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Henry Clay Allen
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1844
Putnam County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 5, 1928

Burial date: 7 May 1928

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Was severely wounded in the Civil War fighting for the Union and was compelled to remain in the hospital several months in New Orleans and Indianapolis. Moved to Greencastle, Indiana to Kansas in 1869. Moved back to Indiana in 1876 and for many years was a prominent attorney of Indianapolis. Was Judge of the Circuit Court of Indiana for 12 years and attorney for the Street Railway System of Indianapolis for 14 years.

Quote from the Bench and Bar of Indiana:
"Allen, Henry Clay. Mr Allen was born July 15, 1844 in Putnam Co., Indiana His father, Robert Newton Allen, was a native of Kentucky, of Scotch-Irish descent. His mother, Elizabeth Talbott, was a native of Kentucky of English descent. They were married in Putnam Co. on the 9th day of April, 1826, shortly after their removal from Kentucky. His father was a farmer and on of the associate Judges of the Circuit Court of Putnam Co. Henry entered college at Greencastle, then known as Asbury University, now Depauw University; but in 1862 he enlisted in the 16th Regiment Indiana Regiment Indiana Volunteers and served until the close of the war. April 8 1864, at the battle of Sabine Crossroads, he received a gun shot wound in the right arm, resulting in an aneurysm of the main artery which disabled him from further active service. From the time he enlisted until he was wounded, he was in every engagement with his regiment, among which were the following: Richmond, Ky, Aug 30 1862; Sherman's first assault on Vicksburg from the yazoo river: Arkansas Post, the entire campaign and seige of Vicksburg until time of surrender; the battles of Fort Gibson, or Magnolia Hills; Champion Hills, and the attack at Jackson after the surrender of Vicksburg.

At the close of the war he returned college, where he graduated in the class of 1869. After his graduation, he moved to Kansas and studied and practiced in that state until 1876. He was elected County Attorney of Neoshe County in 1874, and held that office until he moved to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1876, where he entered into general practice of the law. In 1880, he was employed as attorney for the company owning the entire Street Railway System of the city of Indianapolis and its suburbs, and continued in this position until the year 1894. The business of the company so increased as to require his entire attention for a number of years. This as gave him a large experience in jury trials, and in municipal and corporation law. In 1894 he quit the service of the company to engage in general practice in which he is now engaged, in the city of Indianapolis.

December 1st, 1870 he was married to Miss Alice Smock, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William A. Smock, of Greencastle, Indiana. Of this marriage they have four living children, one son and three daughters. In politics he has always been an ardent Republican. He is now President of the Indianapolis Bar Association.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Newton Allen (1797 - 1876)
  Mary Elizabeth Talbott Allen (1806 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Alice Smock Allen (1850 - 1924)*
 
 Children:
  Eva Gertrude Allen (1873 - 1875)*
  William Smock Allen (1876 - 1957)*
  Alice Mary Allen Crossland (1886 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Ann Allen (1827 - 1899)*
  Arthur Patterson Allen (1829 - 1917)*
  Martha Mariah Allen (1831 - 1838)*
  William Edward Allen (1832 - 1853)*
  Eliza Jane Allen Allen (1834 - 1897)*
  Drucilla Elizabeth Allen (1837 - 1838)*
  Mary F. Allen Deford (1839 - 1877)*
  James M. Allen (1842 - 1912)*
  Henry Clay Allen (1844 - 1928)
  Robert Newton Allen (1846 - 1914)**
  John Willis Allen (1850 - 1866)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sect. 42, Lot 255
 
Created by: Cemetery Haunter
Record added: Nov 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16602618
Henry Clay Allen
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Third cousin 4 times removed.
- Genealogy Bug Kate
 Added: Dec. 29, 2014
To my husband James Marshall Bumgarner, his great grandfather..rest in peace. Your family was so proud of you.
- Mary Ann Bumgarner
 Added: Jul. 29, 2014

- arrowkeeper
 Added: Mar. 8, 2014
 
 
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