Crawford County, Pennsylvania

History & Biography
Part V:  Biographical Sketches


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      JOHN ALLEN (deceased) was born in 1815, in Lancaster County, Penn.  He was a farmer by occupation.  He was married to Miss Mary Martin, a native of this county, by whom he had eight children:  Robert, Sarah, Martin, Henriette[,] Josephine, John, Thomas and Isa.  During the late rebellion Robert and Martin were in the army, the latter dying in the hospital at Washington.  Thomas, who is a farmer, was born April 11, 1854, and is living at home with his mother.  Our subject was a consistent member of the Methodist Episcopal Church for several years previous to his death, which occurred July 26, 1881.