Allison, Thomas a minister of the Associate Church, was born in Pennsylvania, June 3, 1771. He pursued his classical studies at Canonsburg Academy (now Jefferson College); and studied theology under the direction of the Rev. Dr. John Anderson. He was licensed early in the year 1800, and preached in various places until some time during the following year, when he was installed as pastor at Mount Hope, Pa. In this charge he continued to labor until near the close of his life, when failing health induced him to resign. He died in April, 1840. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, IX, 3, 71.