Allen, George F.

Burial: Buried April 17, 1923 in Elmwood Cemetery, Centralia, Marion County, IL George F Allen died Sunday afternoon at 2:15 o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs Archie E Hammond, 638 South El m Street, aged seventy five years eleven months and twelve days. Funeral will be held from the residence Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Mr. Allen is a native of Ohio as he was born in Delta, Ohio where he spent the early part of his life there on the Allen homestead. Later after marrying Miss Mary Ann Allwood of that place he moved south for several years and then made his home in Grand Haven, Mich., but has been here in Centralia for the past six months. He is survived by his wife, seven daughters, Mrs. W F Narregang of Grand Haven, Mich., Mrs. B R Cupples of Searcy, Ark , Mrs. Archie Hammond of this city, Mrs. Miles F Conklin of Rockford, Ill, Mrs. Wyman Chandler of Memphis, Tenn., Mrs. D R Bradley of Chicago, Mrs. Rupert Cutler of Belott, Wis, and four sons, Mr Wm Allen of Green Bay, Wis, G.H. Allen of this city, F. V. Allen of Jackson, Tenn, and James G. Allen of Jackson, Miss. George Francis Asbury Allen is the son of Orson Francis Allen and Eliza Stillwell. Born 3 May 1847, Royalton Township, Fulton County, Ohio George married Mary Ann Alwood 1859, Royalton Township, Fulton County, Ohio. Mary Ann is the daughter of Peola Alwood and Matilda Steinman. Obituary: George F Allen, Centralia Sentinel, page 2, Centralia, Marion Co, IL Monday 16 Apr 1923. Submitted by: Marine S Damvelt, Kalamazoo, Michigan, mdamvelt@worldnet.att.net