Flora Mather Allen

  • Birth 27 Jul 1859 Elkader, Clayton County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 13 Sep 1908 Rock County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Beaver Creek, Rock County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 43199115

Wife of Ebenezer H. Allen

Mrs. Flora Allen, wife of E.H. Allen of Springwater township, died at her home Saturday night after a lingering illness of cancer of the liver. The funeral, conducted by Rev. J. N. Oakley, of Garretson, was held from the home Sunday morning, at 10 o'clock and the remains were interred in the Springwater cemetery. The deceased was a daughter of Rev. and Mrs. F.C. Mather, well remembered residents of this city, and was born at Elkader, Iowa, July 27th, 1859. In 1876 she moved with her parents to High Forest, this state, where the family resided for two years, moving from that place to Shakopee, this state. In the fall of 1882 the family moved to Luverne, and the deceased was here married on Sept 28th, 1892, to E. H. Allen, who with three children, Ralph Eben, Bessie Nell, and Maud, surivive. Besides her husband and children, the deceased leaves to mourn her death her mother, Mrs. Sarah C. Mather, of Minneapolis and six sisters and one brother--Mrs. J.F. Brown, Mrs Mary Anderson, Miss Abbie Mather, Mrs Sadie Schultz and Mrs. Minnie Meneilley, all of Minneapolis: Mrs. Thomas M.Cook, of Riceville, Ia. and C.? Mather, of St. Ansgar, Ia. The deceased was a woman of many enviable qualities and was warmly esteemed by all who knew her. At an early age she united with the Methodist church and remained a faithful member and earnest worker throughout her life, exerting great influence for good in her quiet and modest way. She taught school in various districts in the county for a number of years and was well known, leaving a host of friends, who extend their heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family.

Newspaper Unknown, Sept 8, 1908


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  • Maintained by: Gregory Aanenson
  • Originally Created by: steamerfan
  • Added: 17 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43199115
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Flora Mather Allen (27 Jul 1859–13 Sep 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43199115, citing Springwater Cemetery, Beaver Creek, Rock County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Gregory Aanenson (contributor 47230741) .