10 January 1866–17 October 1940 (Age 74)
Riverdale, Weber, Utah Territory, United States
When William Elmer Allen was born on 10 January 1866, in Riverdale, Weber, Utah Territory, United States, his father, Rufus Allen, was 51 and his mother, Mary Ann Phelps, was 34. He married Polly Ann Child on 16 March 1887, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Burch Creek, Weber, Utah, United States for about 40 years. He died on 17 October 1940, in Riverdale, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.
William Allen was the son of Rufus Allen, one of the original Utah pioneers of 1847, and Mary Phelps. He was born 10 Jan 1866 at Riverdale, Weber Co. Utah in the old family log house built by his fath …