Joseph Allen
(1768-1834)
Eleanor McEwen
(1769-1834)
Robert Allen
(1808-1872)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Eleanor Bucher

Robert Allen 1 2 3

  • Born: 7 May 1808, Hanover Twp., Dauphin, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Eleanor Bucher on 14 Jan 1830 in Harrisburg: Presbyterian Church, Dauphin, PA 1
  • Died: 29 Jul 1872, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 64 3
  • Buried: Philadelphia: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Book: Pennsylvania Genealogies, Mainly Scotch Irish And German, 1896. 3
ROBERT ALLEN; (Joseph,4 Joseph,3 Joseph,2 William, 1) b. in Hanover, May 7, 1803; d. July 29, 1872, and is buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia ; m. January 21, 1830, ELEANOR BUCHER, daughter of Jacob Bucher, of Harris- burg, Pa. (see Bucher record.) Robert Allen commenced merchandising in Harrisburg, but changed his residence to Philadelphia in 1828, where he became a wholesale merchant and manufacturer. He was prominent in politics and in the church, and held numerous public and responsible positions, as bank director, railroad director, and commissioner of the old Richmond district before consolidation in 1854. They had one daughter, Susan Bucher b. May 21, 1832.


Robert married Eleanor Bucher, daughter of Honorable John Jacob Bucher and Susanna Margaret Horter, on 14 Jan 1830 in Harrisburg: Presbyterian Church, Dauphin, PA.1 (Eleanor Bucher was born on 15 Aug 1804 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA 2 and died on 15 Apr 1884 2.)


  Marriage Notes:

They were married by the Rev. William R. DeWitt.

Sources


1 Egle, William Henry, Notes and Queries: Historical and Genealogical Chiefly Relating to Interior Pennsylvania (1895, Harrisburg Publishing Co., reprinted 1970, Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore.
Editions: First and Second Series Volume I, Notes and Queries - XIX. Volume 2.), Third Series, Vol II., page 473.

2 Egle, William Henry, Pennsylvania Genealogies, Mainly Scotch Irish And German (1896, 798 pp.
Reprinted Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Online via Google Book Search.), Page 125.

3 Egle, William Henry, Pennsylvania Genealogies, Mainly Scotch Irish And German (1896, 798 pp.
Reprinted Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Online via Google Book Search.), Page 10.



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