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Dr Walter Hollis Allen
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1860
Toulon
Stark County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 1940
Saint Louis
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA

Son of William & Sarah (Nuttall) Allen, husband of Elma H. Shaw.

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Dr. Walter Allen, Alta, Dies August 16

Dr. Walter Allen, Alta physician for the past forty years, and uncle of Robert Allen, Chillicothe, died at 1:10 last Friday afternoon at St. John's hospital in St. Louis.

He was born near Toulon, November 22, 1860. A few years later the family moved to Peoria county and the remainder of his life was spent in the Alta vicinity, with the exception of two years at Neponset.

On October 22, 1891 he was united in marriage to Emma [Elma] Shaw and to this union where born eight children, all of whom, with the widow survive. He also leaves one sister, one brother, Dr. Oscar Allen of Rosemead, California, and 24 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon with burial at Mt. Hawley cemetery.

Dr. Allen had been in ill health for a long time. Prominent in Masonic circles, the rites of this lodge were carried out at the funeral and cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Henry Allen (1831 - 1920)
  Sarah Elizabeth Nuttall Allen (1838 - 1902)
 
 Spouse:
  Elma Henrietta Shaw Allen (1868 - 1957)
 
 Children:
  Martin Shaw Allen (1892 - 1979)*
  Benton Charles Allen (1894 - 1991)*
  Roscoe Raymond Allen (1896 - 1986)*
  Julia E Allen Timmons (1898 - 1941)*
  Hollis N. Allen (1900 - 1988)*
  Leta Mae Allen Challacombe (1903 - 1973)*
  Mabel Clare Allen (1905 - 1982)*
  Henry Cline Allen (1909 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Varina T Allen Shaw (1859 - 1935)*
  Walter Hollis Allen (1860 - 1940)
  Jefferson Davis Allen (1863 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hawley Cemetery
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: One Foot In The Grave
Originally Created by: John Melton
Record added: Oct 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22159941
Dr Walter Hollis Allen
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 Added: Nov. 22, 2007
 
 
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