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John Henry Allyn
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1849
De Witt County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 1933
Mount Ayr
Ringgold County
Iowa, USA

Biography from "Biography & Historical Record of Ringgold County, Iowa"
Lewis Publishing Company of Chicago, 1887, p. 320


John H. ALLYN, of the firm of Allyn Brothers, bankers and dealers in real estate, is a native of Illinois, born in DeWitt County in the town of Clinton, September 7, 1849, the fifth child in the family of Henry and Emily (FORMAN) ALLYN. Mr. ALLYN passed his boyhood days in his native county, receiving a good education in the common schools. At the age of sixteen years he accompanied his mother, a widow, to Ringgold County, Iowa. He was reared to agricultural pursuits, but on reaching manhood he embarked in the dry-goods and grain business at Redding, Ringgold County, which he followed for four years. He then, in May, 1886, became associated with his brother, George S. ALLYN, in the Mount Ayr Bank and real-estate business at Mount Ayr. Mr John H. ALLYN also represents several good fire-insurance companies: Germania, Continental Union of California and Commercial Union.

Mr. ALLYN was married in September, 1882** to Miss Josie FERGUSON of Worth County, Missouri, a daughter of John M. FERGUSON of Grant City, Missouri, where he was late judge of the Probate Courts. Mr. and Mrs. ALLYN are the parents of one son, Elton. Mr. ALLYN in his religious views is an Episcopal Methodist.
NOTE: John and Josie would later have two more children: Roe J. and Vivian O. (male).
**Family history from Grace Anguscile (Ferguson) Steiger lists their marriage on 19 Sep 1883.
Some time after Josie's death in 1906, John apparently remarried to Pearle Good. 
Family links: 
  Henry Allyn (1814 - 1855)
  Emily Ann Forman Allyn (1821 - 1908)
  Josephine E. Ferguson Allyn (1860 - 1906)
  Susan Pearl Good Allyn (1878 - 1967)*
  Ferguson Elton Allyn (1884 - 1924)*
  Roe J. Allyn (1887 - 1896)*
  Vivian O. Allyn (1889 - 1912)*
  Lucy Ann Allyn Massey (1839 - 1915)*
  John Henry Allyn (1849 - 1933)
  Mary Angie Allyn (1853 - 1933)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Cemetery
Mount Ayr
Ringgold County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: N S Ferguson
Originally Created by: Tracy Powell
Record added: Nov 25, 2006
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John Henry Allyn
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John Henry Allyn
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