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Enoch C Allen
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1851
Taylor County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1899
Taylor County
Kentucky, USA

Enoch was born and died in Taylor County, Kentucky. On 27 November 1879 he married Mary Elizabeth (Lizzie) Hedgespeth. He was 28 and she was 19 years of age.
They had two children; Ermine Allen (1882-1940); and Edgar Poe Allen, b. 17 August 1889.

In the 1880 Taylor County Census, Oak Hill Precinct, Enoch Allen was family No. 64. He was 28 years old and a Merchant. His wife, Mary E., was 19 years old. They had no children.

1880 Agricultural Census of Taylor Co., Kentucky
Enoch Allen, Owner, 75 acres tilled including pasture and meadow, 6 acres of permanant meadow, pasture or orchard, 25 acres of woodland, value of farm and the buildings and fences thereon situated - $300, value of farm implements - $15, value of livestock on hand - $40, spent $15 on 3 weeks of white labor in 1879, estimated farm production for 1879 - $300, 1 mule on hand, 2 milch cows, 6 sheep on hand, 1 lamb dropped in 1879, 4 purchased living, 1 fleece at spring shearing weighed 2 lbs, 6 swine on hand, 5 gallons of sorghum molasses produced, 400 lbs of tobacco raised, 6 acre apple orchard with 100 bearing trees produced 50 bushels of apples, orchard products sold - $6, 20 cords of wood cut valued at $4

Enoch Allen is found in the 1897 Taylor County School census with two children attending Dist 10 school. Their home post office area is not given.

Lebanon Standard & Times
Wednesday, August 24, 1881
Page 1, Column 6
Robbery - - Enoch Allen's dry goods store, on Little Pitman Creek, in Taylor County, was broken into by thieves last Wednesday night, and articles of various kinds were taken, to the amount of about $150. No clue to the perpetrators as yet.

Larue County Herald
August 31, 1899
Mr. E. C. Allen, whom we mentioned some time ago as being sick, died August 5. He leaves a wife and two children and a father and sister to mourn their loss, to whom we extend sympathy. Mr. Allen was a kind gentleman, and in his death his family and friends sustained a great loss.

LaRue Co. Herald, 1899:
correspondence by Frank.
News of the death of Mr. E. C. Allen, of Enoch, when received here last Friday, cast a gloom over this community. He was a well-known citizen and one of the best men his community. He was a stanch Christian and was charitable toward all. There should be consolation in the thought that his soul is at ease in a land where temptations and sin are unknown and where life is eternal. Mr. Allen's friends were legions. He was a member of the Baptist Church, and in his death the church has sustained a great loss. He leaves a wife and two children, one son and one daughter, to mourn their loss, to whom sympathy is extended. The remains were interred in Jones Burying Ground last Saturday. Died Aug 4, 1899.

After his death, his wife, Lizzie Hedgespeth, married again on 22 December 1902 to Joseph McFarland Young. His 3rd, her 2nd marriage. She died 2 June 1935 and is buried in Good Hope Baptist Church cemetery.

[added by 2nd cousin, 2x removed, Russell Perkins, FAG #47213352]
Family links: 
  Robert McClure Allen (1825 - 1917)
  Bethany Ann Jones Allen (1826 - 1895)
  Mary Elizabeth Hedgespeth Young (1861 - 1935)
  Amanda Allen Morris (1849 - 1876)*
  Enoch C Allen (1851 - 1899)
*Calculated relationship
Jones Creek Cemetery
Taylor County
Kentucky, USA
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Record added: Jul 29, 2012
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Enoch C Allen
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