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Mary Catherine Lewis Allen
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1841
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1920
Philomath
Benton County
Oregon, USA

ALLEN, Mary Catherine Lewis, -
3 Jan 1841~ 27 March 1920, -
Wife of Wm. Allen, -
62 - 2 Row 03

Mary died of Heart Diseases

Mother Mary R ( Polly ) Redden b 1811 -1897 Ky
Father David Runyan Lewis 1814-1894 in Fayette Co.Ky


Married 1855 in Oregon
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Wm and Mary lived in what is now Camp Adair Oregon
Notes:
For Camp Adair to be constructed, many families had to give up their homes. The government rerouted railroad tracks and roads, relocated cemeteries, and wiped out the small community of Wells, Oregon.

Most evacuees were farmers. Many were descendants of pioneers who had crossed the plains in covered wagons to make their homes in the Willamette valley. They had no choice but to sell their land, livestock, and machinery and move out.
Cemeteries Relocated

During the construction of Camp Adair, it was necessary to move cemeteries located within camp boundaries. The government relocated pioneer cemeteries with graves dating back to 1850. A total of 414 graves were moved.
Although most people realized it was necessary to relocate homes, farms, and cemeteries for the new camp, many lamented the loss.
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James H Allen
Jasper Allen
Newton Allen
Nora Ellis Allen
William Edgar Allen
Rosetta ALLEN 1874 1948
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child 1: Marshel ALLEN
BIRTH 8 February 1859
, , Polk Co., Oregon
BURIAL Pleasant Vly Cem, Philomath, Benton Co., Oregon

child 2: Miles ALLEN
BIRTH 8 February 1859
, , Polk Co., Oregon
DEATH 6 September 1881
, Philomath, Benton Co., Oregon
BURIAL Pleasant Vly Cem, Philomath, Benton Co., Oregon

child 3: James Henry ALLEN
BIRTH 29 October 1856
, , Polk Co., Oregon
DEATH 10 January 1857
, , Polk Co., Oregon
BURIAL Pleasant Vly Cem, Philomath, Benton Co., Oregon

child 4: Ella May ALLEN
BIRTH 19 December 1863
, , Polk Co., Oregon
DEATH 20 December 1868
BURIAL Pleasant Vly Cem, Philomath, Benton Co., Oregon

child 5: George Walter ALLEN
BIRTH 6 August 1880
, , Benton Co., Oregon
DEATH 10 November 1953
, San Francisco, San Francisc Co., California
BURIAL November 1953
Oaklawn Cem, Corvallis, Benton Co., Oregon

child 6: Jasper ALLEN
BIRTH 8 November 1865
, , , Oregon
DEATH 15 January 1946
, , , Oregon
BURIAL January 1946
Pleasant Vly Cem, Philomath, Benton Co., Oregon

child 7: Newton ALLEN
BIRTH 8 November 1865
, , , Oregon
DEATH 22 August 1939
, Lyons, Marion Co., Oregon
BURIAL August 1939
, , , Oregon

child 8: Nora Ellis ALLEN
BIRTH 6 May 1877
, , Benton Co., Oregon
DEATH 1956
BURIAL Pleasant Vly Cem, Philomath, Benton Co., Oregon

child 9: William Edgar ALLEN
BIRTH 5 November 1857
, , Polk Co., Oregon
DEATH December 1922
BURIAL Pleasant Vly Cem, Philomath, Benton Co., Oregon

child 10: Olive Jane ALLEN
BIRTH 20 August 1869
, , Benton Co., Oregon
DEATH 17 March 1923
, Vernonia, Washington Co., Oregon
BURIAL March 1923
, , , Oregon

child 11: Rosetta ALLEN
BIRTH 16 December 1874
Beaver Creek, , Benton Co., Oregon
DEATH 19 August 1948
, Corvallis, Benton Co., Oregon
BURIAL August 1948
Pleasant Vly Cem, Philomath, Benton Co., Oregon

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Mary Catherine Lewis Allen's Obituary:
Benton County Review newspaper - Philomath, OR, Thursday, April 1, 1920.

Aged Resident Passes Away.
Mary Catherine [Lewis] Allen who died at her home in this city last Saturday was born in Lewisville, Ky., January 3, 1841. When but five years of age, she with her parents crossed the plains by ox team. Her father, David R. Lewis settled in Polk County on a donation land claim where the little town of Lewisville now stands. In 1856 she was married to William Allen and spent much of her subsequent life in this county having lived for 20 years in the Pleasant Valley neighborhood and for several years past in this city.
She was the mother of eleven children, eight of whom survive her. The are: Edgar, Marshall, Jasper, and Mrs. Wm. Green [Rose] of this city; Mrs. O. J. [Jane] Worthington of Beaverton, Mrs. J.W. Foss [Nora] of Newport; Newton of Lyons and George of Corvallis.
There are two sister, Mrs. Graves of Omaha, Neb. and Mrs Emma Powell of Falls City; four brothers, John, William, Henry and Frank Lewis of Polk County.
Funeral services were conducted at the Henkle [Pleasant Valley] Cemetery at her special request by Rev. D. J. Ferguson and the body was laid to rest beside her husband who died several years ago.

 
 
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 Parents:
  David Runyan Lewis (1811 - 1894)
  Mary R Redden Lewis (1810 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  William F Allen (1834 - 1902)
 
 Children:
  James Henry Allen (1856 - 1857)*
  William Edgar Allen (1858 - 1922)*
  Miles Allen (1859 - 1881)*
  Marshall Vaughn Allen (1859 - 1936)*
  Ella Mae Allen (1863 - 1868)*
  Jasper Allen (1865 - 1946)*
  Newton Allen (1866 - 1939)*
  Olive Jane Allen Worthington (1869 - 1923)*
  Rosetta Allen Green (1874 - 1948)*
  Nora Ellis Allen Foss (1877 - 1956)*
  George Walter Allen (1880 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Ann Lewis Boone (1833 - 1915)*
  Martha Jane Lewis Smith (1835 - 1913)*
  Mary Catherine Lewis Allen (1841 - 1920)
  David William Lewis (1845 - 1925)*
  Francis Marion Lewis (1847 - 1923)*
  James Henry Lewis (1849 - 1923)*
  Nancy Emerine Lewis Powell (1850 - 1927)*
  Eliza Lewis Schwartz (1853 - 1916)*
  Orlena Mariah Lewis Graves (1855 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Valley Cemetery
Philomath
Benton County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: Suzanna Ashworth
Originally Created by: Kathleen
Record added: Mar 13, 2012
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- Jean Boyce
 Added: Jul. 3, 2014
I have written your name in the palm of my hand." Isaiah 49:15-16 Rest in peace now in the arms of G-d who loves you so dearly..
- Kathleen
 Added: Mar. 15, 2012
 
 
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