Isaac Morley Allen (1849 - 1944)

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Birthplace: Bountiful, Davis , UT, USA
Death: Died in St George, Washington, UT, USA
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About Isaac Morley Allen



Issac Morley Allen, 94, a Black Hawk War veteran and former Vernal died at his home in St. George Sunday after a long illness incident to age.

Mr. Allen was born in Salt Lake March 28, 1849, a son of Joseph Stewart Allen and Lucy Morley Allen. In his early youth he went with his parents to the Sanpete Valley, being settled at that time. He served in units to stop Indian uprisings prevailing at that time and was a veteran of the Blackhawk War. He helped pioneer southern Utah and the Muddy county.

Mr. Allen also lived for several years in the United Order at Orderville, until the group was disbanded. He was an active LDS Church worker his entire life. He married three times.

  1. His first wife was Harriet Squire;
  2. His second wife, Matilda Norwood;
  3. His thired wife, Isadora Allen survives him.

He engaged in farming and cultivated large farms in Utah and Idaho. He resided in Ashley Valley for a period of ten years, leaving in 1938.

In addition to his wife he is survived by ten children,

  1. Elnora Vernon of Vernal;
  2. Orson of Salt Lake City;
  3. Leon of Salt Lake City;
  4. Ada Vernon of Salt Lake City;
  5. Floyd of California;
  6. May Chaffin of California;
  7. Ardell Hackford of Lapoint;
  8. Hazel Ross of Lapoint ;
  9. Harold of St. George.

He also gas sixty grandchildren, sixty-seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held Wednesday at St. George and interment was in the St. George Cemetery.

SOURCE: Vernal Express, March 9, 1944, transcribed by Rhonda Holton

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Isaac Allen's Timeline

March 28, 1849
Bountiful, Davis , UT, USA
March 23, 1873
Age 23
Manti, Sanpete, Ut
December 21, 1873
Age 24
Manti, Sanpete, Ut
April 3, 1876
Age 27
Manti, Sanpete, Ut
November 19, 1878
Age 29
Manti, Sanpete, Ut
November 26, 1881
Age 32
Manti, Snpt., Ut
March 5, 1944
Age 94
St George, Washington, UT, USA
March 8, 1944
Age 94
St George, Washington, UT, USA