I need information on the family of Walter and Elizabeth Allen I think her maiden name is Calloway...here is the orbituary of "Little Herman Allen".
“The little boy across the way Has passed into eternal day, And left a world of care. And where the pines sighed soft and low They made a bed beneath the snow And left the dear child there.
The little boy across the way – We’ve heard the kind – voiced neighbors say, Was satisfied to go; For suffering and toil and tears And sorrow, lasting through the years, The child will never know.
The little boy across the way Has gone home into a land of day, Of love and peace and light, Where pain and woe and death and sin Will never dare to venture in, And all is calm and bright.
But near his bed the mother stands With aching heart and empty hands, With lonely arms and breast; She heard the tale of Paradise, But snow is falling where he lies In his eternal rest.”
When little Herman Allen passed into the land of “eternal day” in the hearts of all who knew him there was a sigh of relief and gladness for the sake of the child, but for the brother and sister and the parents there is universal sympathy.All through his brief life he has been at once the object of their tenderest love and the source of their most anxious care. An afflicted child always is the most he loved, and the misfortune of little Herman stirred the deepest fibers of the parents’ hearts.
All skill and indulgence that could alleviate that Misfortune had been bestowed upon the boy, and at school teachers and pupils alike were unwavering in their patient kindness to him.One week’s illness, at first violent and then gently sleeping away, and the little boy
“Had passed into that school Where he no longer needs our poor protection, And Christ himself doth rule.”
There are no afflictions there, and no farewells are said.
Herman was the youngest child of Walter and Elizabeth Allen. He was born at Beetown July 12th, 1904, and died there January 17th.A brother and sister, Grover and Aida, with the sorrowing parents survive. A little brother and sister had preceded him to the better land.
Rev. Schoenfeld preached a touching funeral sermon. The little boy’s teacher and schoolmates attended the funeral in a body, with many other sympathizing friends.Dear little sufferer, he is all right now. But he will be missed not only in the home and at school, but in the village where everyone had a smile and tender word for little Herman