Who are Henry Allison's parents?

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Henry Allison is my GGG Grandfather. No one seems to know who his parents were. I have beeb researching everywhere. Can anyone help?
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Here is some information from ancestry:

 "Polly" Allison b. ca 1800-02 was a daughter of Richard Allison who married Henry Allison my maternal Great Grandfather, b. ca 1790.  His parents and possible relationship unknown at this point.  They settled in the Swannanoa Gap of Buncombe County, NC.  It is believed they raised the following twelve children:

ThomasEphiram NoahJefferson W.; Elizabeth who married a York; Casandra "Cassie" marrying William Padgett; John Henry, first married Elizabeth Rebecca Glendown, second Sarah Jane Freeman; Benjamin married Rebecca Biddix sister to my paternal Grandmother Safronia Biddix.  [John Henry and Benjamin were twins] Richard; Riley; Rebecca who married a Baker; Virginia "Jennie" married Bryson McGlamory; Lydia married James "Jim' Cheesman who is said to have owned the property where the present Ridgecrest Baptist Assembly is located.  [Virginia and Lydia were also twins].  In my ancestral research nothing more at this time is known. - Charles David Biddex.


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1791 -1979 *Old Buncombe County Genealogial Society  Buncombe County, North Carolina*

     The Heritage Of Old Buncombe County  Volume I -1981

by Jim Parish G2G6 Pilot (158k points)
I know the above doesn't solve the parentage of Henry, but I thought it might give you a place to begin looking. The 1800 US census shows a Henry Allison as head of household in Burke County, with two males under 10 in the household. Could Henry be your Henry's father?

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