James Allen

Allen, James (1806-1886), was born 14 Aug. 1806 in Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky. He was the son of Rial Allen and Margaret Evans. He married Nancy McDaniels Allen on 20 Jan. 1831; participated in plural marriage. Allen was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 17 Nov. 1835. He migrated to Utah in 1862. He served a mission to the Southern States in 1877. Allen died on 16 Sep. 1886 in Lewiston, Cache Co., UT.

Footnotes

“Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 26 Mar. 2021) James Evins Allen, (KWJ1-GNF). Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Utah, Missionary Department Missionary Registers, 1860-1930,” p. 46, James Allen; Church History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; DGS 10543893, image 46, US and Canada, FHL. Note: Earliest record of birth and church records state 1806. Pulaski County (Kentucky) Court Clerk, “Marriage Records, 1799-1955: Register 1799-1874 Register 1 1862-1875,” p. 102, James Allen and Nancy Allen; Pulaski County Courthouse, Waynesville, MO; microfilm 1912849, DGS 4261137, image 87/392, US and Canada, FHL. “James Allen,” Pioneer Database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/overlandtravel/, accessed 26 Mar. 2021). Wilford Woodruff Journals and Papers, 1828-1898 / Wilford Woodruff Journals, 1833-1898 / Wilford Woodruff Journal, 1833 December-1838 January, 17 Nov. 1835, MS 1352, image 70/201, CHL. Historian's Office Missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, circa 1925 / 1856-1880, CR 100 160, image 402/510, CHL “James Allen,” Lewiston City Cemetery; Find a Grave, 15 Sep. 2007 , memorial no. 21564586, (https://findagrave.com, accessed 26 Mar. 2021).

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  • Page 82

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 - December 31, 1846)

    Excerpt:
    I had no sooner gone below than I was envel -oped in a stench the most Horrid of any thing I ever experianced it arose from the cargo which consisted of goano A kind of dung dug out of the earth brought to this country to put on to land it is supposed to have origionally been birds dung but the worst die pot I ever saw was plesant in comparrison to this stench, I lay down but my stomach was immediately so filled with the stench that it made me ...
  • Page 83

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 - December 31, 1846)

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    May 17, 1845 ~ Saturday 17th [FIGURE] I wrote 2 letters one to Thomas Ward one to Mrs Woodruff. I had an inter view with Elder Wm Kent & took a walk with him & Br Allen ^through^ the town of Carlisle it was anciently walled in with a high strong wall most of it was taken down in building the city we walked upon some portion of the walls that was ...
    Dates:
    May 17, 1845
  • Page 85

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 - December 31, 1846)

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    May 19, 1845 ~ Monday 19th I walked with Br Allen & Walker 10 miles to a creek to fishing trout & salmon with the fly they caught three in about 5 minutes when an officer came & informed them it was against the law & if they continued to fish they would be under £5 pounds fine so we all left the ground & returned home & got our walk for our pains & three small salmon fry ie young salmon weigh ...
    Dates:
    May 19, 1845 May 20, 1845 May 21, 1845
  • Page 82

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 - January 3, 1838)

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    May 23, 1836 ~ Monday May 23rd Travled to Br Crawley's from thence to Br Tittles with Elder Boydstun 10 miles May 24, 1836 ~ Tuesday 24 Spent the day visiting the Saints [of] the Cyprus branch of the Church the procedings of the day were as follows Travled to Mr Joseph Ash & found the family shaken in their faith three of which were members of the Church they were shaken by the conduct of Br ...
    Dates:
    May 23, 1836 May 24, 1836 May 25, 1836 May 26, 1836 May 27, 1836
  • Page 100

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 - January 3, 1838)

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    As Elder W. Woodruff is about to leave for Kirtland and has been labouring for the last year & a half with the churches included in the Tennessee confer ence & stands in need of clothing & money to return to Kirtland Presidents Patten & Marsh called a contribution of the church & congregation in the time of the aforementioned conference to supply Elder Woodruffs necessities the list of the contr ibution taken down is as follows Brothers Henry Thomas $5.00 ...
    Dates:
    September 5, 1836
  • Page 75

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 - January 3, 1838)

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    And it was carried by a clear voice after which Presdt Woodruff Proceded to ordain Abram O Smoot Elder & Benjamin Boydstun Elder & Daniel Thomas & Benjamin Clapp Priest's & James Allen Teacher & Henry Thomas & John Camp Deacon. After Which Seven branches of the Church was represented Presdt Woodruff represented, one Branch on Egle Creek Benton Tenn 15 in good standing[.] one ...
    Dates:
    February 27, 1836
  • Page 76

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 - January 3, 1838)

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    February 28, 1836 ~ Sunday Rode to Father Greenwood's Preached at his house then rode to Br James Allen distance 6 miles Sister Margarett Clapp Was instantly healed at the laying on of hands of the Elders February 29, 1836 ~ Monday 29 Rode from Br Allens with Brothers Cathcart. Bo ydstun & Clapp to Mr John Clapp's on the
    Dates:
    February 28, 1836 February 29, 1836 February 29, 1836 March 1, 1836 March 2, 1836 March 3, 1836 March 4, 1836 March 5, 1836 March 7, 1836 March 9, 1836 March 10, 1836 March 11, 1836 March 12, 1836
  • Page 127

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 - December 31, 1846)

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    August 2, 1845 ~ Saturday 2d [FIGURE] [FIGURE] I recieved 2 letters & wrote two one to E. Emms & to J. Allen. I recieved one Neighbor & one times & seasons from Nauvoo & the first No of the New York Messenger Published by P. P. Pratt August 3, 1845 ~ Sunday 3d Sunday I met with the saints in the afternoon & communed with them. I preached in ...
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    August 2, 1845 August 3, 1845 August 4, 1845 August 5, 1845 August 6, 1845 August 7, 1845 August 8, 1845 August 9, 1845 August 10, 1845
  • Page 12

    Part of 1835 Southern States Mission Membership Record

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    TAROPEN BRANCH KY ^28^ Benjamin Clapp Teacher Elder. moved had Letter Henry Loy Martha Loy CKatherine Loy Margaret Clapp Mary Clapp Lewis Clapp John Camp Deacon Maria Camp Jefferson Turnbow Rachel Turnbow Nathaniel Drown Abigal Drown Jane Loy Simeon Hendricks Kisiah Hendricks Oliver Drown