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Charles Wesley Allen
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1867
Chillicothe
Livingston County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1958
Warren
Cochise County
Arizona, USA

Son of John B. Allen and Rebeckah Gibson

1st wife: Nancy [Lila] Eliza Wertz [1875-1923]
2nd wife: Johannah [Joey] Muat [1885-1971]

father of Clarence W. Allen [1894-1894]

Buried on 11 April 1958
grave: 16
section: 6
Plot: New BPOE

At the age of 23 he became the Postmaster in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Was associated with several newpapers in Las Vegas, including the Las Vegas OPTIC

in 1899 Charles and Lila moved to El Paso, Texas, where Charles was associated with the El Paso Herald. He also had a curio shop.

In 1905, the Allens moved to Bisbee, Arizona, where started the Standard Furniture Company. Charles and his brother built the Allen Block in Bisbee--the first area of office buildings in Bisbee.

Charles was a member of the B.P.O.E Elks, the Odd Fellows and Rotary. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John B. Allen (1830 - 1908)
  Mary Rebeckah Gibson Allen (1842 - 1927)
 
 Spouses:
  Nancy Eliza Wertz Allen (1875 - 1923)*
  Johanna Muat Allen (1885 - 1971)*
 
 Children:
  Clarence W. Allen (1894 - 1894)*
 
 Siblings:
  Franklin P Allen (1853 - 1929)**
  Jessie Ellen Allen Brown (1860 - 1945)**
  Charles Wesley Allen (1867 - 1958)
  DeEtta Allen Lutz (1868 - 1895)*
  Lafayette Rhoman Allen (1871 - 1953)*
  Twin son Allen (1871 - 1871)*
  Elizabeth Allen Stirratt (1873 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Bisbee
Cochise County
Arizona, USA
 
Created by: Bruce Wertz
Record added: Nov 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16606385
Charles Wesley Allen
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Charles Wesley Allen
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Charles Wesley Allen
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Thanks, Uncle Charlie, for all you did in your lifetime.
- Janice Moore
 Added: May. 25, 2013
Rest in peace.
- Cori Hoag
 Added: Jun. 25, 2009
REPOSE EN PAIX CHARLES!
- quebecoise
 Added: Dec. 21, 2007
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