Tison Family Records

1767-1775
Manuscript Collection #1236
Creator(s)
Alleine, Joseph, 1634-1668; Tison, Jonathan
Physical description
0.027 Cubic Feet, 1 archival box, consisting of a book
Preferred Citation
Tison Family Records (#1236), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

This collection consists of a book that has late 1700s Tison family birth, marriage, and death dates on the fly leafs and on the margins of pages. The book is titled, An Alarm to Unconverted Sinners in a Serious Treatise and was written by Joseph Alleine, late Minister of the Gospel at Taunton in Somersetshire [England], in 1672. This edition is the 1767 Boston, N.E. [New England] printing. On page 224 of the book is written, "Jonathan Tison his book baught [sic] January the 18 day 1775. The price 5S." The book is probably from the Farmville, North Carolina, area.


Biographical/historical information

The book is titled, An Alarm to Unconverted Sinners in a Serious Treatise and was written by Joseph Alleine, late Minister of the Gospel at Taunton in Somersetshire [England], in 1672. This edition is the 1767 Boston, N.E. [New England] printing. This book has late 1700s Tison family birth, marriage, and death dates on the fly leafs and on the margins of pages.


Scope and arrangement

In this book, the Tison family birth, marriage, and death dates from the late 1700s are written on the fly leafs and on the margin of pages. On page 224 of the book, there is a note written "Jonathan Tison his book baught [sic] January the 18 day 1775. The price 5S." The book is believed to have originated from someone in Farmville, Pitt County, North Carolina.


Administrative information
Custodial History

August 3, 2015 0.027 cu. ft.; This collection consists of a book that has late 1700s Tison family birth, marriage, and death dates on the fly leafs and on the margins of pages. The book is titled, An Alarm to Unconverted Sinners in a Serious Treatise and was written by Joseph Alleine, late Minister of the Gospel at Taunton in Somersetshire [England], in 1672. This edition is the 1767 Boston, N.E. [New England] printing. On page 224 of the book is written, "Jonathan Tison his book baught [sic] January the 18 day 1775. The price 5S." The book is probably from the Farmville, N.C., area. Donor: Ronald M. Tyson

Source of acquisition

Gift of Ronald M. Tyson

Processing information

Processed by Aleck Tan, January 2020

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.


Container list
Box 1 Folder a Book containing Tison family records from 1776 to 1789, 1776-1789

Contains Tison family birth, marriage, and death dates from the late 1700s