Looking for birthdate/place and parents for Robert Allen, born abt. 1843 in Illinois, died 1888 in Greene County, Illinois.
Robert served in the 28th Regiment, Co. E and C (consolidated) from 1861-1864.He was a resident of Milton, Pike County, at that time.
Robert married Elizabeth Hitch - 24 Feb 1867 - in Greene County, IL.
Robert appears in the 1880 federal census in Greene County, IL (no township or ED# given.)He and his parents born Illinois.Wife Elizabeth and three children: Adda L. (age 9), Dolly (6), and Manford (2) all born Illinois.(Manford Allen is my husband's great-grandfather.)
Robert Allen is buried outside White Hall, Greene, IL in Kinser Cemetery.
Does anyone have birth date/place or parents for this Robert Allen?There are several Allen families in the Pike/Greene area and I can't connect Robert to any of them.