Ira Allen (1814 - 1900)

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Death: Died in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, USA
Managed by: Wade Allen Huffaker
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About Ira Allen

http://www.1857ironcountymilitia.com/index.php?title=Ira_Allen

http://mountainmeadowsmassacre.org/appendices/appendix-c-the-militiamen

Allen, Ira (1814–1900), Second Lieutenant, Company E, Fifth Platoon, Cedar City. Philip Klingensmith testified that before the Mountain Meadows Massacre Ira Allen told him a “decree had passed” committing the emigrant company “to destruction.” Allen attended the Sunday council meeting on September 6 that discussed the fate of the emigrants. He was one of the men on horseback during the final massacre whose orders were to catch and kill emigrants who attempted to escape the slaughter. After the massacre, he may have helped transport some of the emigrants’ property back to Cedar City.

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Ira Allen's Timeline

1814
April 27, 1814
1856
August 25, 1856
Age 42
1866
June 19, 1866
Age 52
Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States
1900
December 21, 1900
Age 86
Hyrum, Cache, Utah, USA