Linda: This is what I have on Allen family. Karen Ihave some more if you will send me your e-mail address.
!Obit;Ambrose Allen died of Bright's disease at his home in this city on Monday, July 6, 1903. The deceased had been a sufferer of this dread disease for some time,but had only been confined to his room a few weeks when death relieved him. Mr. Allen had been a resident of Plattsmouth for several years, and up to the date of his confinement he was in the employ of Dovey & Son as a deliveryman.
Mr.Allen was one of those gentlemen who always had a pleasant greeting for everyone and was highly respected by all with whom he came in contact. He leaves a wife and six grown children. He was a veteran of the civil war and a member of the G.A.R. post of this city, under the auspices of which the funeral services were conducted.Brief services were conducted at the late home of the deceased on Tues. a.m.after which the remains were conveyed to Eight Mile Grove, where more extended services were held and interment made.
Ambrose Allen who has been ill for some time with Bright's Disease, died at his house at the corner of Tenth and Marble at 9 a.m. The desceased has been a resident of Plattsmouth for a number of years and until 3 weeks ago was employed as a delivery man for Dovey and Sons.
The deceased leaves a wife and 6 children all of whom are grown. He is a Veteran of the Civil War and member of the GAR. Brief funeral will be held at the residence at 10:00 tomorrow afterwhich remains will be taken to Eight Mile Grove where the regular service and interment will be held. Funeral under the respices of GAR.
(Found part of an obit or notice in mom's things- don't know if this is Ambroses' son or not. The funeral of William Wesley Allen was held at the Congressional on Thursday afternoon. Rev. H. J. Macomber officiating. Mr. Allen
had been a resident of Steele City for little more than a year, and has had the sympathy of the community in his unequal struggle with consumption. He ask the hymn "Just as I am Without a Plea" to be sung expressing his dying thought and hope(.I think this is Ambrose's bro. from 1850 census.) ( Next line in paper-- Childrens day will be observed Sunday June 10th at Congregational Church) These Allen's are buried in S.C. Cem. Franklin b.8-17-1870 d. 9-21-1879 Son of A. & J. (Row ll) Allen, Juanna b.12-19- 1829 d.8-24-1881 (Row 11), Allen, Otis K, b.1887 d.1979( Row 26) Allen, Minnie(Orr) b. 1888 d. 1972 (Row 26)
Ambrose Allen enlisted 31 Dec, 1863 age 23 Co.D 92nd Inf. Regt Ohio. tsfr to Co H 31 st Inf Regt in Jun 1865.
Rootsweb, Nemaha Co. says he was buried in Corning,Ks???
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