Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Allens in:
 • Grandview Cemetery
 • Fort Collins
 • Larimer County
 • Colorado
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Sarah Melissa "Bledsoe" Green Allen
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Oct. 8, 1858
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 1946
Fort Collins
Larimer County
Colorado, USA

Plot: C 37 10
Daughter of John Baxter Green and Margaret Louisa.

Info from Yogi Allen, her descendant and cousin to many of us:
After Dr. William Stone Allen, first husband, died Sarah Melissa Green Allen took her two living children and moved to live for many years with her parents, John Baxter Green's, at the family home, near Winfield, Iowa. Fred Allen, her son, got a job at a boarding house in downtown Des Moines, IA. The two children finished high school and Fred went to work as a Kaligrapher at the Iowa Sate legislature in Des Moines around the turn of the century. Fred was quite a restless sort, big, strong and very smart, and he jumped a westbound freight train to Cheyenne, WY about 1906.

At some point in time Sarah Melissa Green Allen moved west also and is buried in the same cemetery as her son, Fred Allen, in Ft Collins, CO.. Later in life she married to John Bledsoe, a farmer east of Cheyenne WY. She was known to family as Grandma Bledsoe. NOTE that her gravestone shows BLEDSOE as her last name.

Her daughter, Lillian Allen Hadley, lived in Greeley, CO.

Family links: 
  John Baxter Green (1822 - 1911)
  Margaret Louisa DeLong Green (1833 - 1912)
  John W Bledsoe (1849 - 1923)
  William Stone Allen (1849 - 1886)
  Karl Nelson Allen (1879 - 1880)*
  Fred Power Allen (1881 - 1965)*
  Charles Hamilton Greene (1853 - 1906)*
  Sarah Melissa Green Allen (1858 - 1946)
  George Raymond Greene (1866 - 1934)*
  Bertrand C. Greene (1872 - 1905)*
*Calculated relationship
Grandview Cemetery
Fort Collins
Larimer County
Colorado, USA
Created by: Mac Rodgers
Record added: May 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90462647
Sarah Melissa Bledsoe <i>Green</i> Allen
Added by: Judson Rhoads
Sarah Melissa Bledsoe <i>Green</i> Allen
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Colorado Ray
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service