Lucy Ann <I>Rote</I> Allard

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Lucy Ann Rote Allard

  • Birth 16 Oct 1850 Mason County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 15 Apr 1921 Soldier, Jackson County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Soldier, Jackson County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 36706694

Soldier was shocked by the report that Mrs. P. Allard had passed away Friday morning. The evening before she had been in town in seemingly good health and spirits. The morning of her death she was up at her usual early hour, had mixed up bread, started breakfast and brought in a pail of water, when she suffered a hemorrhage of the brain, and fell to the floor. She was discovered a little before 7 o’clock by her grandson, Francis … Card of Thanks. … wife, mother and grandmother … Perle Allard. Chan Allard and Family. Mrs. C. H. Ellis and Family.

Lucy Ann Rote, daughter of George and Catherine Rote, was born in Mason county, Ill., October 16, 1850, and died at her home in Soldier, Kans., April 15, 1921, at the age of 70 years, 6 months and 1 day. She was one of a family of six children, one sister and one brother dying in infancy, and George W. Rote of Perry, Iowa, proceeding her in death ten years. She was married to Percy Allard, March 15, 1870, to which union three children were born C. B., of Soldier; Winifred, of Faith, S. Dak.; Mrs. Kitty Ellis, of Havensville. She leaves to mourn besides her husband and children, nine grandchildren, Lenore, Roscoe, Russel, Ruth, Glenn and Jean Ellis, and Francis, Wayne and Max Allard - Francis was living with her at the time of her death - two sisters, Mrs. E. C. Kittle, of Perry, Iowa, and Mrs. E. D. Knowlton, of Redondo Brach, Calif. … At the age of 16 she converted to the Christian faith under the preaching of G. W. Errett, brother of editor Isaac Errett, editor of the Christian Standard, Cincinnati, Ohio. Her early life including the first four years after marriage was spent near Kewanee, Ill.; moving in 1875 to Iowa, and again in 1879 to Kansas, spending her remaining years near and in Soldier. To her neighbors and many friends she was “Aunt Lou” and “Grandma Allard” … the body was laid away in the Soldier cemetery.

The Soldier Clipper, April 20, 1921.

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  • Added: 3 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36706694
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lucy Ann Rote Allard (16 Oct 1850–15 Apr 1921), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36706694, citing Soldier Cemetery, Soldier, Jackson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Robert "Rob" Weller (contributor 46505507) .