|Birth: ||Apr. 18, 1859|
|Death: ||May 11, 1947|
Perry George Allen was the son of John & Rebecca Allen. He was born in 1859 in Indiana. He married Emma Louisa Grubaugh on 6 May 1883 in St. Johns, Clinton, MI. They celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary in 1933 per the following newspaper article:
Allen-Grubaugh Golden Wedding
Perry and Emma L. Allen, 74 and 67 years old respectively, and residents of Shepherd for forty-four years with the exception of four years spent in Georgia, guietly observed Sunday, May 6, the passing of the 5Oth anniversary of their wedding. Their son, Harvey Allen, and wife of Elwell took dinner with them. Three other sons and two daughters are living.
Perry Allen and Emma L. Grubaugh said their vows near Bridgeville, Gratiot county, May 6, 1883. Both are in comparatively good health and have good prospects for many more anniversaries.
Mr. Allen is the Central Michigan clog dancing champion and is known as a musician and entertainer who is identified with the Lumberjacks' orchestra and entertainment group that has its headquarters in Alma.
(From the scrapbook of Anna Koyl. Newspaper unknown.
Perry George died in Shepherd in 1947.
Row G Lot 19 Block
Buried May 14, 1947
Owner: Emma L. Allen
Twp. clerk record page 851
Emma Louisa Grubaugh Allen (1866 - 1952)*
Millie B Allen Haas (1889 - 1980)*
Harvey George Allen (1894 - 1968)*
Benjamin F Allen (1901 - 1977)*
Clinton V. Allen (1910 - 1962)*
Salt River Cemetery
Created by: Richard Holmes
Record added: Jun 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91158028