Andrew Jackson Allen

Andrew Jackson Allen (1818-1884) was born 5 Sep. 1818 in Somerset, Pulaski Co., Kentucky. He was the son of Rial Allen and Margaret Evins. He married Delilah Andrus on 29 Apr. 1841 in Wadesboro, Calloway Co., Kentucky; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized in Apr. 1846 in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois. He sustained Wilford Woodruff as the head of a pioneer company in 1847 in Winter Quarters (later Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska). He died 18 Jul. 1884 in Draper, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.


Andrew Jackson Allen (KWN1-S2S), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed 7 Apr. 2022). Andrew Jackson Allen, Wilford Woodruff Papers (, accessed 12 Apr. 2022). Andrew Jackson Allen, “Journal, 1857 July - 1884 April,” p. 1, image 1/124, MS9397; Church History Library (, accessed 7 Apr. 2022). "Andrew Jackson Allen” (1818-1884), memorial no. 13425781; Find A Grave (, accessed 7 Apr. 2022).

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    Andrew J Allen, Ezra Clark, Edward Stephvenson, Zerah Pulsipher, John M Wolley Albert Dewey Wm Stewart, Thomas Clark, Hezekiah Peck. being 24 persons in all that were present, the remainder were absent on business. we dismissed and parted in good spirits & feelings I went to bed and fell asleep and dreamed [FIGURE] that I was {[big] with child and} ready to {be delivered} which was ...
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