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Rufus Chester Allen



Birth22 October 1827Tompkins, Delaware, New York, United States
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    Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Pvt Rufus Chester Allen (1827-1915), memorial #109761 .

    Utah Bureau of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Archives Research Center, 2009), database with images, FamilySearch, Rufus Chester Allen, 7 December 1915; citing St George, Washington, Utah, United States, certificate 46, series 81448; Utah State Archives Research Center, Salt Lake City, Utah; FHL microfilm 2229572.

    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Rufus Chester Allen, ID: KWJC-4MV.

    Mormon Battalion Company A return list, 16 July 1846, Entry for Rufus C Allen, box 4, folder 8, page 1, line 14.

Death7 December 1915St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
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    Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Pvt Rufus Chester Allen (1827-1915), memorial #109761 .

    Utah Bureau of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Archives Research Center, 2009), database with images, FamilySearch, Rufus Chester Allen, 7 December 1915; citing St George, Washington, Utah, United States, certificate 46, series 81448; Utah State Archives Research Center, Salt Lake City, Utah; FHL microfilm 2229572.

Burial10 December 1915St. George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
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    Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Pvt Rufus Chester Allen (1827-1915), memorial #109761 .

    Utah Bureau of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Archives Research Center, 2009), database with images, FamilySearch, Rufus Chester Allen, 7 December 1915; citing St George, Washington, Utah, United States, certificate 46, series 81448; Utah State Archives Research Center, Salt Lake City, Utah; FHL microfilm 2229572.

FatherAlbern Allen
MotherMarcia Allen

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   • Lavenia Elizabeth Hoopes Yearsley
Married31 March 1853Ogden, Weber, Utah Territory, United States
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    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Rufus Chester Allen and Lavenia Elizabeth Hoopes Yearsley, ID: KWJC-4MV and ID: KWJC-4MJ.

          Children:
               Mary Lavenia Allen
               Rufus Albern Allen Sr.
               Rachel Emma Allen


   • Margaret Ruth McConnell
Married20 March 1857Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
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    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Rufus Chester Allen and Margaret Ruth McConnell, ID: KWJC-4MV and ID: KWVQ-3SW.

          Children:
               Chester William Allen


   • Laura Elizabeth Chaffin
Married5 May 1886St. George, Washington, Utah Territory, United States
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    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Rufus Chester Allen and Laura Elizabeth Chaffin, ID: KWJC-4MV and ID: KWVQ-S1V.


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• 1842Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
• 1850Utah County, Utah Territory, United States
• 1860Weber County, Utah Territory, United States
• 1870Kanara, Kane, Utah Territory, United States
• 1880Paragonah, Iron, Utah Territory, United States
• 1900St George, Washington, Utah, United States

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• 1842 Population CensusNauvoo, Hancock, IllinoisExtractImage
• 1850 Population CensusUtah County, Utah TerritoryExtractImage
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• 1860 Population CensusWeber County, Utah TerritoryExtractImage
• 1870 Population CensusKanarah, Kane, Utah TerritoryExtractImage
• 1880 Population CensusParagoonah Paragoonah Precinct, Iron, Utah TerritoryExtractImage
• 1900 Population CensusSt George Precinct, Washington, UtahExtractImage
• 1910 Population CensusSt George Precinct, Washington, UtahExtractImage

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Crossing the Plains

Levi W. Hancock/Jefferson Hunt/James Pace/Andrew Lytle CompanyView Source
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    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pioneer Overland Travel" (Salt Lake City, UT: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

       Departure25-26 Aug 1847
       Arrival11, 16 Oct 1847
Company Unknown (1848)View Source
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    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pioneer Overland Travel" (Salt Lake City, UT: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

       Departure1848
       Arrival1848
Parley P. Pratt CompanyView Source
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    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pioneer Overland Travel" (Salt Lake City, UT: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

       Departure14 Sept 1852
       Arrival18 Oct 1852
Daniel Thompson CompanyView Source
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    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pioneer Overland Travel" (Salt Lake City, UT: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

       Departure24 Jul 1866
       Arrival28 Sept 1866

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