. in PA.

      California Death Index, 1940-1997
      Name: ALLISON, ODELL
      Social Security #: 561180456
      Sex: MALE
      Birth Date: 14 Jul 1884
      Birthplace: OHIO
      Death Date: 2 Feb 1975
      Death Place: LOS ANGELES, , , , [4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1398] GEDCOM file from file “AdamMoffatDesends”, submitted by Alaric Faulkner.

    2. [S1362] Reminiscences of Elizabeth Tait Gallaher -- Notes of Estella Fox Beam.

    3. [S1356] California Death Index, 1940-1997, Los Angeles.

    4. [S1345] McKees Rocks, PA, 9-12-18.

    5. [S1330] US Federal Census, 1930: Monrovia, Los Angeles, CA.

    6. [S1330] US Federal Census, 1910: Mcdonald, Washington Co, PA.

    7. [S1330] US Federal Census, 1920: Chartiers Twp, Allegheny Co, PA.

    8. [S1356] California Death Index, 1940-1997.



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