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Henry L. Allen
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1834
Vermont, USA
Death: Oct. 9, 1897
Acme
Grand Traverse County
Michigan, USA

Henry L. Allen was born in 1834 in Vermont, son of Alvin P. Allen and Laura L. (?) (f=VT m MA). On 29 August 1850, Henry lived with his parents and siblings Morris [Horris?], Julia, George, James, Charles, and Alvin- in Starkey, Yates County, New York. He was working as a laborer and had attended school in the previous year.

On 10 July 1860, Henry lived with his parents and siblings George, James, and Charles in Whitewater township, Grand Traverse County. He was working as an engineer.

He was married to Caroline Bishop Langworthy. Caroline was born on 2 December 1842 in Pennsylvania, daughter of Amon Waldon Langworthy and Caroline H. Bishop.

On 24 August 1870, Henry and Caroline and four children- Hattie, Laura, Harvey, and William lived in Traverse City. A 21-year-old servant named Nancy Niman lived with the family. Henry worked as a blacksmith while Caroline was keeping house. They owned $2,400 in real estate and $400 in personal property.

On 28 June 1880, the couple and their daughter Hattie lived in Grant township, Grand Traverse County. Henry was "lumbering" while Caroline was keeping house.

Caroline died on 19 January 1883 in Torch Lake, Antrim County, Michigan.

Henry died on 9 October 1897 from apoplexy in Acme township, Grand Traverse County. He had been working as an engineer at the time of his death.

Henry and Caroline were buried in Oakwood Cemetery.

Henry and Caroline (Langworthy) Allen were the parents of four children:

i. HATTIE S. ALLEN was born on 24 December 1864 in Michigan. She died on 8 April 1941 and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery.
ii. LAURA ALLEN was born circa 1867 in Michigan.
iii. HARVEY ALLEN was born circa 1868 in Michigan.
iv. WILLIAM ALLEN was born in May 1870 in Michigan. Willie died on 27 September 1870 and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery.
v. JULIA ANNETTE ALLEN was born circa 1871. She died on 23 April 1878 and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery.
vi. NINA FRANCES ALLEN was born circa 1875. She died on 24 April 1878 and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery.
vii. EARL ALLEN was born in 1877. He died on 16 May 1878 and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Alvin Thomas Allen (1807 - 1881)
  Laura Lusk Francis Allen (1812 - 1901)
 
 Spouses:
  Caroline Bishop Langworthy Allen (1842 - 1883)
  Elizabeth Knickerbocker Squires (1860 - 1941)*
 
 Children:
  Harriett L. Allen (1864 - 1941)*
  William H. Allen (1870 - 1870)*
  Julia Annette Allen (1871 - 1878)*
  Nina Frances Allen (1875 - 1878)*
  Earl L. Allen (1877 - 1878)*
  Edna Belle Allen Stark (1892 - 1963)*
  Harold D. Allen (1894 - 1969)*
  Ethel L Allen Smith (1895 - 1958)*
 
 Sibling:
  Henry L. Allen (1834 - 1897)
  George B. Allen (1844 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Traverse City
Grand Traverse County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Plat 1, Lot 047 #05
 
Created by: Homer Thiel
Record added: Dec 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82294365
Henry L. Allen
Added by: Homer Thiel
 
Henry L. Allen
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