HARRISON ALLUM, 1st CORPORAL, Company "D"
Submitted by DeeAnna Allum Granston.
Harrison4 Allum (William3, Charles W.2, William1) was born October 06, 1840 in Greene County, Pennsylvania, and died February 17, 1898 in Hermosa, Custer County, South Dakota. He married Clarissa Jane Frazee September 09, 1868 in Koszta, Iowa County, Iowa by Rev. J. S. Rankin, daughter of Joseph Frazee and Catherine Coleman. She was born December 10, 1848 in Iowa (perhaps Johnson County), and died September 26, 1930 in Hermosa, Custer County, South Dakota. Both Harrison and Clarissa are buried in Highland Park Cemetery in Hermosa, Custer County, South Dakota.
The only child of Harrison Allum and Clarissa Frazee was Minnie Pearl Allum, born March 14, 1882 in South Dakota; died March 25, 1901, probably in South Dakota; age, 19 years 11 days.
DESCRIPTION (Harrison): 5' 8" tall, fair complexion, dark hair, blue eyes (military record)
MILITARY SERVICE: Corporal, Company D, 1st WVA Cavalry Volunteers, August 1861 to July 1865
PENSION: National Archives, Washington, D.C. (6 pages) (WC464066)
OCCUPATION: Farmer (military record); carpenter (1880 census, South Dakota)
DOMICILE: Greene County, Pennsylvania; East Richland, Ohio (1861); Iowa; Hayward, Pennington County, Territory of Dakota (1887); Hermosa, Custer County, South Dakota
AGE AT DEATH (Harrison): 57 years 4 months 11 days
AGE AT DEATH (Clarissa): 81 years 9 months 16 days
BURIAL LOCATION: Highland Park Cemetery, Hermosa, Custer County, South Dakota, inscriptions, as follows:
Family stone is in the center of the Allum plot with Harrison's inscription on one side, Clarissa's on the other, and Minnie Pearl's on the other. The remaining side is blank. The top is off of the family stone and sitting beside the base on the ground. There is a foot stone inscribed M.P.A. at the foot of Minnie's grave.
Also, Civil War stone:
SGT. Harrison Allum, Co. D, 1st W. Va. Cav.
On base of stone: gone to his home in heaven