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John Franklin Lafayette Allred was born 26 June 1827 in Bedford, Bedford County, Tennessee to James Allred (1784-1876) and Elizabeth Warren (1786-1879) and died 17 July 1850 in Council Point, Pottawattamie County, Iowa of unspecified causes. He married Marinda Melvina Knapp (1830-1916) 11 June 1847 in Council Point, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Ancestors are from the United States.


Biography Edit

According to 1850 Census record of James Allred Household, John F L Allred was a rope maker by trade the year that he died.

John Franklin Lafayette Allred was born in Farmington, Bedford, Tennesee on June 26, 1827. His parents were James Allred and Elizabeth Warren, two early converts to the Mormon faith who participated in many important historical and ecclesiastical events and remained faithful to the Church throughout their lives.John married Marinda Melvina Knapp on June 11, 1847 at Castle Point, Pottawattamie, Iowa.

Their first child, a son named Silas Lafayette (Marinda’s father was named Silas), was born a year later on 31 Aug 1848 in Council Point, Pottawattmie, Iowa. John was 21 at the time. The next child, a little girl named Vadelia, was born on January 9, 1850 in the same location. Sadly, she died a short three months later on March 5. Four months after this, John succumbed to cholera, passing away on July 17, 1850 at the age of 23.

His grieving widow, Marinda, gave birth to their third child, a boy named John Franklin, on January 1, 1851. She was just 21. Several months later she joined the Mormon immigrants traveling west to Utah. Along the way she married her second husband, Lewis Orin Glazier (1829-1882). The marriage took place on August 18, 1851 in Larimie, Albany, Nebraska. Their children, who were all born in Utah, included Alpheus O., Rozilla M., Leonora Roziltha, Clarissa Lydia (Marinda’s mother was named Lydia), and Charles William. There may have been at least one other child who died young.

Iowa Advertisement Edit

Rope Walk Mr. John F. L. Allred of Council Point, keeps constantly on hand and for sale, ropes of various kinds and sizes, and made to order on the shortest notice. Emigrants furnished with any and all kinds desired. Remember Council Point, four miles from Kanesville, and directly on the bank of the Missouri River. Call and see.




Children


Offspring of John Franklin Lafayette Allred and Marinda Melvina Knapp (1830-1916)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Silas Lafayette Allred (1848-1932)
Melvina Vadelia Allred (1850-1850)
John Franklin Allred (1851-1918)

Siblings


Offspring of James Allred and Elizabeth Warren (1786-1879)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Hackley Allred (1804-1890) 14 April 1804 Franklin, Georgia, United States 1 August 1890 Spring City, Sanpete County, Utah, United States Elizabeth Ivie (1807-1870)

Martin Carrel Allred (1806-1840) 8 September 1806 Warren, Knox County, Kentucky 2 May 1840 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois Mary Heskett (1810-1840)

Hannah Caroline Allred (1808-1850) 20 September 1808 Randolph County, North Carolina 23 February 1850 Kanesville, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Andrew Hiram Whitlock (1805-1865)

Sarah Allred (1811-1834) 13 April 1811 Farmington, Bedford County, Tennessee, United States 2 December 1834 Salt River, Monroe County, Missouri, United States John Newton Burton (1809-1839)

Isaac Allred (1813-1859) 28 June 1813 Bedford County, Tennessee, United States 12 May 1859 Mt Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, United States Julia Ann Taylor (1816-1898)
Mary Henderson (1823-1910)
Emma Dewey (1828-1909)

Rueben Warren Allred (1815-1896) 18 November 1815 Bedford County, Tennessee, United States 4 October 1896 Spring City, Sanpete County, Utah, United States Lucy Ann Butler (1814-1884)
Virginia Elizabeth Phillips (1841-1900)

Wiley Payne Allred (1818-1912) 31 May 1818 Farmington, Bedford County, Tennessee, United States 28 March 1912 Emery, Emery County, Utah, United States Sarah Elizabeth Zabriskie (1814-1851)
Elizabeth Ann Davies (1816-1887)
Johanna H Olsson (1834-1912)
Caroline Andrea Frederiksen (1840-1873)

Nancy Chummy Allred (1820-1842) 10 September 1820 Farmington, Bedford County, Tennessee, United States 21 July 1842 Kirklin, Clinton County, Indiana, United States James O Gregg (1817-1878)

Eliza Maria Allred (1822-1842) 28 October 1822 Farmington, Bedford County, Tennessee, United States 30 July 1842 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States George Travis Edwards (1814-1906)

James Tillmon Sanford Allred (1825-1905) 28 March 1825 Farmington, Bedford County, Tennessee, United States 29 March 1905 Spring City, Sanpete County, Utah, United States Elizabeth Bridget Manwaring (1821-1866)
Margaret Manwaring (1821-1888)
Perlina Jane Allred (1833-1910)
Fannie Shantaquint (1842-1866)

John Franklin Lafayette Allred (1827-1850) 26 June 1827 Bedford, Bedford County, Tennessee 17 July 1850 Council Point, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Marinda Melvina Knapp (1830-1916)

Andrew Jackson Allred (1831-1899) 12 February 1831 Monroe County, Missouri, United States 10 October 1899 Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, United States Chloe Stevens (1838-1872)
Elizabeth Ivie (1856-1888)
Mettina Andreasen (1852-1909)
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