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186. Miron Dexter ALLEN was born in 1825 in Indiana.100

There were likely other children born to Henry & Zelota Allen. On p.144 History of Vigo County: "D. C. Allen died at his residence in Prairieton Township, Monday June 30, 1890, aged 62 years. He was a son of Henry Allen, one of the first settlers of this county, and in an early day sheriff of Vigo County."

In the 1850 Vigo Co IN Census, is a "Samuel" Allen, age 55, born in New York married to Zelota, age 50, also born in New York. Child Miron D., born Massachusetts also lives with them with spouse Abigail and a son Frances, age 2, and a daughter Florence E. age 1.

1860 Census. Franklin, Owen Co IN, Hh 838
M. D. Allen, age 35, b. Massachusetts [this is curious, but consistent]
Abigail, age 34, b. IN
Children b. Indiana: Francis W. age 12, Rufus E. 9, Florence E. 6, Mary E. 4, Unice J. 1.
Lydian Clason, age 15.

1870 Census. Franklin, Owen Co IN, Hh 48
Dexter Allen, age 45, b. MA
Abigail, age 41, b. IN
Children b. IN: Francis age 22, Mary E. 13, Annice 11, Willie A. 6, Mattie P. 3, Marion [male] age 2 months, born in March.
Eunice Heaton, age 64, b. NY. Charles Bush age 18, Farm Laborer, b. IN

1880 Census. Franklin, Owen Co IN, Hh 263
M.D. Allen, 55, b. MA. Abigail, wife, 51, b. IN
Mattie, daughter, 13, and Miron H., son age 10.

1900 Census. Franklin, Owen Co IN, Hh 10
Miron D. Allen, b. Feb 1825, b. Massachusetts as were his parents, age 75, married the second time for 10 years.
Elizabeth, wife, b. Jun 1849, age 51, b. Ohio as were her parents.

Not found in 1910.

Miron Dexter ALLEN and Abigail BUSH\RUSH were married on 14 February 1847 in Vigo County, Indiana.99 Abigail BUSH\RUSH was born in 1825 in Indiana.100

Miron Dexter ALLEN and Abigail BUSH\RUSH had the following children:

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Francis W. ALLEN was born in 1848 in Indiana.100

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Florence E. ALLEN was born in 1849 in Indiana.100 She died before 1854 at the age of 5.

This child apparently died and another little girl, born in 1854, was given her name.

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Rufus E. ALLEN was born in 1851 in Indiana.

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Florence E. ALLEN was born in 1854 in Indiana.

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Mary E. ALLEN was born in 1856 in Indiana.

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Eunice J. ALLEN was born in 1859 in Indiana.

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Willie A. ALLEN was born in 1864 in Indiana.

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Mattie ALLEN was born in 1867 in Indiana.

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Miron H. ALLEN was born in March 1870 in Owen County, Indiana.