The Western Star, Mt. Vernon, Indiana, 30 Dec 1920, page 1:
"MARCUS F. ALLYN DEAD
Marcus Francisco Allyn, aged 72 year [sic], 1 month and 19 days, died at the
home of his daughter, Mrs. Matthew Thomas on East Water street Monday afternoon at . Death was the result of a paralytic
stroke which he received Friday afternoon followed by two on Sunday. The
deceased has been in ill health for the past four years, but not until the last
several months has he been confined to his bed.
The funeral was conducted from his late home Monday afternoon
followed by services at the Primitive Baptist church at Farmersville at 3:30
o'clock. Rev. Hancock of Eldorado, preached the services. Interment was made in the Moore
cemetery. Surviving are his wife--Mrs. Harriett Allyn
and two daughters, Mrs. Wm. Kiltz and Mrs. Matthew
Thomas and several grand children and five great grandchildren, besides a large
number of friends."