Mahala Jane <I>Burroughs</I> Allen

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Mahala Jane Burroughs Allen

  • Birth 3 Feb 1817 Hannibal, Oswego County, New York, USA
  • Death 16 Mar 1901 Steuben County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Angola, Steuben County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 64492659

Mahala Burroughs was born in Hanibal, Oswego county, New York, Feb. 3, 1817, and departed this life March 16, 1901, in Scott township, aged 84 years, 1 month and 13 days.

Deceased was united in marriage with Truman C. Allen, Dec. 25, 1833, in Genesee county, New York. She was the mother of eleven children, four sons and seven daughters, also the grandmother of 29 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. Her husband, three sons and one daughter have preceded her to the better land.

She was a firm in believer in the Christian religion and prayer, and was confident in a future and better life beyond the grave. She was heartily attached to her family and friends, always ready to help in sickness and trouble and has been a patient sufferer for the past fifteen years, of which the last three months have been of great suffering and pain, which she bore with great patience. Her home has been in Steuben county for the past 57 years.

Funeral services were held at the North Scott church, March 18, 1901, N. L. Sims officiating. Interment in Dygert cemetery.

Wednesday, March 20, 1901,
p. 4, col. 5.


Parents: David and Hannah (Preston) Burroughs

Married Trumen Curtis Allen on Dec. 25, 1833 in Genessee County, New York.

Hannah Maria (Allen) Webster
David Burroughs Allen
Pollyann Allen
Jane Mahala (Allen) Wheaton
Alma T. (Allen) Clark
Cornelia Almira (Allen) Letts
George T. Allen
Harvey Allen
William E. Allen
Ellen G. Allen
Alberta Bell (Allen) King Tippit

Family Members


BORN MAR. 9, 1804
DIED JAN. 23, 1899
BORN FEB. 3, 1817
DIED MAR. 16, 1901
Farewell dear parents till we meet again





  • Created by: Jennifer
  • Added: 21 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64492659
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mahala Jane Burroughs Allen (3 Feb 1817–16 Mar 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64492659, citing Dygert Cemetery, Angola, Steuben County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Jennifer (contributor 47279089) .