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NAME: Allen, William L. (m. Tabitha Eggers)


 William Allen died at Independence, Iowa, Sept. 28th, 1909. He was born in Kentucky Nov. 9th, 1829, united with the Old School Baptist Church, in Park County, Ind., in 1866, was married to Tabitha Eggers in January, 1853, to which union eight children were born, two of which are deceased. He left to mourn three sons and three daughters, three brothers and two sisters. He with his family moved from Indiana to Franklin County, Iowa, in 1880, uniting by letter with West Fork Church, and lived a faithful member until death. The writer had been acquainted with him since he came to this State. He was as firm as a rock in the doctrine of Christ. He was very quiet in his manner, but had a gift in singing. He was a kind father, friend and neighbor, and proved by his walk and conversation what he professed, yet the dear old brother never claimed any righteousness of his own, but often said, A poor old...(rest is missing)