Re: Allen Sawyer
In 1850, Allen Sawyer 1792-1851 is in Fayette County, IA.
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Allen Sawyer had 3 sons who served in the Civil War:
Daniel H in the Iowa 16 Cav[died 1888 NE]
Iran Allen in the Iowa 3 Inf[died MAY1909 IA]
James Lucius in the Iowa 3 Inf[died NOV1896 IA]
(All three son documented atmembers.cox.net/cw-sawyers )
From Iram Allen Sawyer's biography at:
-- "He was born February 16, 1839, at North Hero, Vermont, and was the third son of Allen and Clarissa (Hazen) Sawyer, who were descendants of an old family founded in America prior to the Revolutionary war. Colonel Ephraim Sawyer, the great-grandfather of Captain Iram Allen Sawyer, and his five sons served with the American army in the war for independence. In 1850 the father brought his wife and children to the middlewest, making the journey to Fayette county, Iowa."