Buckner Miller Allin, Sr. Obituary

IMG_5467Buckner Miller Allin, Sr., 1856-1924.  Spring Hill Cemetery, Mercer County, Kentucky

from The Harrodsburg Herald, Mercer County, Kentucky

Friday, January 25, 1924

Mr. Buckner Miller Allin, Sr., aged 67 years, died Tuesday night after a gradual decline of health for several years, caused by a partial stroke of paralysis.  Mr. Allin was a native of Mercer County, a son of the late George Allin and Susan Miller Allin, and is a descendant of a line of pioneers prominent in the development of Mercer County from its first settlement.  Mr. Allin was personally popular with all who knew him.  He was a man of upright principles and a warm heart, and was always on the side that favored the advancement of community interest.  For many years he was a prominent merchant here, being engaged in the grocery business, later he was in the internal revenue service for a long time, and after that was City School Tax Collector and Vital Statistician up to the time his failing health forced him from active business.

He was twice married, first to Miss Mattie Hudson and second to Miss Annie May Nooe, who survives him, together with three children, Mrs. Eben Hardin and Miss Mattie Miller Allin, by the first union, and Mr. B. M. Allin, Jr., by the second marriage.  His funeral was held Thursday morning at 10:30 at his home on Chestnut Street, conducted by his pastor, Rev. S. S. Daugherty, of the Presbyterian church, and Rev. L. E. Sellers, of the Christian church.  The interment was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

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