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John Allen
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1863
McCutchanville
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1928
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA

Bio
"JOHN ALLEN, grocer of Vincennes, Ind., is a native of Evansville, Ind., born June 16, 1863. His parents are John and Ellen (Vickery) Allen, natives, respectively, of England and Ireland, and are now residents of Fort Branch, Gibson Co., Ind. John was raised in Evansville and attended the public schools of that city. In 1879 he came to this city and engaged as clerk in the grocery store of his uncle, John Vickery. In 1883 he purchased a one-half interest in the business, which he held until his uncle's death in August, 1885. Since that time he has assumed complete management and control of the business, which he held until his uncle's death in August, 1885. Since that time he has assumed complete management and conrol of the business. He has an excellent stock of goods and is doing well financially. December 11, 1884, he wedded Sarah Callender, a native of Parke County, Ind., who died October 9, 1885; had one child, also deceased. In politics he is a republican and a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and although a young man is recognized as one among the successful business men of this city."

Ref: History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana (Chicago, Illinois, The Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1886) Page 306

John married Flora Knight Hester Allen in 1888.

Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 about John Allen
Name: John Allen
Birth Date: 16 Jun 1863
Birth Place: McCutcheonville, Indiana
Death Date: 22 Jan 1928
Death Place: Decatur, Macon, Illinois
Burial Date: 24 Jan 1928
Burial Place: Decatur, Macon, Illinois
Death Age: 64
Occupation: Banker
Race: White
Marital Status: M
Gender: Male
Residence: Decatur, Macon, Illinois
Father Name: James Allen
Father Birth Place: Near London, England
Mother Name: Ellen Vickory
Mother Birth Place: Londondary, Ireland
Spouse Name: Flora K. Allen
Comments: resided 39y in Decatur
FHL Film Number: 1614305
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Allen (1826 - 1902)
 
 Spouses:
  Flora K Hester Allen (1861 - 1942)
  Sarah E. Callender Allen (1859 - 1885)*
 
 Children:
  Edgar Hester Allen (1890 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairlawn Cemetery
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: kpet
Record added: Nov 12, 2010
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John Allen
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