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Allen, John (1816-, left 1846)

Community
New York, Mount Lebanon
Family
Church Family
Birth date
05/11/1816
Biography

John Allen was born in England and was admitted to the Church Family, Mount Lebanon at the age of 10. He worked as a hatter, and was caretaker of boys for a period of about two years. In 1846, he and three other Shakers apostatized.

New York, Mount Lebanon

New York,  Mount Lebanon

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Shaker Museum Allen, John (1816-, left 1846). https://shakermuseum.us/people/?id=4739. Accessed on August 3, 2021

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Hatters Journal By John Allen [and Benjamin Gates and others], 1842-1866.

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