George Allen collection
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- Allen, George, 1836-1895 (Person)
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George Allen was born in 1836 in Morgan County, Indiana. He was the oldest child of fifteen children born to Charles Allen and his second wife, Sarah (Jones) Allen. He also had three older half-sisters. Allen married Mary Weesner and together their family moved from Indiana to Kansas around 1869 but decided to return to Indiana around 1870. George Allen died in Indiana in 1895.
Asa Allen, George's brother, spent some years working in Iowa, Kansas, and Colorado, until finally deciding to settle in Orange County, California around 1886. He remained there until his death in 1914.
George Allen's brothers Alfred and William moved to Kansas from Indiana. Harvey Allen also moved to Kansas, but returned to Indiana and lived near Mooresville until his death in the 1930s. His brother Enos Allen was a U.S. Civil War veteran, who remained in Monrovia, Indiana.
0.6 Cubic Feet (2 manuscript boxes)
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