Allen, Eli (born 1810)
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Date: 9/16/2021 at 11:56:52
History of Wapello County, Iowa
Chicago: Western Historical Company
Proprietor of the Riverside House;
born Sept. 7, 1810, in Washington Co., Penn.;
in 1813, came to Hamilton;
in 1826, moved to Franklin Co., Ind.;
in 1857, to Wapello Co.;
in 1871, to the city of Ottumwa.
While living in Agency City, was elected mayor; served three years; also elected to fill the unexpired term of Justice of the Peace at Agency City.
Married Ellen Jackman May 21, 1835;
Had fourteen children—Solomon, William J., Ephraim T., Theodore H., Sarah C., Julia A., Harriet J., Matilda J., Charles F., David E., Warren O., Samuel H., Samuel, Mary S.
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