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Pvt John Allen
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Birth: Aug. 3, 1843
Henry County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1894

Son of Daniel Clark Allen and Susannah Sheridan. Married to Belle M. Reynolds on 03 Feb 1869.

William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas

JOHN ALLEN, Attorney, was born in Henry County, Ind., August 3, 1843. When about ten years of age his father removed to Warren County, Ohio, where the subject of this sketch spent its youth on a farm. He attended the Spiceland Academy, but before he graduated the War of the Rebellion called for the defenders of liberty and he enlisted in July, 1862, as private in Company A, Seventy-ninth Ohio Regiment. He was in the brigade of Gen. Benj. Harrison in the Third Division, Twentieth Army Corps, and participated in all the battles and engagements of that corps from Resaca, Georgia to Sherman's march to Washington. He was mustered out in that city, June 9, 1865, returned to Ohio and attended the Northwestern NormaI School at Lebanon two years then taught school until 1871. In 1872, he went into the hay business, which proved unprofitable, and in 1873, began studying law. He was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1876, and practiced in Brown County, Ohio, until 1879. He was Mayor of Aberdeen, Brown County, one term. In 1879, came West, stopping for a short time at West Line, Mo., and in March 1882, located at Emporia, where he is engaged in the practice of law. He married Miss Belle M. Reynolds, of Newport, Ky., February 3, 1869. He was brought up in the Church of Friends. He is a member of the G. A. R., also of the Imperial Order of Red Men.

Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903 about John Allen

Name: John Allen
State of Cemetery: Kansas
Date of Death: 10 Feb 1894 
Family links: 
  Daniel Clark Allen (1820 - 1901)
  Belle M. Reynolds Allen (1840 - 1899)
  John Allen (1843 - 1894)
  Susan M. Allen (1845 - 1845)*
  Anna M. Allen (1845 - 1845)*
  Narcissa Allen (1848 - 1848)*
  Job D. Allen (1851 - 1933)*
*Calculated relationship
Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 16 - Lot N 1/2 4 - Space 4
Created by: Becky Doan
Record added: Jun 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91131582
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