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Harry Dwight Allen
Male 1894 - 1945

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  • Birth  19 Apr 1894  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1930  Ware Rd., West Brookfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  26 Jun 1945  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried  28 Jun 1945  Pine Grove Cemetery, West Brookfield, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I2876  West Brookfield Families
    Last Modified  18 Oct 2021 
     
    Father  Elmer Dwight Allen,   b. 10 Jan 1865, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1950 
    Mother  Carrie Eliza Bannister,   b. 6 Jul 1872, Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1945, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Jan 1891  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1476  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Carrie Ardelia Benson,   b. 4 Dec 1892, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1958 
    Married  14 Jun 1914  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. Bernice Ardelia Allen,   b. 15 Jun 1915, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2006
     2. Blanche Rachel Allen,   b. 24 Apr 1918, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 2017, Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Harry Dwight Allen, Jr,   b. 1922, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 2005, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. George Albert Allen,   b. 7 May 1924, Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1942 and 2006
     5. Ronald Benson Allen,   b. 18 Apr 1929, Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 2006
    Family ID  F1472  Group Sheet
     
  • Photos
    School Street School Photo 1909
    School Street School Photo 1909
    Students and teacher at School St. School in 1909
    Carrie Ardelia Benson and Harry Dwight Allen
    Carrie Ardelia Benson and Harry Dwight Allen
     
  • Notes 
    • Served as highway commissioner, tree warden, and special police officer.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S1191] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, (Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society; Location: Boston, Massachusetts; Date: 2004;), Massachusetts, Worcester, West Brookfield, Births, 1894; Vol. 441 : p. 575, Record No. 8 dated 8 Jan. 1895..
      Born 19 April 1894, Harry Dwight Allen, son of Elmer D. farmer, born West Brookfield, & Carrie Eliza (Banister), born Warren, Mass.

    2. [S1194] Massachusetts: Grand Lodge of Masons Membership Cards, 1733-1990.

    3. [S2060] Springfield Daily Republican, Springfield, Massachusetts (online archive), "Harry D. Allen Dies; Suffered Shock Recently," dated 26 June 1945, published Wednesday, 27 June 1945, pg. 2; Genealogy Bank (http://www.genealogybank.com : accessed 30 May 2018.).
      died at his home on Lake street today. Family members named. Service to town recounted. Burial to be in Pine Grove Cemetery.

    4. [S2060] Springfield Daily Republican, Springfield, Massachusetts (online archive), "Final Tribute Paid to Harry D. Allen," dated 28 June, published 29 June 1945, page 2..
      Funeral and burial account.

    5. [S1191] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, (Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society; Location: Boston, Massachusetts; Date: 2004;), Vol: 627 ; Page: 559.

    6. [S2060] Springfield Daily Republican, Springfield, Massachusetts (online archive), Worcester County, West Brookfield, "Allen - Benson Wedding," Friday 5 June 1914, page 20..
      Married at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew L. Benson on South Main street last evening.