Peter W. ALLEN 1851

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Date of Birth 1851  
Date of Death 1st Feb 1908  
Townland born He was born in Doo Castle [aka Ballindoo, Kilturra Civil Parish], Co. Mayo in 1851 From obituary in The Chicago Citizen, March 7, 1908, in Tom Cook, Chicago’s Irish Families 1833-1910 on ancestry.com.  
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) In June, 1879 he married Martha Smith of Rushton, Lancashire. Again from obituary.  
Number of Children He leaves a wife and six daughters, Again from obituary.  
Names of Siblings He leaves a wife and six daughters, also a sister Mrs. A. McManus of Whitewater, WI and a brother M. R. Allen of St. Louis, MO. Again from obituary.  
Occupation When a young man he went to England where he was employed as a clerk and station master for the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Co. for 15 years.  
Occupation Shortly after his arrival in America in 1881 he was employed in the head office of Swift & Co. in this city [Chicago, IL] for seven years and has since creditably held positions as Asst. Superintendent with leading insurance companies. - obituary  
Place of Death Alexian Bros. Hospital [Chicago, IL], Feb. 25, 1908 The funeral occurred from St. Brendan's Church to Mt. Olivet [Cemetery, Chicago, IL]. Again from obituary. Find A Grave memorial number 163911435.  
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