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Janein Newman Amanda Powers was born 15 APRIL 1861 in Indian Valley, Plumas County,Ca. Amanda became an orphan when only two years old.
At that time her parents decided to return east. Leaving an older daughter in Indian Valley with friends, but her mother died while the lone wagon crossed the Nevada desert.Amanda was then left with relatives in Austin, Nevada, while her father continued the journey alone,his fate was never learned.
Amanda lost all trace of her family. At 6 yrs old she was adopted by Mr and Mrs Ben Hardesty. Fours years later her adopted mother died while driving a heard of horses across the Sierras to CA. leaving the 10 year old to care for an infant, and it was this foster sister, who twenty five years later met Amandas real sister, Martha Snyder in CA. establishing the first family contact between them.
At the age of 14, Amanda met and married Daniel Tussey Allison in Elko, Nevada on 19 May 1876.They had 11 children. the youngest was my father Raymond T.Allison. Amanda died on 12 July 1941 in Grand Junction, Colorado. Daniel Was born in Pettis County, Missouri February 1853 and died 17 Sept.1917 in Grand Junction, Colorado.
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Sue Vajda I have looking for many years for my birth father born in 1928 or 1929 in Texas. I think he married my birth mother in March 1948 about 14 months before I was born. He fathered 5 children me the oldest Gloria Ann Allison,my sister in 1952, my Brother David in Aug 1953 and my brother William in Jan 1955 and another sister in 1956. We were all born in Arizona. I know that my parents seperated in 1956 and we were placed for adoption through the Superior Court of Los Angeles, California Oct 27, 1957.It was a Dr. Toma in California that new our bmother's mother.
I no very little about my birth mother other than she was 18 when I was born June 23, 1950 at St Monica's Hospital in Arizona.She was born in Ok.
I found my two birth brothers In Texas.I haven't met them as yet. I talk to them quiet often.If any of this info sound familiar please e-mail [contact link]. My brothers and I would like to know what went on the first part of our life.
Thanks again for your time. Suzanne Tolman Vajda
Feb 07, 2010 · Reply
Danny Willingham Amanda Elizabeth Hicks Allison.. married to Jesse A Allison .. she was from Tenns and her daddy was John Daniel Dank Hicks. they all come from Tenn.. There no sign of the Mother Martha but what I know that Amanda Seperated from the kids and mother and dad when.. things were getting crazy she moved to Andrews to see Jesse A Allison was the spot light she married him... he was a 32nd degree mason they never hung him in prison. but the story tell that Jessie died in Andrews and Amanda went to New Mexico for Land that she had gotten because of her indian lineage...
Oct 27, 2011 · Reply
Terri Hanna looking for family members of the allson family from huntington,wv. my father ,s name was changed from allison to kraus by stepfather in the 40,s
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  • James 3.4%
  • William 3.3%
  • John 3.1%
  • Robert 2.6%
  • Mary 1.9%
  • Charles 1.6%
  • George 1.6%
  • Thomas 1.4%
  • David 1.0%
  • Joseph 0.7%
  • Margaret 0.7%
  • Richard 0.7%
  • Henry 0.6%
  • Elizabeth 0.6%
  • Donald 0.6%
  • Allison 0.6%
  • Edward 0.6%
  • Dorothy 0.5%
  • Helen 0.5%
  • Ruth 0.5%
  • Albert 0.5%
  • Walter 0.5%
  • Paul 0.5%
  • Arthur 0.5%
  • Harry 0.5%
  • Frank 0.4%
  • Roy 0.4%
  • Kenneth 0.4%
  • Harold 0.4%
  • Samuel 0.4%
  • Raymond 0.4%
  • J 0.4%
  • Sarah 0.3%
  • Ethel 0.3%
  • Mildred 0.3%
  • Martha 0.3%
  • Alice 0.3%
  • Frances 0.3%
  • Ralph 0.3%
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  • Clarence 0.3%
  • Jack 0.3%
  • Betty 0.3%
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  • Herbert 0.3%
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