|Birth: ||Aug. 22, 1841|
Van Buren County
|Death: ||Apr. 18, 1915|
Husband of Sarah Ann (Ogle) Allen.
William Lewis Allen was born Aug. 22, 1941, in Van Buren county, Iowa, and died near New Virginia April 18, 1915, at the age of 73 years, 7 months and 27 daygs. His parents died whenhe was about five years of age and he came to Warren county, Iowa, and lived with his aunt until a young man. In 1862 he enlised in the 35th Missouri Volunteers, Infantry, Co. C, and served his country for four years. ov. 26, 1865, he was married to Miss Sarah Ogle. To this union two children were born, Emma E., who died Dec. 17, 1890, and Mrs. R. T. Nicoson, of New Virginia. He was converted and joined the Baptist church in 1867, and when he moved to St. Charles in 1884 he united with the Christian church, of which he has been a good, faithful member. He was a consistent Christian and one who was always a "living epistle, read and known by all men." He was loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed. He leaves to mourn his loss an aged weife, one daughter, five grandchildren and five great grandchildren, and a large host of frients. Funeral services were held at the home of R. T. Nicoson at 9:30 Tuesday, Apri l20, and then the body was taken to St. Charles where services were held at the Christian church by Rev. J. A. Johnson and Rev. C. K. Corkill, after which he was laid to rest in the St. Charles cemetery.
(Winterset Madisonian, Winterset, Iowa, Wednesday, April 28, 1915, page 1.)
Sarah Ann Ogle Allen (1845 - 1923)*
Emma E Allen Howard (1866 - 1890)*
Mary Margaret Allen Nicoson (1870 - 1962)*
Saint Charles Cemetery
Created by: Beverly Williams
Record added: Aug 30, 2007
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