Quaker family of the mid-Atlantic region: Samuel Allinson (1739-1791) compiled the 1776 edition of collected New Jersey laws, married the daughter of Daniel Cooper and was a lawyer of Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey (who, at the time of his death, resided in Woodbury, Gloucester County, New Jersey); Samuel's son William (1766-1841) was a resident of Burlington; Samuel's son James (b. 1778), a tailor, lived in New York City before removing in 1809 to Philadelphia where he died about two years later; James' son Samuel Allinson, Jr. [sic], a philanthropist active in founding reform schools in New Jersey, resided at Burlington for a period in 1824-1825 while attending school, but otherwise lived in Philadelphia until 1830 when he removed to "Locust Hill," a farm near Yardville in Hamilton Township, Mercer County, New Jersey, to which he had acquired title in 1824.
From the description of Papers, 1761-1909 (bulk 1761-1798, 1809-1811, 1824-1883). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122477584