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 George W. L. Allen

George W. L. Allen

Birth
Lee County, Virginia, USA
Death 12 May 1903 (aged 75)
Edison, Skagit County, Washington, USA
Burial Mount Vernon, Skagit County, Washington, USA
Plot Blk 3-27-01
Memorial ID 57874910 · View Source
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ALLEN, George W. L. (d. 1903)
Ex-Sheriff, George W. L. Allen Dies at Samish Island After a Long Illness.

Wednesday of this week the news of the death of George Washington Lafayette Allen was brought to his daughter, Mrs. J. P. Jones of Semiahmoo. Mr. Allen died at Edison, Skagit county on Tuesday May 12 after a protracted illness. He was one of the honored pioneers of this county, having held the office of sheriff of Whatcom county for ten years. His home has been of late years at Edison, Samish Island. His children are Mrs. J. P. Jones of our city, Mrs. L. L. Andrews LaConner, Mrs. Kate E. Gray Seattle, Mrs. Marie Feman Seattle, Mrs. Alice M. C. L Jordinson Spokane, Mrs. Carrie E. Johnson Portland, Ore., George L. Allen Seattle. He was seventy-five years old at the time of his death. Mrs. J. P. Jones left on the Monday morning train to attend the funeral.
(From The Blaine Journal, May 15, 1903)

Saturday, May 23, 1903:
George W. L. ALLEN, who died at his home in Edison, Skagit county, on May 13, at the age of 75 years, was sheriff of Whatcom county for several terms prior to 1880, serving in that capacity for 10 years and holding the office longer than any other man before or since. Among his children is Mrs. J. P. JONES of Semiahmoo, a daughter, the only relative now residing in this county.
http://wagenweb.org/whatcom/newspapers/ftimes1903.htm



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  • Created by: Philip
  • Added: 29 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57874910
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George W. L. Allen (21 Jan 1828–12 May 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57874910, citing Bay View Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Skagit County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Philip (contributor 47345168) .