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Casper Allen
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Birth: 1843
New Jersey, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1931
Trenton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

Casper and Rosanna got married in 1877.

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The following obituary for Casper was published in the Trenton Evening Times on Saturday, March 14, 1931 on page 4:

ALLEN, CIVIL WAR VETERAN, IS DEAD

Formal Soldier Succumbs at 89 -- Funeral Will be Wednesday

Casper Allen, Civil War veteran, of 515 Cedar Lane, died today after a prolonged illness. He was 89 years old.

In his youth, Mr. Allen served in many campaigns, having seen service under General Custer and General Sherman. He was attached to Company G., 22nd Regiment, Infantry, New Jersey Volunteers, as a private during his first enlistment with the Union forces. Later he rejoined as a private in Company K, 35th Regiment, Infantry, New Jersey Volunteers, for service during the Indian War.

Mr. Allen was a member of Aaron Wikes Post, No. 23, G. A. R.; Brotherhood of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, and the Chambersburg Republican Club. His wife, Rosanna Allen, died serveral years ago.

Surviving him are a brother, David Allen; a niece, Mrs. Peter Cruser, of Bridgeton; and three nephews, George, Harry and Thomas Allen.

The funeral will be held from the home of William Lorenz, with whom he resided at 515 Cedar Lane, on Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock. At 2 o'clock services will be held at the St. Mark's Lutheran Church by the pastor, the Rev. Paul T. Warfield. Interment will be in Colonial Cemetery under direction of Elmer A. Kemp. 
 
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  Rosanna Allen (1846 - 1918)
 
Burial:
Colonial Memorial Park
Trenton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Sharri Bodnar
Record added: Jul 23, 2008
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Casper Allen
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Casper Allen
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Rest in Peace Casper.
- Sharri Bodnar
 Added: Mar. 7, 2009
 
 
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