|Birth: ||Jun. 16, 1863|
|Death: ||Jan. 22, 1928|
"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.
John Allen (1826 - 1902)
Flora K Allen (1861 - 1942)
Sarah E. Callender Allen (1859 - 1885)*
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Record added: Nov 12, 2010
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