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Ethelinda Vanderbilt Allen
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1817
Staten Island
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 1889
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Wife of Daniel B. Allen.

Obituary at the New York Times February 26, 1889

Ethelinda Vanderbilt wife of Daniel B. Allen and second daughter of the late Cornelius Vanderbilt, died at her residence 632 Fifth-avenue, yesterday morning of pneumonia, after an illness of several months. She was distinguished for her attractive personal presence, her sunny nature, and her Christian spirit. Mrs. Allen would have been 72 years old had she lived to March 8. She leaves, with her husband, four children, Franklin Allen of Brooklyn, Colonel Vanderbilt Allen and Harry Allen, and Mrs. John Wallace. Her husband was closely allied with Commodore Vanderbilt in his shipping interests. Funeral services will be held at the family residence on Thursday morning, at 10 o'clock, by the Rev. D. Parker Morgan, Rector of the Church of the Heavenly Rest. The interment will be at Woodlawn.

There is a cenotaph for her at Attica Venice Township Cemetery in Ohio. See Find a grave memorial Ethelinda Vanderbilt Allen.
The birth and death dates on that memorial are far different than this one, and the name listed on the headstone for her husband is Loren. Not likely it's the same person. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794 - 1877)
  Sophia Johnson Vanderbilt (1795 - 1868)
 
 Spouse:
  Daniel Bicknell Allen (1815 - 1902)
 
 Children:
  Franklin Allen (1838 - 1909)*
 
 Siblings:
  Phoebe Jane Vanderbilt Cross (1814 - 1878)*
  Ethelinda Vanderbilt Allen (1817 - 1889)
  Eliza Vanderbilt Osgood (1819 - 1890)*
  William Henry Vanderbilt (1821 - 1885)*
  Emily Almira Vanderbilt Thorn (1823 - 1896)*
  Sophia Vanderbilt Torrance (1825 - 1912)*
  Maria Louisa Vanderbilt Niven (1827 - 1891)*
  Frances Lavinia Vanderbilt (1828 - 1868)*
  Cornelius Jeremiah Vanderbilt (1830 - 1882)*
  George Washington Vanderbilt (1832 - 1836)*
  Mary Alicia Vanderbilt La Bau (1834 - 1902)*
  Catherine Juliette Vanderbilt Lafitte (1836 - 1881)*
  George Washington Vanderbilt (1839 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Saratoga
Record added: Dec 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102433450
Ethelinda <i>Vanderbilt</i> Allen
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Ethelinda <i>Vanderbilt</i> Allen
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Ethelinda <i>Vanderbilt</i> Allen
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- K McCarthy
 Added: Oct. 26, 2014

- melinda
 Added: Sep. 2, 2013

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Jan. 16, 2013
 
 
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