Allison, Joseph 1903

OBITUARY – Joseph Allison
East Liverpool Tribune

Joseph Allison, the oldest resident of the East End, and one of the oldest residents of East Liverpool, died at 5 o’clock Saturday (October 10, 1903) afternoon at his home on St. George street, death, being due from infirmities of his advanced age. The funeral will be held at the Second United Presbyterian church, East End, at 2 o’clock this afternoon. Interment to follow in Spring Grove cemetery. The services will be in charge of Gen. Lyon, post, Grand Army, of which the deceased was one of the oldest members, and the services at the church will be conducted by Rev. D. W. McQuiston.

Mr. Allison was one of the oldest residents of the East End. He was 82 years of age and the greater part of his life had been passed in this section. He served through the Civil war in Capt. Dawson’s command and bears a splendid war record. Some time ago Gen. Lyon post purchased a wheel chair and gave it to Mr. Allison for his use as long as he lived. He had made good use of the charitable gift, using it up until the time of his death. He was a conscientious member of the Second United Presbyterian church.