1816–1874 (Age 58)
Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States
When John Allen was born on 16 February 1816, in Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, his father, Rial Allen, was 24 and his mother, Margaret Evans, was 32. He married Lavinia Black Evans in 1840, in Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Calloway, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and Kansas, United States in 1870. He died on 19 November 1874, in Fredonia, Wilson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Fredonia, Wilson, Kansas, United States.
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When John and his brothers lived in Kentucky they were taught about the restoration of the gospel buy missionaries traveling through. They determined to be baptized and traveled to Nauvoo, Illinois to …