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Richard John Allen, Sr

  • Birth 29 Feb 1852 Callington, Cornwall Unitary Authority, Cornwall, England
  • Death 27 Jan 1919 South Fork, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial South Fork, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 12784114

Richard John Allen was born Feb 29, 1852, in Callington, Cornwall, England. He was christened in South Hill, Cornwall, on December 25, 1853. He was the son of Richard and Mary Whitford Allen. Grandson of Thomas Whitford and Annakiah George. He arrived on the ship "City of London" on Christmas Eve, 1868 with his mother and siblings. His step-father and another brother arrived earlier in the year. He married Elizabeth Smith in 1878, also a Cornish immigrant and together they had 11 children. He lived in Woodward, Clearfield Co., PA and later moved to South Fork, Cambria Co. PA where he died Jan 27 1919. He was a coal miner his entire life.

Children:

Mary
Jennie
John
Lillie Elizabeth
Richard John Jr
Pearl
William
Oliver
Alma
Melvin
James

~Paternal great-grandfather


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  • Created by: With Love, Gen Gal
  • Added: 25 Dec 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12784114
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard John Allen, Sr (29 Feb 1852–27 Jan 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12784114, citing South Fork Cemetery, South Fork, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by With Love, Gen Gal (contributor 46817660) .