Charles Allman and wife Elizabeth Kaylor came from Hessen-Hamburg, Germany in the 1840's, settled in Tuscarawas county, Ohio. Their youngest son, Christian Allman removed to Huntington, Indiana in 1872 with his uncle John Kaylor. Seeking information on the Kaylor family.
Here is an obituary on Christian. Mrs. H. (Harry) A. Speer is Bertha. Mrs. C. P. (Charles Philip) Shaughnessy is Magdalena, known as Lena, my grandmother.
Allman, Christian. Tuesday, March 18, 1930. Huntington, Indiana Helard-Press.
Christain Allman Dies After Two Years Illness
Christian Allman, seventy-six years old, proprietor and owner of the Allman Coal and Builders Supply of this city, died Tuesday morning at 7 o'clock at his residence, 649 First street, after an illness of two years with heart trouble. He was seriously ill five months.
Mr. Allman was the last of a family of nine children. He was born to pioneer settlers, Charles and Elizabeth Allman in Canal Dover, Tuscarawas county, Ohio, February 4, 1853. He married Elizabeth Fischer August 23, 1880. Five children were born to this union. One son Edwin J. Allman is dead.
Surviving are the widow and children, John C. Allman of Huntington, Mrs. C. P. Shaughnessy of Meadville, Pa., Mrs. H. A. Speer of Huntington and Nicholas J. Allman of Chicago. There are seven grandchildren.
Mr. Allman came to Indiana from Ohio when nineteen years old, in 1872, settling in Huntington county. He has been engaged in several lines of business here and has operated what is now a coal and builders supply yard since 1912.
Mr. Allman was a member of the Ss. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church, the Holy Name society of the church and the Knights of Columbus.
Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 9 o'clock at the Ss. Peter and Paul's Church. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary cemetery.