Source: Crawfordsville Journal, Feb 17, 1936
Moses Allen, 93-year-old native of Ireland and a Montgomery county farmer for more than half a century, died at 9:30 o'clock Saturday night at the home of a son, R.W. Allen, corner of Market and Grant Avenue. Mr. Allen had been bedfast since December 1932, afflicted with hardening of the arteries. He was born Sept 24, 1842, in Belfast, Ireland, the son of Moses and Jane Allen. He was married at Belfast in 1863 to Margaret Webster, who preceded him in death. Mr. Allen came to this county from Ireland in 1865 and had resided in Union Twp. since that time, engaging in the occupation of farming until his health failed several years ago. Survivors are two sons, R.W. Allen,and Abraham living north of Crawfordsville; one grandchild; four great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; a sister, Miss Ruth of South Manchester, Conn. and four nieces. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 o'clock Wednesday morning at the home of the son, RW Allen, Grant Avenue and Market Street. The Rev. John Servies will officiate and burial will be made at Oak Hill Cemetery. - kbz
Note: R.W. is Richard W.