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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG3177.AM:  Warren Stephen Allen, 1862-1956



Certificates:  1893

Greenwood, Cass County, Neb.:  Carpenter

Size:  2 items



BACKGROUND NOTE



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.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



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.



DESCRIPTION



Contracts, February 20 and June 1, 1893



 


ADDED ENTRIES:

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



 



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