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William David "Old Bill" Allen
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1837
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 14, 1926
Elmer
Macon County
Missouri, USA

The Home Press, La Plata, Missouri, September 23, 1926.
WILLIAM ALLEN
---William Allen died Tuesday, September 14, at his home two miles south of here, aged eighty-eight years, six months and twenty days.
---He is survived by his widow and nine children, thirty-five grandchildren and twenty-seven great-grandchildren. The children are Mrs. J.D. Russell, Ben Allen, Jim Allen and Will Allen of this community, Mrs. Anna Osborn of Yarrow, Mrs. Eva Huges of Atlanta, Mrs. George King of Baring, Harve Allen and Mrs. Vera Wilson of Des Moines, Iowa; two sisters, Mrs. Lucy Phillips of La Crosse and Mrs. Dora Brooks of Alexandria.
---Mr. Allen was a member of the Christian Church here and a good man.
---The funeral was held at the Christian Church Wednesday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Walter Anderson of Brookfield and Rev. George Shepherd of the Penticostal faith. Interment in Elmer cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Franklin Allen (1809 - 1864)
  Elizabeth F. Fry Allen (1810 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ann Robinson Allen (1855 - 1947)
 
 Children:
  Martha Leona Allen Spriggs (1880 - 1977)*
  James K. Allen (1882 - 1974)*
  Eva Allen Hughes (1888 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Allen Hickman (1833 - 1915)*
  Deborah Allen Archey (1835 - ____)*
  Sarah Jane Allen Mathis (1836 - 1900)*
  William David Allen (1837 - 1926)
  Thomas Phillip Allen (1839 - ____)*
  Robert Linzie Allen (1842 - 1925)*
  Susanna Allen Scott (1843 - ____)*
  Lucy Ann Allen Slaughter (1846 - 1939)*
  Elizabeth Allen Hays (1849 - 1938)*
  Mary Tabitha Allen Brooks (1852 - ____)*
  Benjamin Allen (1854 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Death date on marker does not match death date on death certificate.
 
Burial:
Elmer Cemetery
Elmer
Macon County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Genealogy Bug Kate
Record added: Jan 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33218458
William David Old Bill Allen
Added by: Linda Trumblee
 
William David Old Bill Allen
Added by: Linda Trumblee
 
 
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FAMILY
- Farm Girl from MO.
 Added: Aug. 19, 2014
My second great granduncle.
- Genealogy Bug Kate
 Added: Sep. 10, 2010
 
 
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