Franklin Allen[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

Male 1818 - 1890  (72 years)


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  • Name Franklin Allen 
    Born 15 Apr 1818  Dryden, Tompkins, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 24 Mar 1842 
    Endowed (LDS) 27 Oct 1844  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1846/1849  Blockhouse Branch, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Died 16 Dec 1890  Bertram, Linn, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Initiatory (LDS) 19081  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18968  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2015 

    Father Elihu Marcellus Allen,   b. 14 May 1791, Cambridge, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1850, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Laura Foote,   b. 23 Apr 1792, Windsor, Broome, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1823, Dryden, Cayuga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married Bef 1812  Dryden, Cayuga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Myers,   b. 29 Jul 1824, Worthington, Richland, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1885, , Linn, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1841  , Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Comments: Allen, Franklin took an ox team and four yoke of oxen to an Abigail Smith Brown from her husband, to assist her on her journey west in the spring. He also brought her $30.00 in cash from her husband.
      Franklin, along with WArren Foote,bought the mill and house with five acres of land from Father Myers, and Franklin moved into the house. Warren Foote in his diary writes: Sept. 1848, the gristmill was located 8 miles from Kanesville, in Winter Quarters, Iowa.
    Children 
     1. George Warren Allen,   b. 23 Apr 1842, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Bertram, Linn, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     2. Caroline Matilda Allen,   b. 18 May 1854, Mill Creek, Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Samuel Allen
     4. Matilda Allen
     5. Franklin Allen,   b. 1850, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Bertram, Linn, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     6. Lavinia Allen,   b. 1848, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Rebecca Allen,   b. 1852, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Jacob Allen,   b. 1856, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1895, Bertram, Linn, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     9. Amanda Allen,   b. 1859, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Bertram, Linn, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     10. Daniel Allen
     11. Sarah Allen
     12. Henry Allen,   b. 1862, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Bertram, Linn, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     13. Wesley James Allen,   b. 1867, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Bertram, Linn, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
     14. Edith Allen,   b. 1873, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Bertram, Linn, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F12651  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1846/1849 - Blockhouse Branch, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • NAUVOO RECORDS:
      70's Record, p Addendum
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol , p 552-553

      HISTORY:
      Mormon Battalion

      Name transcribed from the Iowa Branches Members Index 1839 - 1859, Volumes 1 & 2 by Ronald G. Watt. Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991. Copyright by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      70's Ordained Before 1850, LDS Archives, p 7
      70's Record, H Black, Addendum, 1 page
      Early 70's & High Priests Index, p 3
      Members, LDS 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 1 p 552-553
      Early Members RLDS, Susan Easton Black, Vol 1 pp 64-65

      BIOGRAPHIES:
      Mormon Battalion, Carl V Larsen, p 9
      Mormon Battalion, 1 page

      OTHER SOURCES:
      Nauvoo Data Bank, 2 pages
      Internet Research:
      rootsweb.com: World Connect, 1 page
      lds.org: Church History, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 3 pages

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] LDS - Seventies: Early Seventies, Black, Harvey Bischoff, Compiler and Editor, , p Addendum.

    2. [S6] LDS - Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:1830-1848, 50 vols., Black, Susan Easton, Compiler, (LDS Church, Salt Lake City, 1990), 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol , p 552-553.

    3. [S82] Book - Mormon Battalion: US Army of the West, 1846-1848, Ricketts, Norma Baldwin.

    4. [S12] Internet Link - BYU Winter Quarters Project - http://winterquarters.byu.edu.

    5. [S13] Internet Link - Pioneer Research Group Project - http://www.pioneerresearchgroup.org.

    6. [S15] USA - 1850 United States Census, US Census Bureau, Iowa, Pottawattamie, District #21.

    7. [S36] USA - 1860 United States Census, US Census Bureau, Iowa, Linn, Bertram.

    8. [S37] USA - 1870 United States Census, US Census Bureau, Iowa, Linn, Bertram.

    9. [S582] USA - 1880 United States Census, US Census Bureau; Data entered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service), Iowa, Linn, Bentram.

    10. [S3] LDS - Iowa Branches Members Index 1829 - 1859, Volumes I and II, Watt, Ronald G., (Historical Department Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991,).