Erie County (PA) Genealogy

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Descendants of John Allen

Contributed by April Worster


Site visitor April Worster provided the family history below. It is being posted at this time. John Allen and his family settled in Erie County around 1850. Most of this family remained. Any questions or comments concerning this family history should be sent directly to April Worster.


Descendants of John Allen

Generation No. 1

1. JOHN 3 ALLEN (JOHN2 , ROBERT1) was born November 22, 1831 in Delaware County, New York, and died April 14, 1888 in Amity Township, Pa.. He married JULIA A. STOWE December 30, 1858 in Amity, Erie County ,Pa. , daughter of NATHANIEL STOWE and ELIZABETH PARTRIDGE. She was born August 04, 1839 in New York,and died December 26, 1937 in Amity Township, Pa..

Notes for JOHN ALLEN:

He came to Pa. with his parents when he was about seventeen years old. He worked at his trade, that of a carpenter and joiner, in Wattsburg and adjoining townships of the county. In 1863 he bought a farm of 180 acres of well-improved land on Alder Run. Mr. Allen was a stanch Democrat. He has served as Constable four terms, and as School Director ten years, he discharged his duties faithfully and to the satisfaction of his constituents.

Source: Samuel P. Bates, History of Erie County, Pennsylvania, (Warner, Beers &Co., Chicago, 1884), Part VI.Township Biographies, Amity Township, p.3.

More About JULIA A. STOWE:

Burial: Wattsburg Cemetery

Children of JOHN ALLEN and JULIA STOWE are:

2. i. MARION4 ALLEN, b. August 07, 1861, Amity, Erie County, Pa.; d. May 19, 1941, Amity, Erie County, Pa..

3. ii. ELIZA JANE ALLEN, b. December 30, 1864 ; d. March 10, 1947.

iii. MINNIE ALLEN, b. January 03, 1869; d. 1879.

4. iv. NATHANIEL JOHN ALLEN, b. October 03, 1873 ; d. January 19, 1954.

5. v. FLOYD E. ALLEN, b. October 13, 1879; d. January 02, 1960.

Generation No. 2

2. MARION4 ALLEN (JOHN3, JOHN2, ROBERT1) was born August 07, 1861 in Amity, Erie County, Pa., and died May 19, 1941 in Amity, Erie County, Pa.. She married WILLIAM LAWRENCE BALDWIN August 17, 1886 in Amity, Erie County, Pa., son of JOHN BALDWIN and MARCIA FIELDS. He was born April 05, 1847 in Amity, Erie County, Pa., and died October 05, 1915 in Amity, Erie County, Pa..

More About MARION ALLEN:

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Union City, Pa.,

More About WILLIAM LAWRENCE BALDWIN:

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Union City, Pa.,

Children of MARION ALLEN and WILLIAM BALDWIN are:

i. INEZ5 BALDWIN, b. December 06, 1887; d. December 28, 1887 .

6. ii. CHOICE BALDWIN, b. July 06, 1889; d. December 24, 1978 .

7. iii. MAUDE BALDWIN, b. January 03, 1891 ; d. June 08, 1974.

8. iv. ORVAL WILLIAM BALDWIN, b. June 01, 1896, Amity, Erie, County, Pa.; d. August 06, 1975, Erie, Pa..

v. CALVIN JOHN BALDWIN, b. September 30, 1899, Amity, Erie County, Pa.; d. April 08, 1916, Amity, Erie County, Pa..

Notes for CALVIN JOHN BALDWIN:

Calvin contacted typhoid fever when he was sixteen. He was a member of the Junior Class in Union City High School.

More About CALVIN JOHN BALDWIN:

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Union City, Pa.

3. ELIZA JANE4 ALLEN (JOHN3, JOHN2, ROBERT1) was born December 30, 1864, and died March 10, 1947. She married JOHN R. DORMAN. He was born October 16, 1857, and died 1939.

Child of ELIZA ALLEN and JOHN DORMAN is:

i. GRACE5 DORMAN, b. January 15, 1890 .

4. NATHANIEL JOHN4 ALLEN (JOHN3, JOHN2, ROBERT1) was born October 03, 1873, and died January 19, 1954.

He married BECKY.

