Rolland Morton Allison

Male 1926 - 1999  (73 years)


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  • Name Rolland Morton Allison  [1
    • He was called Rolland until he joined the navy and got the nickname of Al. [1]
    Nickname Al 
    Born 25 May 1926  Ozawkie, Jefferson, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • He weighed 7 1/2 pounds and had black hair and eyes. He was delivered by Dr. Puderbough. [1]
    Gender Male 
    Address 1930  Pueblo, Pueblo, CO Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address 1939  411 S. Ash, Yuma, Yuma, CO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address 1940  Peetz, Logan, CO Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Military 1 Jun 1944 to 21 May 1946  World War II Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Navy 
    Address Bef 1962  4296 Hillside Grove, Pewaukee, Waukesha, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address Abt 1962  Pewaukee, Waukesha, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    They bought a house and moved it to a lot they owned in Pewaukee. It was a one story that they converted to a 2 story, daylight basement home with a single car garage. 
    Died 23 Nov 1999  Pewaukee, Waukesha, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Plymouth, Sheboygan, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Cause of death: Lung Cancer.
    Person ID I6  Allison
    Last Modified 28 May 2019 

    Father John Philip Allison,   b. 25 Jan 1896, Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1975, Sheboygan, Sheboygan, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Nellie Joyce Morton,   b. 30 May 1892, , Barry, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1986, Chilton, Calumet, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1916  Cave Springs, Benton, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Rev. William Mosby Allison officiated. [1]
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Johanna Rysdyk,   b. 10 Sep 1933, Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 2016, Pewaukee, Waukesha, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1955  Greenleaf, Brown, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • They were married by Al's dad, Rev. John Philip Allison, at Lark United Methodist Church.
    Children 
    +1. J. Allison
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F54  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John Philip Allison family
    John Philip Allison family
    (Back, far right): John and Nellie. (Front): Al, Lute and Jim. The other people in the photo could be extended family or friends. Date and place and date unknown.
    John Philip Allison family
    John Philip Allison family
    The Allison siblings: Betty and her brothers, Max, Rolland, and Jim. Date and place unknown.
    John Philip Allison family
    John Philip Allison family
    Left to right: John, Jim, Hy Moore, II, and Al. Date and location unknown
    John Philip Allison's children
    John Philip Allison's children
    Betty, standing next to the truck, with Lute, Al and Jim inside the truck. The truck might be John Philip Allison's construction work vehicle, based on chain link siding in the back and rolled up canvas flap. Date and location unknown.
    John Philip Allison's children.
    John Philip Allison's children.
    Allison siblings: Jim, Lute, Betty and Al. Date and plate unknown. Border and color tinting added later by Hyatt Moore, II (Betty's husband).
    John Philip Allison family
    John Philip Allison family
    A scratched up but rare photo of the Allison family. (Back) Nellie, John, and Betty. (Front) Jim, Lute, and Al, doubtless just back from church. Taken sometime after Max died in 1935.
    John Philip Allison family
    John Philip Allison family
    Jim and Al, taken on Al's 21st birthday
    The Homestead at Roach
    The Homestead at Roach
    Sketch depicting John Philip Allison transporting logs from a home he deconstructed to the new home site for reconstruction. Artist: Hyatt Moore, painter, son of Betty Allison Moore and Hy Moore, II.

    Documents
    1930 United States Census, Pueblo City, Pueblo,  CO
    1930 United States Census, Pueblo City, Pueblo, CO
    John P Allison listed as head of household, which included wife, Nelle J., daughter Betty, and sons Max, Lute, Rolland and James.
    1940 Unites States Census, Peetz, Logan, CO
    1940 Unites States Census, Peetz, Logan, CO
    John P Allison listed as head of household, which included wife, Nell J., Lute P., Rolland M., James H.
    John Philip Allison and Nellie Joyce Morton, children's birth records
    John Philip Allison and Nellie Joyce Morton, children's birth records
    Nellie is the most likely author of these notes. It matches samples of her handwriting.

    Headstones
    Rolland Allison and Johanna Rysdyk headstone
    Rolland Allison and Johanna Rysdyk headstone
    Rolland Allison, Military service plaque
    Rolland Allison, Military service plaque

    Histories
    The Homestead at Roach
    The Homestead at Roach
    Betty Allison Moore's recollection of the Homestead in Roach, Colorado, 1930 or 1931.
    Eulogy to Al, My Brother
    Eulogy to Al, My Brother
    A touching tribute to Al, written by Jim Allison, November 1999
    Max Allison's death
    Max Allison's death
    Betty Allison Moore's recollection of her brother Max' death in 1935.

    Albums  Allison (6)
    Images (photos, scanned documents), histories, recordings, and videos relating to our Allison ancestors.

  • Sources 
    1. [S50] Morton Family records.

    2. [S5] Find A Grave.

    3. [S48] 1930 United States Federal Census , Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    4. [S13] 1940 United States Federal Census , Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    5. [S57] Fold3.