Allen, Samuel (Peoria Co., IL)

Flourished: 1835-XX-XX Peoria County, Illinois

Allen purchased federal land in Peoria County as early as 1817. In 1832, he was granted a license to operate a ferry across the Illinois River just north of Peoria.

Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Peoria County, 807:167, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; James M. Rice, Peoria City and County Illinois (Chicago: S. J. Clarke, 1912), 1:137.