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Carrie Ellen Stearns Allen
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1872
York County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1957
Canon City
Fremont County
Colorado, USA

Wife of Walker Winfield Allen. Daughter of John Sheldon Stearns and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Crockford.


Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, February 14, 1957


Carrie Ellen Allen, eldest of eight children of John S. and Elizabeth Stearns, was born Dec. 20, 1872, in York county, Nebraska. She came by covered wagon with her parents to a farm near Russell where she grew to womanhood and became a school teacher.

She married Walker Winfield Allen, July 11, 1894, in the farm home near Russell. They spent 30 years of their married life on a farm north of Lucas, where their son Roy and wife, now reside.

To this union were born seven children, Valeria, who passed away in infancy, Edna, wife of George Cherrie of Canon City, Colo., Roy J., of Lucas, Claude M. of Ft. Collins, Colo., Glenn W. of Canon City, Colo., Lois Martha, who passed away on July 5, 1922, at the age of 12 years and Keith of Chariton. Other survivors are a brother, Joseph B. Stearns of Rice Lake, Wis.; eight grandchildren and a score of nieces and nephews.

Mr. and Mrs. Allen were spending the winter in Canon City, Colo., with their son, Glenn and family and near their daughter, Edna and family when she was suddenly stricken Monday, Feb. 4, with a coronary thrombosis and passed away quietly and quickly.

Mrs. Allen loved her church and church friends where she served and worked all her life.

Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 8, at the Presbyterian church in Lucas at 2 p.m., conducted by the Rev. Versteeg and the Rev. Beals. Burial in Chariton cemetery. Miley Funeral home was in charge of arrangements.

Family links: 
  John Sheldon Stearns (1840 - 1929)
  Elizabeth Crockford Stearns (1852 - 1922)
  Walker Winfield Allen (1869 - 1959)
  Roy J. Allen (1900 - 1982)*
  Lois Martha Allen (1910 - 1922)*
  Keith H. Allen (1912 - 1975)*
  Carrie Ellen Stearns Allen (1872 - 1957)
  Otis W. Stearns (1879 - 1908)*
*Calculated relationship
Chariton Cemetery
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section O
Created by: Skip
Record added: May 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52554772
Carrie Ellen <i>Stearns</i> Allen
Added by: Doris Christensen
Carrie Ellen <i>Stearns</i> Allen
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