Pvt Ruben Warren Allred

Pvt Ruben Warren Allred

Birth
Bedford County, Tennessee, USA
Death 21 Aug 1916 (aged 88)
Thatcher, Graham County, Arizona, USA
Burial Pima, Graham County, Arizona, USA
Plot SEC C-BLK 06-LOT 04A-SITE 02
Memorial ID 18325150 · View Source
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Son of Martin Carroll Allred & Mary (Polly) Heskett

Married Elzadie Emeline Ford, 15 Feb 1846, Nauvoo, Hancock, Ill.

Reuben & Elzadie Ford Allred
Reuben Warren Allred was eighteen years old when he married Elzadie Emiline Ford. Four days after their marriage, both joined the Mormon Battalion. Elzadie was allowed to go along with her new husband, as two women were with each Company, to do laundry work for the men. At Santa Fe. New Mexico. Elzadie had to turn back toward Salt Lake City, while Reuben continued on toward California. After the Battalion was disbanded. Reuben joined his wife in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1879 the Allred's moved to Pima, Arizona with their family of three children, John Warren, Mary Lilly and Rosebelle. Although the Indians were at times troublesome, and the place had no near neighbors. Reuben moved about seven miles west of Pima, to a place called Buttermilk Point. This was near Matthewsville.
The Allreds found it profitable to milk cows, make butter and cheese, to sell to the soldiers at Ft. Thomas. The Freighters, going from Bowie to Globe, always looked forward to stopping at the Allred Farm for a cool glass of buttermilk. After five years, the Allreds moved back to Pima buying the Henry Dall farm, as Henry Dall wished to return to Utah. This was near the Hilda Taylor home.

a story about him that his granddaughter (Clara Allred Larson) wrote in her Life Story:

It seemed that our home was always a stopping place for our out of town relatives and friends, often someone coming to stay over night or for a week or so. Grandpa Allred made his home with us for most of his life. He was a kind and good man. It seemed to me he was always dressed up real neat and clean. Grandma Allred died before Mother and
Father were married. Grandpa was 89 years old when he died.

From Clara Allred Larson's Life Story

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  • Maintained by: Schott Family
  • Originally Created by: Mike H
  • Added: 10 Mar 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 18325150
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Ruben Warren Allred (9 Nov 1827–21 Aug 1916), Find a Grave Memorial no. 18325150, citing Pima Cemetery, Pima, Graham County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Schott Family (contributor 46932087) .