Ezra Hela Allen (1814 - 1848) MP

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Nicknames: "Ezra Hale Allen", "Ezra Hela Allen"
Birthplace: Madrid, St. Lawrence County, New York, United States
Death: Died in California, United States
Managed by: James Horne Jr.
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About Ezra Hela Allen

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Jonathan H. Holmes/Samuel Thompson Company (1848) Age 33

Departure: 2 July 1848 Arrival: 6 September 1848

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Birth: Jul. 28, 1814 Madrid St. Lawrence County New York, USA

Death: Jun. 27, 1848 El Dorado County California, USA

Mormon Battalion soldier, U.S. Army, War with Mexico, 1846 to 1848. Company C Musician, under the command of Captain James Brown.

Son of Samuel Russell Allen and Sarah (Sally) Jane Powers. One of seventeen children. Married Sarah Beriah Fiske, daughter of Varnum Fisk and Sarah (Sally) Bates Eames, 25 December 1837 at Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York. (She later married Joel Sr. Ricks, settled in the Cache Valley and is buried at Logan City Cemetery, Cache, Utah.)

Ezra was father of four children before his murder at Tragedy Spring, El Dorado, California while scouting for the Browett-Holmes Company of soldiers returning to Utah after discarge from the U.S. Army.

Family links:

  • Samuel Russell Sr. Allen (1773 - 1864)
  • Sarah Jane Powers Allen (1777 - 1838)
  • Sarah Beriah Fiske Ricks (1819 - 1891)
  • Cynthia Amorette Allen Ricks (1839 - 1874)*
  • Jerusha Elvira Allen (1841 - 1842)*
  • Alexander Hamilton Allen (1843 - 1843)*
  • Alexander Alma Allen (1845 - 1916)*

Burial: Tragedy Spring Cemetery El Dorado County California, USA Plot: common grave of three

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Ezra Heela Allen's Timeline

July 28, 1814
Madrid, St. Lawrence County, New York, United States
December 25, 1837
Age 23
Madrid, St Lawrence, New York, USA
April 19, 1839
Age 24
Madrid, Saint Lawrence, New York, USA
September 28, 1845
Age 31
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
June 27, 1848
Age 33
California, United States