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Arthur Mason Allen
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Birth: Jan. 14, 1831
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA
Death: May 12, 1914, USA

Arthur Mason Allen married Mary E McGee b, 1840 and died before him. They had at least one child named Arthur Mason Allen Jr born 1865 who died in Harrison Co Mo 1930, and a grandchild named Margaret L. Allen born 1900 per census.

From the Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri by Conrad Vol 1 p 21
Arthur Mason Allen, lawyer, was born near Centerville, Fairfax County Va Jan 14, 1831. son of William T Allen and Susan Pritchartt Allen, the former being a prominent citizen of that county. His paternal grandfather was Josiah Allen of Prince William County. His maternal grandfather, Travis Pritchartt served in the defense of Baltimore, War of 1812. His maternal grandmother was born Rosa Buckley.

Judge Allen started law practice in Fairfax County courthouse. Moved by horseback to settle in Westport, Now Kansas City, Mo. He was founder of Allen Library at Westport and Wyandotte Ave Allen School named after him. Both later named Wesport library and school during the Centennial celebrarion.

Per Missouri Death Certificate Jackson Kansas City 16119
Missouri Death certificates online
Arthur M. Allen November 02, 1930 Harrison 32700 Request Photocopy
Arthur Mason Allen May 12, 1914 Jackson Kansas City 16119
Arthur Mason Allen
widowed white male occupation atty at law
father William T Allen b Va
mother Rose Pritchett b va ( 2006 - mother was Susan Pritchartt)
informant A M Allen Jr 3612 Forest filed may 13, 1914
dade of death 5-13-13
cause cereberal hemmorage - cont factors senility
burial Forest Hill Cemetery
undertaker E Sterne & Son 924 Oak
Jackson Co MO

Other research on this family shows parents as - William T Allen (also Lawyer) and Susan Mason Pritchartt d/o Travis Pritchartt and Rosa Buckley. Informant may have confused grandmother with gr grandmother name "Rosa".

July 5, 2012 message from Smokey at FAG researching Civil War who provided us with the wife link to Arthur Mason Allen:

[Send Reply] Arthur Mason Allen,15085740
Wife is Mary Ellen McGEE, 76353491.
Her father is Allan B.H. McGee, Birth:1815, Death: 1903

I'm currently researching the only known Civil War era [1860-85] photo album of the McGee family of Westport/Kansas City MO. and seek photos to help in matching names to photos.
Smokey Bassett, Rocklin CA

Family links: 
  William T Allen (1806 - 1877)
  Susan Mason Pritchartt Allen (1810 - 1876)
  Mary Ellen McGee Allen (1839 - 1904)
  Susan M. Allen (1863 - 1898)*
  Arthur M. Allen (1864 - 1954)*
  James White Allen (1865 - 1939)*
  William F. Allen (1867 - 1949)*
  Robert Fairfax Allen (1874 - 1935)*
  Arthur Mason Allen (1831 - 1914)
  Louis Frederick Allen (1835 - 1913)*
  Susanna V. Allen Ferguson (1837 - 1919)*
  George Travis Allen (1846 - 1919)*
  William Samuel Allen (1849 - 1920)*
  Edgar Franklin Allen (1857 - 1903)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Hill Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Anne Rupert
Record added: Jul 29, 2006
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Arthur Mason Allen
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