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Catherine B. Boyes Allen
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1832
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1864
California, USA

Killed by Indians


On September 8, 1864, while her husband William was, haying about two miles from the house, two renegade Indians attacked; they shot Catherine, beat the children and left them for dead. Newspaper reports said two of the children had been killed and Dr. Guptill of Millville was not sure any of them could live; he covered a hole in baby Robert's head with a silver fifty-cent piece and put a silver plate in Lillian's head, and all four survived.

Catherine was buried near the house where she was killed. Her stone is still there and readable -- B. ALLEN --Died September 8, 1864.

Julia Ann Kilgore Allen, his second wife, and their infant son, Benjamin F. Allen are buried beside Catherine. 
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  William Lawton Allen (1835 - 1900)*
*Calculated relationship
Allen Family Cemetery
Shasta County
California, USA
Created by: Janice
Record added: May 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19443907
Catherine B. <i>Boyes</i> Allen
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