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Leila Smith Merrill Allen
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1863
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1940
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Daughter of Clarence Merrill (born South Norwalk, Connecticut) and Bathsheba Smith (born Nauvoo, Illinois).

Married David Robert Allen on 6 Jul 1881 in Salt Lake City. Children were David Robert Allen; John Rocky Allen; George Marcus Allen; Clarence Bigler Allen; Frank Stewart Allen.

Article from the Salt Lake Telegram, 10 Jul 1940
PROMINENT S.L. MUSICIAN DIES

Mrs. Leila Merrill Allen, 76, widow of David Robert Allen, died Wednesday of causes incident to age at the ome of a son, Frank S. Allen, 1441 Yale avenue.
Mrs. Allen, a well known musician and student of astronomy, was a member of one of Utah's best known families of educators.
She was born in Salt Lake City September 6, 1863, a daughter of Clarence and Bathsheba Smith Merrill. She attended the old Social Hall school and the University of Deseret.
In 1882 she was married to David Robert Allen, who later became professor of mathematics and astronomy at the University of Utah.
Surviving are three sons, George M. Allen, dean of the school of engineering at Columbia University, New York City; Clarence B. Allen of the Western Reserve university faculty, Cleveland, Ohio, and Frank S. Allen, principal of the Irving lower division high school in Salt Lake City.

Utah Death Certificate
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Clarence Merrill (1841 - 1918)
  Bathsheba Kate Smith Merrill (1844 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  David Robert Allen (1862 - 1937)*
 
 Children:
  David R Allen (1884 - 1906)*
  George Marcus Allen (1888 - 1969)*
  John R. Allen (1889 - 1890)*
  Frank S. Allen (1892 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  Annella Smith Merrill (1861 - 1862)*
  Leila Smith Merrill Allen (1863 - 1940)
  George Albert Merrill (1866 - 1899)*
  Frank Felshaw Merrill (1867 - 1942)**
  Alice Smith Merrill Horne (1868 - 1948)*
  Lula Felshaw Merrill (1870 - 1885)**
  Margaret May Smith Merrill Fisher (1872 - 1946)*
  Clarence Merrill (1874 - 1948)*
  John Henry Merrill (1880 - 1935)*
  Joseph Smith Merrill (1882 - 1913)*
  Thomas Smith Merrill (1884 - 1951)*
  Lewis Bigler Merrill (1887 - 1937)*
  Charles Smith Merrill (1890 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: P_7_2_4W
 
Created by: BBW
Record added: Apr 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68414822
Leila Smith <i>Merrill</i> Allen
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Leila Smith <i>Merrill</i> Allen
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Leila Smith <i>Merrill</i> Allen
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 Added: Aug. 26, 2011
 
 
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