Warren Stephen Allen, 1862-1956 [RG3177.AM]


RG3177.AM:  Warren Stephen Allen, 1862-1956

Certificates:  1893

Greenwood, Cass County, Neb.:  Carpenter

Size:  2 items


Warren S. Allen was born near Brooklyn, Iowa on June 7, 1862. In 1868, the Allens settled on a homestead six miles southeast of Greenwood, Cass County, Nebraska. Warren S. Allen married Anna Dreamer in 1882. They moved to the town of Greenwood where he worked in the general repair shop of George T. Cutler. After Cutler’s shop was destroyed by fire, Allen engaged in carpentry and contract work. Eventually, he gained employment with the J. V. Stradley Company.


This collection consists of two contracts dating from 1893. The contracts, dated February 20 and June 1, 1893, are between Frank Jelinek, Jr., Frank Janouch, and J. W. Wehn, Jr., all of Wilber, Nebraska, and Warren Allen of Greenwood, Nebraska. In the contracts, Allen agrees to go into business with the others if a wrench improvement that he has invented receives a patent.


Contracts, February 20 and June 1, 1893



Allen, Warren Stephen, 1862-1956

Carpenters — Nebraska

Cass County (Neb.) — History

Greenwood (Neb.) — History

Inventions — Nebraska

Inventors — Nebraska

Janouch, Frank

Jelenik, Frank, Jr.

Saline County (Neb.) — History

Wehn, J.W., Jr.

Wilber (Neb.) — History


AIPksa   07-1990

01-13-2010   Revised TMM

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