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THE LARNED EAGLE-OPTIC, 24 February 1899
Obituary of WILSON D. ALLEN
Succumbed to Consumption

Wilson D. Allen died at the house of his daughter, Mrs. A. W. Richardson in this city about noon Monday, February 20th, 1899, aged sixty-seven years, eight months and nine days. Mr. Allen was born in Columbrana county, Ohio, on June 11th, 1831, and married Miss Almina B. Beecher in 1852. To this union nine children were born, six of which are still living.
Mr. Allen came to Kansas in 1879, locating at Manhattan and became one of the prominent contractors and builders of that place. A few months ago he came to Larned living with his daughter and family until the time of his death. The remains were shipped to his former home at Manhattan Tuesday morning accompanied by Mr. W. P. Peter, who represented the A. O. U. W. of this place at the funeral and interment.
Transcribed and Contributed by Richard Schwartzkopf

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