New York, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 3, 1905|
Musician Daniel Burchard Allen, Co. E, 77th Illinois & Field & Staff as Principle Musician of the 77th.
Daniel B. Allen was born on ___________ __, 1822 in New York state, the son of ___________ Allen and __________ (__________) Allen.
Daniel Burchard Allen was first married to Martha Rewey, most likely in New York state. Martha was born c.
Three children are believed to have been born to Daniel and Martha including;
1. Clement Rewey Allen, born July 27, 1850 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois. Clement was married to Josephine Burdge, who was born c. 1850/51 in New York. Clement and Josephine are known to have had at least one daughter;
A. Clara B. Allen, born c. 1878/79 in Canada.
B. John Burdge Allen, born April 22, 1882 in Greenfield, Adair County, Iowa. John Burdge Allen was married on May 19, 1909 in Peoria, Illinois to Laura Angelia Prior (1880 - 1947), the daughter of Albert Cady Prior and Angelia M. Washburn. John died on October 17, 1955 in Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa and his mortal remains were laid in the Ottumwa Cemetery in Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa. See his Find A Grave Memorial# 66109567.
2. Emma Allen, born c. 1854/55 in Illinois.
3. Delia Allen, born c. 1856/57 in Illnois.
Clement Rewey Allen died on February 27, 1909 in Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa and his mortal remains were laid in the
Ottumwa Cemetery in Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa. See his Find A Grave Memorial# 66109413.
At the time of the 1850 census, a Daniel B. Allen is found in Peoria County, Illinois;
2212 Allen Daniel B. 28 M School teacher 150 Ill
2212 Allen Martha 23 F NY
Martha R. (__________) Allen died in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois on ____________ __, 1857 and her mortal remains were laid in Springdale Cemetery in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois. See her Find A Grave Memorial # 106785205.
Daniel B. Allen was married 2nd to Sarah Hunter on April 14, 1858 in Peoria County, Illinois. The following children are known to have been born to Daniel and Sarah;
4. Mattie E. Allen, born c. 1863/64 in Illinois.
5. William Martin "Willie" Allen, born July 11, 1873 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois. William Martin Allen was married to Flora Belle Frederick (1871 - 1946) on __________ __, 18__. William Martin Allen died on November 24, 1944 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, where he resided and where he had been employed as a Railway Mail Clerk for many years, and his mortal remains were laid in Springdale Cemetery in Peoria, Illinois on November 27, 1944. See his Find A Grave Memorial# 146776838.
At the time of the 1860 census, the Allens are found in Elmwood Township;
1176 Allen Daniel B. 37 M Surveyor 800 1,000 NY
1176 Allen Sarah 32 F OH
1176 Allen Clemens 10 M IL
1176 Allen Emma 5 F IL
1176 Allen Delia 3 F IL
Daniel B. Allen resided in Elmwood, Illinois at the time he enlisted in the service. Mustered Sept 2, 1862. Promoted to principal musician. No discharge date listed--probably around Jul 10, 1865.
ILLINOIS STATE ARCHIVES
Illinois Civil War Detail Report
Name ALLEN, DANIEL B Rank MUS
Company E Unit 77 IL US INF
Residence ELMWOOD, PEORIA CO, IL
Age 39 Height 5' 8 Hair SANDY
Eyes BLUE Complexion LIGHT
Marital Status MARRIED
Occupation SURVEYOR Nativity NY
Joined When AUG 12, 1862
Joined Where ELMWOOD, IL
Joined By Whom E STEVENS
Period 3 YRS Muster In SEP 2, 1862
Muster In Where PEORIA, IL
Muster In By Whom
Muster Out Where
Muster Out By Whom
Remarks TRANS TO NON COM STAFF JUN 12, 1862 AS PRIN MUSICIAN
In 1870, Daniel B. Allen was serving as the City of Peoria's Surveyor and Engineer. At the time of the 1870 census, the Allens are found residing in what is called the 7th Ward of the City of Peoria, Illinois. He is listed as a Civil Engineer;
Allen Daniel B. 47 M civil engineer 6,000 200 New York
Allen Sarah 32 F keeps house Ohio
Allen Clemend R. 20 M ass't chief engineer Illinois
Allen Emma L. 16 F at home Illinois
Allen Delia 14 F goes to school Illinois
Allen Mattie E. 6 F Illinois
At the time of the 1880 census, the Allens are found in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, where Daniel is employed as a County Surveyor;
Daniel B Allen Self M 57 New York
Sarah Allen Wife F 42 Ohio
Mattie E Allen Daughter F 16 Illinois
Willie M Allen Son M 7 Illinois
Delia Allen Daughter F 24 Illinois
Clement R Allen Son M 29 Illinois
Josephine B Allen Daughter-in-law F 29 New York
Clara B Allen Granddaughter F 1 Canada
by Baxter B. Fite III
Martha R Allen (1826 - 1857)
Sarah Hunter Allen (1837 - 1904)*
Clement Rewey Allen (1850 - 1909)*
William Martin Allen (1873 - 1944)*
Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum
Plot: Mt. Auburn Division, Lot 1074, Grave 4B
Created by: Baxter B. Fite III
Record added: Feb 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105675443