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John Richard Allen
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1824
Mason County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1915
Corydon
Wayne County
Iowa, USA

Transcribed from The Biographical and Historical Record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties Iowa published 1886

John R. ALLEN, section 30, Benton Township, was born in Mason County, West Virginia, January 16, 1824, a son of William Allen. In the fall of 1849 he came to Iowa and lived in Jefferson County till the fall of 1852, when he removed to Wayne County and settled in Benton Township, entering 240 acres of Government land. He now owns 387 acres of fine land, and is engaged in general farming and stock-raising. He was married September 3, 1846, to Sarah, daughter of David Edwards. They have had ten children, of whom nine are living -- Lydia A., Margaret E., Charles V., William D., Mary, Elijah H., Tamer, Arminta and Alice. He and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal church.=Originally Created by: Dana
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Allen (1802 - 1852)
  Rachel McCallister Allen (1799 - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Edwards Allen (1827 - 1894)
 
 Children:
  Lydia Ann Allen Bobenhouse (1847 - 1925)*
  Margaret E Allen (1849 - 1920)*
  Charles Vee B Allen (1852 - 1917)*
  Sarah E Allen (1853 - 1864)*
  William D Allen (1855 - 1888)*
  Elijah H Allen (1859 - 1922)*
  Helen Tamar Allen Campbell (1862 - 1945)*
  James Tamar Allen (1862 - ____)*
  Arminta Allen Lee (1864 - 1949)*
  Alice Allen Gibson Davies (1866 - 1952)*
  Alice Allen Gibson (1866 - 1952)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Allen (____ - 1917)*
  John Richard Allen (1824 - 1915)
  Mary Margaret Allen Sollenbarger (1826 - 1912)*
  Eleanor Jane Allen Rush (1827 - 1871)*
  Evaline Catherine Allen Niday (1832 - 1884)*
  Martha Ann Allen Russell (1836 - ____)**
  Maurice Morris Tinman Allen (1836 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Corydon Cemetery
Corydon
Wayne County
Iowa, USA
Plot: ?
 
Created by: Jackie L. Wolfe
Record added: May 15, 2011
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John Richard Allen
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John Richard Allen
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John Richard Allen
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Blessings
- Melissa O'Brian
 Added: Jan. 9, 2012

- Kim
 Added: Dec. 10, 2011
List of the Children Memorials #----- See Sarah Edwards #68004261.
- Jackie L. Wolfe
 Added: May. 17, 2011
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