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Ida R Wood Allen
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Birth: 1856
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1919
Jefferson City
Cole County
Missouri, USA

Ida R. Wood married Jacob Allen October 6, 1886 Bates County
JACOB D. ALLEN, born in Franklin County, Kentucky, September 12th, 1859. Moved to Missouri in 1875 with his parents, Richard N. and Jannette Allen, who located on a farm in New Home township, Bates county. Served an as apprentice in a printing office in 1876-79. Took an A. B. course in Kentucky Millitary Institute 1879 to 1882. Was Senior Captain of Corps 1881 2. Salutatorian '82 class. Was Deputy County Clerk from January 1, 1883, to July I, 1884, when he took charge of the Butler Weekly Times, which paper he is still conducting. Was congressional committeeman from 1886 to 1888. Delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Chicago, from 6th Missouri District in 1892. Was Postmaster at Butler from July 1, 1893, to October 1, 1897. Appointed by Govenor Lon V. Stephens, on October 2, 1899, a member of commission to locate and build State Lunatic Asylum No. 4, in Southeast Missouri; elected chairman of the commission by his conferres, in which capacity he is now serving the state. Was married Oct. 6th, 1886, to Miss Ida R. Wood, to which union three sons were born, Robert, William and Jacob.
Mr. Allen has made the Times one of the leading and influential Democratic weeklies of the state; and he is recognized as among the prominent politicians of his party, and his friends hope to see him suitably honored by his party in the future.
[Source: The Old Settlers' History of Bates County, Mo.]
b. 1862 Ind d.8/30 19 Cole County Jefferson Ida R Wood daughter of J C Wood and Rosa Washington children Robt Will and Jacob
Mo Death Cert 24705
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  Jacob D. Allen (1859 - 1941)
  Robert Dickinson Allen (1887 - 1967)*
  William Henry Allen (1892 - 1951)*
  Jacob Wood Allen (1896 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Cemetery
Bates County
Missouri, USA
Created by: JARROTT P. COX
Record added: Sep 13, 2012
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Ida R <i>Wood</i> Allen
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