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Allen, Joseph W.


Age: 21, credited to Craftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 10/2/61, m/i 11/19/61, BGLR, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, m/o 11/18/64

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Birth: 03/02/1840, Craftsbury, VT
Death: 03/14/1930

Burial: Mount Vernon Cemetery, Atchison, KS
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: George Hughes
Findagrave Memorial #: 9605633


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/23/1907, KS
Portrait?: ghughes
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


Great Granduncle of George Allen Hughes, Annapolis, MD

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Mount Vernon Cemetery, Atchison, KS

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Pioneer Kansas Is Dean In Atchinson

Atchison, Kans., Mar. 15. (AP) -- Joseph W. Allen, 90, a pioneer business man and president of the Atchinson Savings Bank, died at his home here early today following a two weeks illness.

Coming here shortly after the Civil War in which he fought with the First Vermont Cavalry, Allen became identified with several business ventures. He was one of the organizers of the McPike Drug Company, now of Kansas City, and was interested in the Symms Grocery Company. The Atchison Savings bank is said to be the oldest in the state.

All was a lineal descendant of Ethan Allen who won fame at Fort Ticonderoga during the Revolutionary war.

Source: The Iola (KS) Register, 15 Mar 1930.
Courtesy of Deanna French