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Rev William Benjamin Allen
Birth: 1867
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 1947
Cowell
Newton County
Arkansas, USA

William Benjamin Allen married Allie Victoria Bearden in Marshall County, AL on 31 May 1891. William was living with with his parents William Benjamin Allen, Sr. and Nancy his wife in Texas in 1870 in Cherokee Co. in the U.S. census. William B. was 4 and his sister was Polley was 2. His father was 45 and his mother was 24. His father was born in Tennessee and mother in Alabama.

Allie and William had 6 children and 34 grandchildren. Their children were Minnie Elizabeth (or Elizebth) Allen Daniels, Leo Otto Allen (buried next to his mother), Ida B. Allen McLeland Capps, William Harley Allen (buried next to his mother), Joseph E. Allen (see picture to the right), and Elsie M. Allen Yates. All their children are buried in West Lawn Cemetery in Henryetta except Minnie Elizabeth (or Elizebth) Allen who is probably buried in California because she died in Los Angeles.

He remarried after Allie's death and her name was thought to be Mary. See picture of them. Go to the right side of the page and Click Here on View All Images.

At one time he was pastor at Salem Baptist Church in Henryetta, OK.

He died Jan. 2 in Cowell, AR as reported by his second wife on Jan. 4, 1947 telling the family of his recent death.

His second wife stated he was buried nicely and lots of people attended his funeral. She said he had a lot of friends. Also, she said he died in the hospital and his last words were, "Moma I am going to heaven, you can come on." 
 
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 Spouse:
  Allie Victoria Bearden Allen (1871 - 1929)*
 
 Children:
  Leo Otto Allen (1894 - 1950)*
  Ida B. Allen McLeland Capps (1901 - 1976)*
  William Harley Allen (1904 - 1966)*
  Joseph Earn Allen (1908 - 1969)*
  Elsie Mae Allen Yates (1910 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cowell Cemetery
Newton County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Nancy (Price) (Witherspo...
Record added: Feb 18, 2010
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Rev William Benjamin Allen
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Rev William Benjamin Allen
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Rev William Benjamin Allen
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