David Allen
Susan Icenour
William Beecher
Julia Ann Carpenter
Wilson D. Allen
Almina Beecher
Julia Ann Allen


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1. Lewis Henry Smallwood

2. Coon
3. Franklin E. Bell

Julia Ann Allen 3 4

  • Born: 29 Jan 1860, East Fairfield, Columbiana, OH, United States 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Lewis Henry Smallwood on 31 Jan 1880 in Saint George, Pottawatomie, KS, United States 1
  • Marriage (2): Coon
  • Marriage (3): Franklin E. Bell on 5 Sep 1917 in San Jose, Santa Clara, CA 2

   FamilySearch ID: GP8R-FJ7.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1860 in East Fairfield, Columbiana, OH, United States. 6 The 1860 census recorded in Fairfield Township the household headed by Gideon Shale, laborer, 23, living with the family of W. D. Allen, carpenter, 29, and his wife Almina, 29; Marietta H., 4; George Lorman, 2; and Julia A., 5 months old when the census was recorded on 14 Jul 1860. Everyone was born in Ohio except Almina in Pennsylvania. The post office was East Fairfield.

2. Census in 1870 in Jefferson Twp., Miami, IN. 7 The 1870 census recorded Wilson D. Allen, carpenter, 39, living with wife Almina, 39; Marietta F., 14; George L., 12; Julia, 10; William B., 8; Ulysses G., 6; and Emma A. 10 months old when the census was recorded on 12 Jul 1870. Everyone was born in Ohio except Almina in Pennsylvania, and Ulysses and Emma in Indiana. The post office was Center.

3. Census in 1880 in Saint George, Pottawatomie, KS, United States. 8 The 1880 census recorded Louis Smallwood, 20, railroad employee, living with wife Julia A., 20, and brother Wilerson Smallwood, 17. Julia and her father were born in Ohio and her mother in Pennsylvania. The Smallwood brothers were born in Missouri and parents in Virginia.
Listed on the same page is Julia's sister, Flora Allen Fortune, with her husband William. On the previous page is Julia's parents, Eilson D. and Almina Allen with their other children.

4. Residence: on 11 Jan 1886 in Creston, Union, IA. 5

5. Residence: on 20 Feb 1899 in Denver, Denver, CO. 3

6. Newspaper: The Tiller and Toiler: Larned Matters: Mrs. Al. Richardson left Tuesday for Denver, Colo., for a month visit with a sister. [NOTE: She was Hattie May Allen visiting her sister Julia A. Allen Coon], 5 May 1899, Larned, Pawnee, KS, USA. 9

7. Residence: Her sister Hattie's obituary states Julia was in the San Francisco earthquake. on 18 Apr 1906 in San Francisco, California, United States. 10

8. Fact: When Julia married Frank Bell she went by the birthdate of the same year as Frank. She was much older than Frank and probably didn't want to see that much older than he was., 5 Sep 1917. 11

Julia married Lewis Henry Smallwood, son of Wilkison Smallwood and Kate Ambrose, on 31 Jan 1880 in Saint George, Pottawatomie, KS, United States.1 (Lewis Henry Smallwood was born in 1860 in , , Missouri, United States 1 5 and died on 18 Jul 1936 in , Los Angeles, CA.)

Julia next married Coon.

Julia next married Franklin E. Bell on 5 Sep 1917 in San Jose, Santa Clara, CA.2


1 Ancestry.com, "Kansas, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1811-1911," Lewis Henry Smallwood m. Julia A. Allen 31 Jan 1880 at St. George KS.

2 "Research by Susan L. Allen Owens," 2024 Email discussing Allen Family Bible and her other research on her family.

3 "Larned Chronoscope (Larned, KS)," 24 Feb 1899, page 3. Obituary of Wilson D. Allen.

4 Wilson D. Allen, "Wilson Family Bible" (Photographs of Wilson Family Bible provided by Susan L. Allen Owens).

5 FamilySearch.org, Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVJB-72N.

6 1860 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCGR-YTX W. D. Allen Fairfield Township, Columbiana, OH.

7 1870 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MX63-3RR Willson D. Allen Miami, IN.

8 1880 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MF5N-S4J Louis Smallwood St George, KS.

9 "The Tiller and Toiler (Larned, KS)," 5 May 1899, page 1.

10 "The National Field (Salina, KS)," 28 May1906, page 1. Obituary of Hattie May Allen Richardson.

11 "Research of Susan L. Allen Owens," Email 9 Feb 2024.

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