Owner and Submitter
Marilyn Allen Kelch
This is Elbert Jeremiah Allen and his wife, Anzonetta Biffle. He lived twenty miles south of Las Animas on Rule Creek. Elbert moved his family of eight kids to Colorado in 1908. He and the boys went by covered wagon from Pryor, Mayes Co. Indian Territory OK. and the women and children went by train.
Elbert was the son of William A. Allen and Mary Polly Ward. Elbert was born in Fannin Co. TX. in 1858. This Allen line leads back to two cousins of the Allen family that married and the lineage goes back to Richard Alleyn from England.
Anzonetta Biffle was born in Waynesboro Co. MO. Her parents were Nathan Biffle and Nancy Morris. This line lead back to Jacob Biffle from Germany/Holland area and who fought in the American Revolution. Jacob settled in Wayne Co. TN.
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