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Rev John Wheelock Allen
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1813
Death: Sep. 24, 1885
North Woodstock
Windham County
Connecticut, USA

Graduated Bowdoin College, Maine 1834
Graduated Andover Theological Seminary, ordained a Presbyterian minister 27 December 1838
Pastor at Homer Michigan 1838-1839
Minister at Trenton NJ 1839-1841
Pastor at Wayland MA Congregational Church 1841-1849; his father William gave the installation sermon at the Evangelical Trinitarian Church on 29 December 1841
Minister Marquette County WI 1850-1853
Pastor at Sheboygan Falls WI 1853-1857
Minister at Chesterfield, MA 15 May 1859-11 May 1862
Chaplain 174th NY Volunteers 1862-1863
Resided Woodstock CT 1863-1866
Pastor at Brandon WI 1866-1868
Resided Ripon WI 1868-1871
Resided North Woodstock CT 1872-1885
Attended Centennial of Battle of Bennington, VT in 1877 (grandfather Rev Thomas Allen "Fighting Parson" participated)

Married Ellen Miranda Rice 1839
Married Sarah M Briggs in Woodstock CT shortly before moving to Chesterfield, MA

Children with Ellen
John Wheelock Jr 12/21/1847, Wayland, MA - 10/10/1937, Brighton, NY
Ellen's burial place is unknown & not linked through this memorial

Children with Sarah
Herbert
Constance 10/23/1861, Chesterfield, MA

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Allen (1784 - 1868)
  Maria Malleville Wheelock Allen (1780 - 1828)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah M Briggs Allen (1836 - 1934)
  Ellen M Rice Allen (____ - 1855)*
 
 Children:
  Ellen Wheelock Allen (1840 - 1841)*
  William Allen (1842 - 1842)*
  Maria Malleville Allen Vinton (1845 - 1904)*
  Charles Rice Allen (1849 - 1849)*
  Harriet Sophia Allen (1854 - 1856)*
  Herbert Chandler Allen (1860 - 1861)*
  Constance Eugenia Allen (1861 - 1946)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Wheelock Allen (1813 - 1885)
  Maria Malleville Allen (1815 - 1833)*
  Elizabeth Lee Allen Smith (1817 - 1898)*
  Charlotte Frelinghuysen Allen Hopkins (1819 - 1899)*
  William Allen (1822 - 1891)*
  Clara Love Allen (1823 - 1885)*
  Adriana Suhm Allen Hammond (1826 - 1895)*
  Mary Annette Allen (1828 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
John Wheelock Allen/Born/Nov 17 1813/Died/Sept 24 1885/"Forever with the Lord"

 
Burial:
Bridge Street Cemetery
Northampton
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: P.K. Magruder
Record added: Nov 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80912864
Rev John Wheelock Allen
Added by: P.K. Magruder
 
Rev John Wheelock Allen
Added by: P.K. Magruder
 
Rev John Wheelock Allen
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Thank you for your service
- P.K. Magruder
 Added: Nov. 23, 2011
 
 
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