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John D. Allen
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1834
Casey County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 23, 1920
Clay County
Missouri, USA

His death certificate shows his parents were James and Susan Branson Allen, who were both born in Kentucky, and his wife's name was Susan.
From the book, "History of Clay and Platte Counties, Missouri, 1885, pp 510-511:

"JOHN ALLEN (Farmer, Post-office, Harlem)

Mr. Allen, besides being an energetic farmer, takes a warm interest in the cause of temperance, which he believes to be a movement fraught with more good to humanity than any great reformatory measure that has challenged the consideration of men for centuries. He is thoroughly persuaded that intemperance has been the cause of more crime and sorrow, more sadness and affliction in the world than all other causes combined. Thus believing, it is but natural that being a man of large sympathies and warm philanthropic impulses, he should actively interest himself in the temperance movement. He is a prominent member of the Christian Temperance Union at St. Joseph, and contributes much on the way of counsel, work and actual means when necessary for the good of the cause. Mr. Allen is also a magistrate and administers justice for his neighbors and all in his township. During the war he served with credit in the enrolled militia for a period of about twelve months. He is a Kentuckian and came to Missouri some years ago, settling in Clay county. He has married in Casey county, KY, to Miss Mahala P. Mills in 1854, but she died in 1856. She left him three children, two of whom are living: Nimrod D. and Mary E. Susan is deceased. Mr. Allen's second wife was a Miss Mary D. Bradhurt [sic], daughter of Jacob and Sally Bradhurt of this county. His marriage to her occurred January 14, 1869. Four of their five children are living: James O., John E.,George and Sarah E. Mr. Allen has a farm of 121 acres, which is well improved. He was born in Casey county, KY, February 11, 1834. He was one in a family of thirteen children of James and Samuel (Bromson) Allen. Six of the children are living and both the parents, the latter still residents of Casey county, KY."
Family links: 
  Mary Dianah Broadhurst Allen (1847 - 1918)*
  Mary Elizabeth Allen Sevage (1863 - 1948)*
  James Oscar Allen (1869 - 1960)*
  John Enoch Allen (1872 - 1948)*
  George Franklin Allen (1875 - 1960)*
  Sarah Cordelia Allen (1877 - 1963)*
  Nimrod D. Allen (1883 - 1935)*
*Calculated relationship
Faubion Cemetery
Clay County
Missouri, USA
Plot: ROW 12
Maintained by: Rejeana
Originally Created by: Deb
Record added: May 28, 2007
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John D. Allen
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