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226. Charles Edward Francis ALLEN112,183 was born on 7 February 1850 in Cove, Polk County, Arkansas.111,179 He died on 2 December 1905 at the age of 55.179 He was buried in Carrollton City Cemetery, Greene County, Illinois.

Andrew Warde lists this child as Chloe F.; think he got the initials from a census and guessed at the name.

In 1880, Charles and Lena lived with her parents. His age given as 40 in the transcript; he was 30. She was 19 and there were no children. Charles' occupation was that of Farmer.
Greene Co, Illinois
Wm. Vandersand, age 68, b. Prussia, parents b. Prussia, Farmer
Mary, wife, 48, b. Prussia, parents b. Prussia
John, won, 21, b. Illinois
Lena Allen, dau, 19, b. IL
Charles Allen, son in law, age 30, b. AR, parents b. NY
Amie Vandersand, 15, b. IL, parents b. Prussia [no relationship was stated fro these three younger children, presumably they are children of William & Mary]
Henry, 10, b. IL
William, 6, b. IL
John Richards, works on farm, age 29, widowed, b. NY, parents b. Germany

1900 Census. Carrollton, Greene Co, IL, District 20, Hh 174, Living on School St.
Charles E. F. Allen, b. Feb 1850, age 50, married for 22 years, b. AR, parents b. NY, School Teacher
Lena J., wife, b. May 1861, age 39, 1 child. Born Illinois, father b. Holland, mother b. Germany
Minnie I, daughter, b. Mar 1883, age 17, b. IL
Arthur, nephew, b. Aug 1877, age 22, b. TX, parents b. AR. Sales, Confectionery

In 1901, Charles is listed in his father's will as being of Carolton, IL

Probably died in Carollton, Greene Co, IL
Find A Grave Memorial# 49631953 - buried in Carollton City Cemetery - stone is pictured.

Charles Edward Francis ALLEN and Lena Josephine VANDERSAND were married on 29 December 1877 in Greene County, Illinois.162,183 Lena Josephine VANDERSAND, daughter of William VANDERSAND and Mary RAISEN, was born on 3 May 1861 in Illinois.183 She died on 4 September 1924 at the age of 63 in Chesterfield, Macoupin County, Illinois. She was buried on 7 September 1924 in Carrollton City Cemetery, Greene County, Illinois.

Illinois Deaths & Stillbirths, 1916-1947; FamilySearch.org
Lena J. Allen died 4 Sep 1924, Chesterfield, Macoupin, Illinois, age 63, born 3 May 1861 in Illinois. Her father was William Vandersand; her mother's maiden name Rasen - both born in Germany. Lena was a resident of Carrollton, IL and was buried there on 7 Sep 1924.

Charles Edward Francis ALLEN and Lena Josephine VANDERSAND had the following children:

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Minnie I. ALLEN.