Allen, Joseph Worley

Name: Allen, Joseph Worley
Burial Date: 1913, 08/06
Age at Death: 74
Plot Location: 275 H
Notes: husband of Katie(Howison)/Anna Mary(Shoemaker)

CAPT, Co. M, 100th PA Volunteers Member of Friends Church
War: Civil War

When Joseph Worley Allen was born on February 9, 1839, in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, his father, David, was 33 and his mother, Mary, was 29. He married Katie HOWISON on December 15, 1869. He then married Anna Mary Shoemaker and they had eight children together. He died on August 5, 1913, in Sterling, Kansas, at the age of 74, and was buried there.

Deceased was a member of the Friends Church, having been actively engaged in the work for many years.  Funeral services were conducted by his pastor, Rev. Susie Wilcox, August 6, 1913, and the remains laid to rest in Cottonwood Cemetery, Sterling, Kansas.

“From the Bulletin Article:  After a week’s illness Mr. Allen was taken to the hospital Tuesday at the noon hour. By two o’clock he had passed away, having suffered from chronic Bright’s disease. His pastor, Mrs. Wilcox, conducted funeral services at the Friends church yesterday at 2:30 p.m. after which the old soldiers took charge of the remains. Deceased was 74 years, 5 months and 27 days old, having been born February 9, 1839, in Pittsburgh, Pa. His marriage to Anna M. Shoemaker was in 1881, at La Crosse, KS.  Of his eight children, there are six who survive.”

Birth: unknown
Death: Aug., 1913

Family links:
Anna Mary Shoemaker Allen (____ – 1901)

Everett Allen (____ – 1895)*

*Calculated relationship

Sterling Cemetery
Rice County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 275 H
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Record added: Feb 09, 2013
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