St. Charles (Illinois) Chronicle, 21 August 1919 Obituary Wm. H. Allen Sr. William H. Allen Sr., for all the 66 years of his life a resident of St. Charles, died suddenly Thursday evening August 14 of heart failure.
He had been down town that day, and apparently in his usual health.
He leaves to mourn his loss, his widow, two sons and three daughters: Charles E., William H. Jr., and Mrs. Jessie E. Matteson, Miss Bertha B. Allen all of St. Charles, and Mrs. Laura M. Matteson of Springville, N.Y.
Funeral services were held at the home Sunday afternoon, under direction of I.O.O.F. No. 14. Burial was at North cemetery.
Mr. Allen will be missed by his family and his many friends and by his neighbors who held him in highest regard. ------- I am not related to nor researching this family and have no further information.