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Pvt Edwin R. Allen
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1841
Cazenovia
Madison County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1918
Wellsboro
Tioga County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Veteran, Private, Company E, 42nd PA Infantry (1st PA Rifles / 13th PA Reserves Corps / Tioga Rifles Company in the 1st Bucktail Regiment), enlisted 22 Apr 1861. He was wounded in the right lower leg 13 Dec 1862 at the Battle of Fredericksburg, MD, recovered after 20 months in hospitals and home care, and then remained in service until 25 Jun 1864. In the Bates PA Volunteers book he is listed as Edward K. Allen, but in other documents, to include Veterans Schedules, unit reunions, and veterans pension lists, he is listed as Edwin R. Allen. Edwin R. Allen was the son of Thomas Allen and Deborah Walker, born 16 Jun 1841, Cazenovia, Madison County, NY. He migrated with his family to Delmar Township, Tioga County, PA and was raised on the family farm. Edwin married Isabella "Bella" Mary McCarter, a teacher, in her parents home 09 Jun 1869. She was the daughter of Elisha McCarter and Eunice Bacon, born 18 Sep 1842, Delmar Township, Tioga County, PA. Before 1874, he moved to Juniata Village, Adams County, NE, as a laborer with Isabella and their she delivered their two sons, Edwin L. (about 1874) and Oscar (about 1878). By 1890, although there is no census, they are cited often in the local Wellsboro newspapers participating in local veterans and relief activities. Around 1894, they divorced. In 1900, Edwin is a carpenter in Wellsboro, and around this time, they had sold their property near Pearl Street, Wellsboro. She lived in Brooksville, PA, working as the Matron of a Veterans Orphanage; and then she was living in Loyalsock, Lycoming County, PA, working as a Matron for the Home for the Friendless institution. February, 1909, they remarried in Washington, DC, as announced in Wellsboro newspapers. In 1910, Edwin was a carpenter in Washington, DC living with Isabella and son Edwin L. Allen, a hospital bookkeeper. Oscar Allen was working for the railroad in Buffalo, NY. Isabella died 11 May 1912 in Washington, D.C., and Edwin returned to Wellsboro. Edwin R. Allen died 24 Nov 1918 in Wellsboro, Tioga County, PA.

Thomas Allen was born 1811 in NJ, and died after 1880 in Delmar, Tioga County, PA.
Deborah Walker was born 1807 in NY, and died before 1880 in Delmar, Tioga County, PA.
Children of Deborah Walker and Thomas Allen are:
Mary Allen Dort was born 22 Nov 1828 in Green Bush, NY, and died 2 Aug 1916 in Stony Fork, Delmar Township, Tioga County, PA. She married Julius Dort 25 Apr 1848. Both are buried near Edwin R. Allen in the Stony Fork Butler Family Cemetery.
William J. Allen was born 1830 in Cazenovia, Madison County, NY. He married Philinda E. Dale 10 Jan 1854 in Wellsboro, Tioga County, PA. She was born 1835 in PA.
Charles Allen was born 1836 in NY, and died before 1880. He married Anna. She was born 1846 in PA.
Cordelia Allen was born 8 Aug 1837 in Cazenovia, Madison County, NY, and died 17 May 1900 in Delmar Township, Tioga County, PA. She married Ransford David Bartle 22 Jun 1854 in Delmar, Tioga County, PA, son of John West Bartle and Arvilla Hill. He was born 20 Feb 1832 in Oxford, Chenango County, NY, and died 19 Jun 1909 in Delmar, Tioga County, PA.
Sarah A. Allen was born 19 Jun 1839 in Cazenovia, Madison County, NY, and died 23 Jun 1899 in Delmar Township, Tioga County, PA. She married Oscar Campbell 3 May 1864 in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, son of Robert Campbell and Jane Suydam Knight. He was born 3 Jan 1839 in Delmar Township, Tioga County, PA, and died 3 Apr 1922 in Delmar Township, Tioga County, PA.
Edwin R. Allen.
Joseph Allen was born 1843 in Cazenovia, Madison County, NY. He married Louise Jennings 17 May 1865 in Wellsboro, Tioga County, PA. She was born 1842 in PA.
 
 
Burial:
Stony Fork Butler Family Cemetery
Stony Fork
Tioga County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Conservative Patriot
Record added: Oct 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79601133
Pvt Edwin R. Allen
Added by: Conservative Patriot
 
 
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