Holt County, Missouri

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ALBERT H. JAMISON


ALBERT H. JAMISON, attorney and notary public, is a descendant of Ephraim Jamison, who was born in Virginia, in the year 1790, and came to Missouri in the year 1801. He was married to Clarissa Hinton, a native of Georgia, who was born in the year 1794. Her husband died in 1846, since which time she has resided with her son, Joseph W. Jamison, the father of Albert H. Jamison, who was a native of Missouri. He now resides in Callaway County, Missouri, where he was married to Miss Nancy R. Maupin, a native of Missouri. Her father, George Maupin, was born in Kentucky, and came to Missouri in the year 1803. There he was married to Nancy Miller.

Albert H. Jamison, whose name heads this sketch, was the second child in a family of ten children, five girls and five boys. He was born in Hickory County, Missouri, October 21, 185 I, and, when ten years of age, with his parents, he moved to Callaway County, Missouri, where they resided till March, 1865. They then located in Audrain County, Missouri, and, eighteen months later, they returned to Callaway County, Missouri, where his father now resides, his mother being deceased. Albert secured the benefits of the common schools in the different localities where he resided, and also attended the McGee College, of Macon County, four months and about fourteen months in the North Missouri State Normal, at Kirksville.

His youth was spent on a farm and, in 1870, he began teaching, in which he was principally engaged till 1877, when he commenced to study for his present profession. He was graduated, in 1878, from the law department of the State University, of Brownville, Missouri, and, in July of the same year, he entered upon his practice, in Brunot, Wayne County, Missouri, where he continued till October, 1879. Mr. J. then came to Mound City, where he has followed his profession with a considerable degree of success. He was married May 12, 1881, to Miss Mollie Renoe, a daughter of Baylis C. Renoe, a native of Missouri. Her mother's maiden name was Eliza Nevins, a native of Missouri. Mrs. Jamison was born in Callaway County, Missouri, November 7, 1855.

Source:"History of Holt and Atchison Counties, 1882"
Transcribed by Karyn


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