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Allen Chicken

  • Birth 25 Nov 1838 Coshocton County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 13 Dec 1916 Knox County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Walnut, Knox County, Nebraska, USA
  • Memorial ID 25708478

Mr. Allen Chicken was born November 25, 1838 in Cashacton County, Ohio. He moved to Iowa in 1866 and there was married to Melissa Grimm November 24, 1867.

They moved to Knox County, Nebr. in 1873, homesteading near Walnut, Nebr., where he died Dec. 13, 1916 at the age of 78 years and 18 days.

The deceased is survived by his wife and four children, three daughters and one son.

The son, Willmer Chicken of Budka, Nebr. and a daughter, Viola House of Venus, Nebr. were present at the funeral. Etta Copple of Homer, Nebr. and Lizzie Van Kleek of Portland, Oregon were unable to be present.

The funeral was held at the home at 10 o'clock. Burial was made in the Grimpton Cemetery, Friday, Dec. 15.

Mr. Chicken was one of the first settlers in this vicinity. He was highly respected by all his acquaintances.

The bereaved have the heartfelt sympathy of all.
...The Verdigre Citizen 21 Dec 1916


Family Members

Gravesite Details Husband of Mary Chicken

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  • Maintained by: Grammy Helen
  • Originally Created by: Kelly Pease
  • Added: 2 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25708478
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Allen Chicken (25 Nov 1838–13 Dec 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25708478, citing Grimton Cemetery, Walnut, Knox County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Grammy Helen (contributor 47191667) .