Spotted in the Brooklyn Standard Union of June 2, 1918.I hope it helps someone, I am not related. Joseph S. ALLEN, a former resident of Brooklyn and a veteran of the Civil War, died on Wednesday of acute indigestion at his home in Bedford, Westchester County. He was a member of George C. Strong Post, No. 534, G.A.R., and was for many years in the retail cigar and stationery business in Brooklyn. He is survived by his widow, Elizabeth. Funeral services were held at his late home, with interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.