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Allender, Jacob H.


Posted By: Bill Rathbun (email)
Date: 3/6/2004 at 22:09:09

The Fairfield Journal, Wed., July 31, 1912, Page 1, col. 3.

Jacob H. Allender, well known Salina resident, died suddenly Wednesday afternoon, aged 92 years. At the time of his death was the oldest man in Jefferson County. Born in McConnellsburg, Penn., Nov. 21, 1820. There he grew to young manhood and was married. In 1848 Mr. Allender and family came to Jefferson County, and a year later when the gold fever struck California, Mr. Allender went to that state to prospect. In 1851 he returned and took up his residence on a farm northeast of this city… In a few years his wife passed away and some years later he married again to Miss Adaline Templeton who preceded him in death about five years ago. Mr. Allender was the father of twelve children, four of whom are dead. They were: Mrs. Martha Vance, Mankato, Kans., Misses Emma and Myrtle Allender and Rupert Allender who died last year in Colorado. Justice of the Peace in Buchanan Twp. For several years; member Board of Supervisors of the county for seven years… Eight children survive: Mrs. William Hendricks of Richwoods; Mrs. V. A. Helman of Mankato, Kans., Mrs. Odessa Powell and Miss June Allender who are at home; Miss Uloa Allender of Omaha, Neb.,; Miss Williamette Allender and Miss Gertrude Allender of Palo Alto, Calif.; and Thomas B. Allender of this city. He also leaves one brother, Thomas Allender who resides on North Court Street in this city. …Interment will take place in the Richwoods Cemetery


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