The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa Thursday, June 1, 1905
MRS. ELIZA ALLISON died in this city on Monday afternoon, May 29, 1905, at 3:15 o'clock, at the home of her son, JAS. ALLISON, after an illness of several months with sciatic rheumatism. Funeral services conducted by Rev. J.H. Yaggy were held at the ALLISON home in northwest Chariton yesterday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock, after which interment took place in the Chariton Cemetery.
ELIZA JACOBS was born in Clarke County, Iowa on January 25, 1836. When she was but an infant her mother died. At the age of eight years she came to Chariton and she was married here forty-four years ago to WILSON ALLISON. Several years ago the family moved to Kansas City, but for the past two years she has made her home here with her son JAMES. She was the mother of nine children. One daughter died in infancy but the others are living. They are MRS. BARBARA ALDERSON, MRS. MARTHA ROSE, MRS. LULU MEANS, GEORGE, FRANK and ED ALLISON, all of Kansas City, WILL of Carthage, Mo., and JAMES of Chariton. These sorrowing ones have the sympathy of many friends in their grief.