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Orpha Allison
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1882
Reno County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1936
Reno County
Kansas, USA

Orpha was the third daughter born to Silas & Emma Frances Sargent Allison. She never married.

Orpha Allison was born near Sylvia, Kansas, Oct 18, 1882 and departed this life at Grace Hospital at Hutchinson, Kansas, Jan 22, 1936, age 53 years, 3 months and 4 days.

While away at school she united with the Congregational church and held to that faith until death.

Orpha taught two terms of school and served as bookkeeper at the Norwood store in Sylvia for many years. Of later years she served in the home as a true and faithful daughter from which she will be sadly missed.

Her father passed away in 1917; her eldest sister, Mrs. Flora Vance, in 1934.

She leaves to mourn her passing her aged mother; six sisters; Mrs. Ollie Seward of Great Bend, Mrs. Ellen Schwein of Ulysses, Mrs. June Wheeler of Anthony, Mrs. Laura Jorgensen of Hutchinson, Mrs. Alpha Whittaker and Miss Elsie Allison of Sylvia; also 1 brother Lloyd Allison of Sylvia and other relatives.

Funeral services were conducted by Reb. W. B. Stevens from the home Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock and buial will be in the Sylvia Cemetery.

The Sylvia Sun
Thursday, Jan 30, 1936
Family links: 
  Silas Allison (1847 - 1917)
  Emma Frances Sargent Allison (1855 - 1938)
  Flora Allison Vance (1879 - 1934)*
  Olive Allison Seward (1881 - 1942)*
  Orpha Allison (1882 - 1936)
  Eleanor Allison Schwein (1884 - 1962)*
  Ida June Allison Wheeler (1887 - 1968)*
  Alpha Allison Whittaker (1890 - 1964)*
  Laura Allison Jorgensen (1893 - 1952)*
  Elsie Allison (1897 - 1938)*
  Lloyd Sargent Allison (1902 - 1981)*
*Calculated relationship
Sylvia Cemetery
Reno County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Judy Mayfield
Record added: Nov 23, 2004
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Orpha Allison
Added by: Judy Mayfield
Orpha Allison
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- Lorraine Blake
 Added: Feb. 11, 2007

- Judy Mayfield
 Added: May. 3, 2006

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