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James F. Allen, Sr.

Male 1827 - 1913


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  • Name  James F. Allen, Sr.  [1
    Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  Jun 1827  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • Possibly his name was James "T." Allen. The name is difficult to read in the 1850 federal census.
    Alt. Birth  1829  [4
    Census  1830  Dudley Township, Henry County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • See the full enumeration under their father, Thomas Allen; 2 free white male(s) under 5: James F. Allen (2/3) and Wallace Allen (0/1)
    Census  1850  Dudley Township, Henry County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • James F. (or T) Allen, age 23, male, occupation (apparently) cabinet maker, born in Indiana
    Census  1860  Dudley Township, Henry County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • (Living with his wife, Susannah, children: William, Athera, and Janett, his brother Wallace, and three unknown persons: a 21-year-old carpenter, Henry Liveley, Eliza Gangh, age 26, and William Gangh, age 4:) Line #24, Dwelling #749, Family #749: James Allen, age 32, male, occupation carpenter, value of real estate $1500, value of personal property $1200, born in Indiana
    Census  1870  Cambridge City, Wayne County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • (Living with his sister, Minerva J., and children: William, Nettie, and James:) Line #28, Dwelling #471, Family #473: James Allen, age 42, male, white, occupation carpenter, value of real estate $1200, value of personal property $500, born in Indiana, male over the age of 21
    Census  1880  Cambridge City, Wayne County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • (Living with his children "Janietta" and James, and his sister, Minerva:) Line #43, Dwelling #114, Family #114: James Allen, white, male, age 54, widowed, occupation carpenter, born in Indiana, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Tennessee
    Census  1900  Mount Auburn, Wayne County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • (Widowed, living with his sister, Minerva, his widowed daughter, "Jenneth" Spencer, and her daughter, James's granddaughter, Maude Spencer:) Line number 30: dwelling number: 102, family number: 104: James Allen, head of household, white, male, born in June 1827, age 73, widowed, born in Indiana, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Tennessee, occupation house carpenter, not employed 4 months during the previous year, could read, could write, could speak English, owned home, free of mortgage, a house (not a farm)
    Census  1910  Mount Auburn, Wayne County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • (Widowed, living with his widowed daughter, Jenette Spencer:) Line number 37: dwelling number: 224, family number: 239: James Allen, head of household, male, white, age 82, widowed, birthplace Indiana, father's birthplace Pennsylvania, mother's birthplace Tennessee, could speak English, occupation own income, could read, could write, owned home, free of mortgage, a house (not a farm)
    Indiana Death Records 
    • Name: James Allen; Date: 10 August 1913; Location: Mt. Auburn; Age: 86 yrs.; Gender: Male; Race: White; Source Location: County Health Office, Richmond; Source Notes: The source of this record is the book H-15 on page 15 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration.
    Wayne County, Indiana Death Records 
    • (From the Wayne County, Indiana, Death Index:) Allen, James, male, white, age 86, died August 10, 1913, place of death Mt. Auburn, book H-15, page 15
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Henry County, Indiana, Genealogical Services  [4
    • James Allen; born 1829, died 1913
    Died  10 Aug 1913  Mount Auburn, Wayne County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Buried  Wisehart Cemetery, New Lisbon, Henry County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I22541  All Families
    Last Modified  11 Feb 2015 

    Father  Thomas Allen,   b. Between 1793 and 1794, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880 
    Mother  Eleanor Walker,   b. Between 1793 and 1794, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870 
    Married  28 Dec 1820  Wayne County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Indiana Marriage Records 
    • Name: Elender Walker; Spouse: Thomas Allen; Date: 28 December 1820; County: Wayne; State: Indiana; Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; Microfilm: 1838642 - 1838643
    Letters and Cards  8 Oct 1861  [14
    • The Allens were mentioned in a letter from Milton, Indiana, sent by Eleanor's nephew, Leander, to his father (her younger brother), Francis S. Walker in Iowa on October 8, 1861: "The Allens folks are all well at present as far as I know. [the next sentence apparently is regarding other people:] I have not seen the boys yet nor Harriet."
    Marriage Documentation
    Walkers married in Wayne County, Indiana, 1813-1901
    Walkers married in Wayne County, Indiana, 1813-1901
    A list of persons with the Walker surnam married in Wayne County, Indiana, 1813-1901
    Family ID  F398  Group Sheet

    Family  Susannah Groenendyke,   b. 1 Jan 1832, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1867 
    Married  1 May 1856  Henry County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Indiana Marriage Records 
    • Name: James Allen; Spouse Name: Susanna Gronendyke; Marriage Date: 1 May 1856; Marriage County: Henry; Source Title 1: Henry County, Indiana; Source Title 2: Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920 Inclusive Vol; Source Title 3: W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's O; Book: CC- 1; OS Page: 470
    Children 
     1. William Allen,   b. Between 1856 and 1857, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Athera Allen,   b. Between 1857 and 1858, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1870
    >3. Jennetta "Nettie" Allen,   b. 19 Sep 1859, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1951, Mount Auburn, Wayne County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James Allen,   b. Between 1866 and 1867, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F899  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S366] 1850 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Dudley Township, Henry County, Indiana; enumerated August 27, 1850, page 232 (463)

    2. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S451] 1860 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Dudley Township, Henry County, Indiana; Post Office: New Lisbon; Page 102; Enumerated July 6, 1860

    4. [S4987] Henry County, Indiana Genealogical Services (Reliability: 3).
      Leakey/Hubbell cemetery burials, Henry County, Indiana, see URL: http://www.hcgs.net/leakeycemetery.html (3/2008)

    5. [S8192] 1830 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Dudley Township, Henry County, Indiana; page(s) 68 134-135

    6. [S267] 1870 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Cambridge City, Wayne County, Indiana; Post Office: Cambridge City; Page 53; Sheet 415; Enumerated August 25, 1870

    7. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Cambridge City, Wayne County, Indiana; Enumeration District 64; Supervisor's District #3; Sheet 12; June 8, 1880

    8. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Mt. Auburn town, Jackson Township, Wayne County, Indiana; enumeration district: 172, supervisor's district: 6, sheet number: 10A, page number: 106; enumeration date: April 23, 1910

    9. [S8206] Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S10692] Wayne County, Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 4).

    11. [S94] LDS Online Record (Reliability: 3).
      URL: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/AF/family_group_record.asp?familyid=2163521&frompage=99 (5/2007)

    12. [S365] Indiana Marriages through 1850 (Indiana State Library).

    13. [S365] Indiana Marriages through 1850 (Indiana State Library) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S449] Walker, Leander - Letter 1861/10/08 to His Father in Iowa, (October 8, 1861) (Reliability: 4).

    15. [S450] Indiana Marriages, 1800-1941 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).