Children of NATHANIEL ALLEN and BECKY are:

i. JOHN BENJAMIN5 ALLEN, b. June 18, 1899; d. January 16, 1966.

ii. NEIL ERNEST ALLEN, b. July 05, 1900; d. December 31, 1973.

iii. MILTON ALLEN, b. February 09, 1902; d. August 30, 1976.

iv. BERNICE ALLEN, b. January 10, 1906.

v. LENA ALLEN, b. July 03, 1914.

5. FLOYD E.4 ALLEN (JOHN3, JOHN2, ROBERT1) was born October 13, 1879, and died January 02, 1960.

Children of FLOYD E. ALLEN are:

i. LOIS5 ALLEN, b. March 03, 1905; d. December 13, 1961.

ii. MINNIE ELIZA ALLEN, b. October 28, 1906; d. April 24, 1965.

iii. FANNY ELNORA ALLEN, b. August 13, 1908.

iv. OTTO ERNEST ALLEN, b. June 02, 1911.

Generation No. 3

6. CHOICE5 BALDWIN (MARION4 ALLEN, JOHN3, JOHN2, ROBERT1) was born July 06, 1889, and died December 24, 1978. She married EUGENE PAUL RICHARDS June 24, 1915. He was born September 03, 1890 , and died January11, 1962.

Children of CHOICE BALDWIN and EUGENE RICHARDS are:

i. MARION HENRIETTA6 RICHARDS, b. June 20, 1916.

ii. GRACE CHOICE RICHARDS, b. September 19, 1917.

iii. CALVIN PAUL RICHARDS, b. November 03, 1919.

7. MAUDE5 BALDWIN (MARION4 ALLEN, JOHN3, JOHN2, ROBERT1) was born January 03, 1891 , and died June 08, 1974. She married JOHN CHARLES RICHARDS August 17, 1914. He was born February 13, 1886 , and died March 04, 1971.

Child of MAUDE BALDWIN and JOHN RICHARDS is:

i. FRANCIS BALDWIN6 RICHARDS, b. July 09, 1916; m. BERNICE HERRON; b. July 03, 1914.

8. ORVAL WILLIAM5 BALDWIN (MARION4 ALLEN, JOHN3, JOHN2, ROBERT1) was born June 01, 1896 in Amity, Erie,County, Pa., and died August 06, 1975 in Erie, Pa.. He married BEATRICE LILLIAN PATTISON November 29, 1917 in Union City, Pa., daughter of CHARLES PATTISON and MILLIE ORR. She was born September 08, 1899 in Union City, Pa., and died February 17, 1989 in Williston, Fla..

More About ORVAL WILLIAM BALDWIN:

Burial: Quincy Cemetry, Ripley, New York

More About BEATRICE LILLIAN PATTISON:

Burial: Quincy Cemetry, Ripley, New York

Children of ORVAL BALDWIN and BEATRICE PATTISON are:

i. MEREDITH MAY6 BALDWIN, b. November 15, 1918, Amity, Erie County, Pa.; m. BLAKE RENAUD, November 29, 1947 , Ripley, New York; b. July 06, 1914, Lesontes Mills, Clearfield Co., Pa.; d. April 29,1975, Clearwater, Ponellas Co., Fla..

ii. CALVIN JOHN BALDWIN, b. September 13, 1920, Union City, Pa.; d. October 01, 1944, Burma India WWII..

More About CALVIN JOHN BALDWIN:

Burial: Quincy Cemetry, Ripley, New York

iii. LAWRENCE WILLIAM BALDWIN, b. September 20, 1922, Amity, Erie County, Pa.; m. FERN J. FISHER, August 03, 1943; b. December 23, 1923; d. March 24, 2000, Tucson, Arizona.

iv. REXFORD REED BALDWIN, b. January 21, 1925, Union City, Pa.; d. January 1980, Erie, Pa.; m. MARGIE BURKETT, March 23, 1945, Chapel, Fort Sumner, New Mexico. The Nuptials took place at 9 P.M. and the ceremony was read by candlelight. Mrs. Beatrice Baldwin was in New Mexico for her son's wedding.; b. March 16, 1925, Erie, Pa..

Notes for REXFORD REED BALDWIN:

More About REXFORD REED BALDWIN:
Burial: Laurel Hill Cemetery


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