James M. ALLEN 1
- Born: Jun 1848, IL 1 3
- Marriage (1): Sarah Louisa PERRY in Nov 1869 1 2
- Died: 13 May 1933, perhaps Scott Co, IA at age 84 4
- Buried: Fairmount Cem, Davenport, Scott Co, IA
1870 IL CENSUS, Henderson Co, Terre Haute:
James M. Allen, 22, farm lab, $350 personal property, married in Nov, b. IL;
Sarah, 18, keeping house, married in Nov, b. WI.
(Listed next to Jacob Snick.)
1880 IL CENSUS, Henderson Co, Terre Haute T8NR 5W:
James Allen, 31, farmer, b. IL, parents b. NY;
Sarah, wife, 28, b. WI, father b. OH, mother b. WI;
James, son, 5, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. WI;
Callie Hall, niece, 19, b. IL, father b. KY, mother b. OH;
Linrin(?) Grigsby, boarder, 21, farmer, b. IL, parents b. OH;
Simeon Mace, hired man, 19, laborer, b. IL.
1900 IA CENSUS, Scott Co, Davenport city:
J. M. Allen, June 1848, 51, married 30 yrs, b. IL, parents b. NY, all kinds of goods, (?);
Louisa, wife, May 1851, 49, married 30 yrs, 4 children, 2 living, b. WI, parents b. OH;
Alvin, son, Oct 1874, 25, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. WI, telephone repairman;
Clyde, son, Sep 1881, 18, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. WI, (?).
1930 IA CENSUS, Scott Co, Davenport city:
James M. Allen, roomer, 81, married, 1st marriage age 21, b. IL, parents b. NY, canvasing novelties.
He was living with the Nellie Faulhaber family.
History of Mercer & Henderson Counties (IL), Chicago, H. H. Hill & Co., 1882:
"Terre Haute Twp." - page 448:
Among the present business men of Terre Haute, and those to whom Henderson county is their birth-place and home, is James M. Allen. He was born in 1848, and reared on the farm. His early education was such training as he could get in the district school. He followed the vocation taught him by his father till 1881, when he engaged in the general mercantile business in Terre Haute, which business he still continues with a good trade. His father was Silas and his mother Mary Allen, both of New York. They came to Illinios in 1845, and settled in Henderson county. The father died in 1851; the mother afterward married W.A. Rogers,and now lives one mile south of Terre Haute. Silas Allen was a farmer, well respected by all in the community. He raised a family of five children, all of which are now living. J.M. was married in 1869, to Sarah Louisa Perry, a native of Wisconson, born in 1851, and daughter of James and Lydia (Edmunds) Perry, both of Ohio; came here with the early settlers. The mother died in 1856, aged thirty-two; the father now lives in Wisconson. They came to Henderson county from Wisconson and returned. Mr. Allen has by this marriage three children; Ida V.(deceased), James A. and Clide M. He and wife are members of the Methodist church. He is a member of the I.O.O.F. lodge at Terre Haute.
James married Sarah Louisa PERRY, daughter of James PERRY and Lydia EDMUNDS, in Nov 1869.1 2 (Sarah Louisa PERRY was born in May 1851 in WI 1 3 and died on 17 Dec 1903 5.)