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 Anna E <I>Edwards</I> Allen

Anna E Edwards Allen

Birth
Gallia County, Ohio, USA
Death 22 Sep 1930 (aged 79)
Leon, Decatur County, Iowa, USA
Burial Leon, Decatur County, Iowa, USA
Plot Row 19
Memorial ID 59428624 · View Source
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Anna was the daughter of John A. and Ann Edwards. She moved with her parents to a farm near Melrose, Monroe county Iowa in 1856 and later moved to Albin, Iowa where her father operated a flour mill. There she grew to womanhood.
She was united in marriage to Albert J. Allen in 1868 and later they moved to Chariton, and then to Garden Grove, where they resided for nine years. Her husband was elected as sheriff of Decatur county and they then moved to Leon where she spent the remainder of her life. Her husband preceded her in death 18 years earlier.
Nine children were born to this union and surving were five children; Mrs. M. M. Ray of Maquoketa, Iowa; George J. Allen of Greeley, Colorado; Mrs. D. R. Dudley and Mrs. C. C. Ledyard of Los angeles, California and Frank P. Allen of Kellerton, Iowa together with eighteen grandchildren, nine great grandchildren. She lived an active life. She was affillated with the Presbyterian church, The P.E.O., W.R.C., W.C.T.U., and O.E.S. societies and was also active in club work.
Funeral services were hel from the Presbyterian church and interment was in the Leon cemetery.


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Gravesite Details From 1930s WPA Graves Registration Survey

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  • Maintained by: Roberta
  • Originally Created by: K L Bonnett
  • Added: 30 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59428624
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anna E Edwards Allen (16 Aug 1851–22 Sep 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59428624, citing Leon Cemetery, Leon, Decatur County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Roberta (contributor 47039656) .