Hi Rebecca; Went on to the Colusa Genweb and have answers to your information you asked for.
John Paul Allen was born in Northumberland County, Virginia on September 1, 1823 & Died on January 13, 1906. He enlisted in the U.S. Marines during the Mexican - American War (1846 - 1848), fighting in numerous battles. He came to California in 1850, first settling in Napa County. He married Caroline Henderson in 1864 in California. She was born in 1842 in Indiana & died on November 25, 1913 in Colusa County. John Paul Allen is buried in the Colusa Community Cemetery, Section N, Lot 2, Grave 5 & Caroline is buried in the same Section & Lot, Grave 4.(no headstone). John died in the Colusa Community Hospital & Caroline died in the family home at 547 Clay Street, built in 1870. John Allen, problay her son also lived there.
John Paul Allen's bio is on the Colusa Genweb, but it will be redone over by myself and resubmitted to my Co - Coordinator's.
If you have any questions, e- mail me at email@example.com.
John L. Morton
Colusa County Historical Researcher
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