Edgar Clarence ALLEN
Clarence never knew his Dad. Mother took the 2 children to South Dakotain1908/9 and married William Bacon. She told the children that Edgardied in a milk wagon accident.
EA found him in 1985!!! Through a very nice woman named Evelyn who spentabout 5 hours of volunteer work at the Moline Library.
Edgar C. was born 18 May 1880 in Exira, Audubon co. IA.
1903-Married Clara Nella Krittenbrink at her parents home in Atlantic,Cass co IA. EA has original Mrg. certificate. M.E. Church pastor.
Social Security # 348-05-8654
Salesman, Truck driver, Millwright, Lab worker, assembler, Mechanic,custodian & caretaker.
Moline City Directory--
1912-15 lists Thomas H., Rex E. & Anna. No Edgar
1916-18 Lists above & Edgar with wife Agnes on 3rd Ave.
1919-Thomas H., Rex E.,on 3rd-Edgar & Agnes on 38th
1920-Anna M widow of Thomas H & Rex on 3rd. Edgar & Agnes on 38th.
1921-Ada J., Arthur (student), Arthur J. (clerk), John A., Margueute,Margaret B. all at 14 1/2. Edgar & Agnes on 38th and Rex E. on 350 3rdAve.
1922-Edgar C. Agnes, & Magdaline all living with Mother,Anna M. at350-3rd Ave.
1924-28 Edgar & Agnes on 3rd Ave in Moline
1929-38 Edgar & Agnes on 15th St in Rock Island (towns together)
1939- Edgar & Agnes back on 3rd in Mother's house.
1940-58 Edgar & Agnes on 27th Apt 9,8 5,&1 in Rock Island
1959-60-61-- basement apt at 510 27th
Death Certificate # 55145, Illoinois Coroner's Certificate of Death. 7Nov. 1962. Hodgson Funeral Home, 608 20th St. Rock Island, IL in chargeof funeral.
Buried in Riverside Cemetery, "north" on right side of Anna in the lastof 3 graves bought by Anna (his Mother) in 1919, in lot # 79 CG.Unmarked grave, no headstone for him or Anna. Moline, IL.
Cemetery records filled out by step-daughter, Mrs. George (Madge M.)Bodish of RR 1 Box 201, Waldorf, MD. (EA wrote to her in 1988, but noresponse. Letter not returned.)
Survivers included the above step-daughter, sisters Mrs. Ada Staak of LA,CA; Mrs Mabel Robinson of Zanesville, OH and a brother R.E. Allen ofKansas City, MO. He is Rex. I'm sure the step-daughter knew nothing ofClarence and Blanche. In cemetery records, she listed that Edgar andher mother were married June 6, 1903 in Atlantic, IA. EA has originalmrg license for Edgar & Nella for 25 June 1903, Atlantic, Cass co. IA.
Have obit. & Pictures of cemetery.