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228. Dewitt Clinton ALLEN112,186,187,188 was born on 20 July 1854 in Cove, Polk County, Arkansas.22 He died on 19 May 1918 at the age of 63 in Cowley County, Kansas.189

In 1880 Dewitt and Mary had no children. William McCoy, age 13, born in Texas, was living with them - this was apparently the three-year-old that lived with Peter B. in 1870.
Dewitt C., age 26, b. AR, parents b. NY, Farmer
Mary J., wife, age 21, b. NC, parents b. NC
William McCoy, age 13, b. TX

Apparently Mary died or they divorced because he married Lou ??? about 1890 according to the 1900 and 1910 Censuses.

Lived in Arkansas City, Kansas, in 1901, according to father's obituary.

1900 Census, Kansas, Cowley Co. Arkansas City, Ward 1
DeWitt Allen, b. Jul 1854, age 45, married 10 years. b. Illinois, parents b. NY
Lou, wife, b. Aug 1869, age 30, no children, b. KY, parents b. KY

1910 Census. Kansas, Cowley Co, Arkansas City, Ward 1
DeWitt C. Allen, age 56, married 1 time for 20 years. b. AR, parents b. NY
Lou, wife, age 41, b. KY as were her parents.

Not found after 1910.

USGenWeb, Cowley Co, Kansas website shows Dewitt C. Allen, birth date, 20 Jul 1854, buried in the old section of Riverview Cemetery. No death date given. There were five Mary Allens buried there, including one Mary J. Allen. The location of the graves are given and none of the Marys are buried next to DeWitt.
Picture of a very nice monument added to FindAGrave. Death date was 19 May 1918; Riverview Cemetery, Arkansas City, Cowley Co, Kansas.

The Civil War pension file of his brother Augustus, includes an application of the widow for reinstatment of her pension and Dewitt Allen, who had testified earlier, in the 1880's, was deceased before 1921 when a special examination of the application was conducted.

Dewitt Clinton ALLEN and Mary J. [ALLEN] were married before 1880.110 Mary J. [ALLEN] was born about 1859 in North Carolina.186

Dewitt Clinton ALLEN and Lou [ALLEN] were married in 1890.187 Lou [ALLEN] was born in August 1869 in Kentucky.187