David Easter Allen

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David Easter Allen

  • Birth 19 Nov 1797 Chester County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 18 Oct 1881 Bushnell, McDonough County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial McDonough County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 105492227

Husband of Martha "Patsy" (Harris) Allen of Virginia.

Son of Rev War Soldier Pvt. Samuel Allen Senior and Nancy (Easter) Allen.

David Easter Allen is the brother of Samuel "Uncle Sam" Allen, Jr., Frances (Frankie) Allen Dick, Rial Easter Allen and John Easter Allen.

Children of David Allen and Martha "Patsy" (Harris) Allen:

William Bird Allen (b 1817, d 1863) Married America Adams.

Rufus Thompson Allen (b 1819) Married Rhoda Adams 16 November 1840.

Elizabeth Allen (b 1821, d Bushell, McDonough Co, IL) Married James Overton.

Richmond Harrison Allen (b 1824) Married Polly Adams; Later married Patsy Wood.

Polly "Patsy" Allen (b 10-7-1825 Somerset, Pulaski Co, KY, d 6-19-1911 Pulaski Co, KY) Married Alexander Adams (b 1825, d 10-25-1858). Children: Newton Adams (b abt 1845), Frances Adams (b abt 1847), Nancy Adams (b abt 1849), James D. Adams (b abt 1851).

Christopher Harris Allen (b 1830, d in Gentry Co, MO) Married Rebecca Jane Jasper 12-3-1857. Children: John Perry Newton Allen

Nancy Allen (b 1832) - Married Gaylen Cooper in 1854. Children: Albert (b 1855), Mary A. (b 1856), John Q. (b 1858).

Walden Gilmore Allen (1834-1870) Married Susan Jasper 6-14- 1851.

John Newton Allen (b 9-25-1837 Somerset, Pulaski Co, KY, d 1-29-1913 Pulaski Co, KY) Married Mary Catherine Jasper (b 12-14-1849, d 6-7-1928).

Samuel P, Allen (b 1840 Pulaski Co, KY) Married Louisa Cooper. Children: Cicero W. Allen (b 10-17-1855 Pulaski Co, KY), GeorgeAnn J. Allen (b 5-3-1858 Pulaski Co, KY, d 10-15-1858 Pulaski Co, KY), Luther D. Allen (b 1860 and may have lived in Jefferson KS - 1880 census), Ezekiel Allen (b 1862).

Grave Stone Poem
The poetry on David Easter Allen's grave stone is from the song Servant of God, Well Done, written by James Montgomery: The pains of death are past, Labor and sorrow cease; And, life's long warfare closed at last, His soul is found in peace. The words and melody of the song appear on the following web site: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/htm/s/e/r/servanog.htm

Cemetery Location
Mound Chapel Cemetery is noted as K-2 on the attached map. It is also referred to as Mound Methodist Episcopal Cemetery, Mound M.E. Cemetery or Lizden Cemetery. Mound cemetery is located in Section 22 of Mound Township in McDonough County, IL at the intersection of Hwy 95 and Hwy 41. Special Note about Location: Mound Cemetery should not be confused with Upper Mound Cemetery. The other cemetery is called Upper Mound Cemetery (Also referred to as High United Brethren, High Mound, Dyer or Sheets Cemetery).

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  • Created by: L
  • Added: 19 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 105492227
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Easter Allen (19 Nov 1797–18 Oct 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 105492227, citing Mound Chapel Cemetery, McDonough County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by L (contributor 47518822) .