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William O. Allen
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1848
La Porte County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1863
La Porte County
Indiana, USA

William O. - ?? 1863 son of ?? & Margaret Allen
(Possibility, This might be William Orville Allen, son of Lawrence and Margaret Allen as show in the 1860 Cass twp, pg 112)

Info Added by Randy Eutsler :
William Orville Allen was born in 1849, the son of Loren & Margaret (Napier) Allen. The 1850 census shows the family in Clinton Twp; and the 1860 census shows the family in Cass Twp.

William was named after his father's brother, and at the time of the census on 13 Sep 1850 his Uncle Asahel (another of his father's brothers) was living with the family. Listed as being age 1 at that time and going by the name of Orville.

On 25 Jun 1860 in Cass Twp., Michigan City P.O. area of the census he is listed as Orvill age 10.

(That reflects his birth between Jun and Sep of 1849. Having turned 1 already in 1850, but not turned 11 yet in 1860.)

After his death in 1863, being age 13-14; his family moved west to Nebraska.

He has 3 younger siblings : George, Jeremiah "Jerry", and Samantha "Mantie".

Family verbal history of Jerry says that there was a member of the family that was a Drummerboy during the Civil War. After the death of my Grandfather Wes Shoults, I received an envelope with some items, and one was a Ribbon. I no longer have the ribbon but I did take photos of it. I would suspect that William Orville Allen was the veteran and probably was Killed In Action during the beginning of the War. He was the eldest child, and his brothers George and Jerry were both too young being 9 & 7 respectively.

13 SEP 1850 -- IN - La Porte Co., Clinton Twp. # 4 # 4
ALLEN, Lorin 26 m NY Farmer
ALLEN, Margaret 20 f VA no r/w
ALLEN, Orville 01 m IN
ALLEN, Asahel 22 m PA No Occ
25 JUN 1860 -- IND - LaPorte Co., Cass Twp., Michigan City
ALLEN, Lowrane 34 m NY Farmer $300
ALLEN, Margarett 30 f VA
ALLEN, Orvill 10 m IN
ALLEN, Geo 08 m IN
ALLEN, Jerre 04 m IN
Cemetery Records > Morgan Cemetery, Cass Twp., LaPorte Co., Indiana
Date Established : 1850
Cemetery is located in Section 14, just West of Intersection of 1400 S. and 700 W.
Row # 4 : Allen, William O.
Date of Birth :
Date of Death : ??? 1863
Family links: 
  Loren Allen (1823 - 1894)
  Margaret Napier Allen (1828 - 1890)
  William O. Allen (1848 - 1863)
  Jeremiah P. Allen (1856 - 1932)*
  Samantha Allen Snavely (1857 - 1928)*
*Calculated relationship
This is good as I can get :

William O. Allen
Son of Loren and
Margaret Allen
March 20, 1863
Aged 14 y 7 mo 8 days

Morgan Cemetery
La Porte County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Row 4
Maintained by: Randy Eutsler
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Jul 06, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9051856
William O. Allen
Added by: mrwhitacre
William O. Allen
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Dennis Alan Deel
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- Kimberly G. Toelle
 Added: Aug. 1, 2015
May you rest in peacce
- mrwhitacre
 Added: Jun. 5, 2009
Update - This is William Orville Allen 1849-1863, son of Loren & Margaret (Napier) Allen.
- Randy Eutsler
 Added: Jul. 27, 2008

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