John A. Allen

John A. Allen died at four a.m. today at his home in the Hopewell 
neighborhood. He was 69 years old.
Mr. Allen was born May 12, 1867, a son of William Burton and 
Catherine Allen, and had lived in this locality for the past 21 years.  
He is survived by his widow, one daughter, one son and two brothers. 
His widow is Sarah F. Allen, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Wilson, 
whose old home place was located on the present site of the North 
Reservoir. His daughter is Mrs. Edith Dazzell of Detroit. Mich. and 
his son is Larkin Allen of Stanford, Ill. The brothers are Anderson 
and William S. Allen, both of Mt. Vernon.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hopewell 
Church with Rev. M. Jackson in charge. Burial will be made in the 
nearby cemetery. Friends may view the body at the home.

Date: 8-20-1936
Submitted by: Ken Richardson

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