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Paulinus Harvey Allred (1829-1900) and Melissa Isabell Norton Allred (1824-1892)

Portrait of Paulinus Harvey Allred
Portrait of Melissa Isabell Norton Allred
1890 Sanborn Map 1

Wayne E. Clark2, Lehi, Utah, 2018


Block 16(40), Lots 2 and 33Paulinus Harvey Allred (1829-1900) of Knox County, Tennessee, received the Mayor’s deed for the western half of Lot 2 and for all of lot 3 on Block 40, in 1871. His adobe home, depicted at Position 19 on the 1890 Sanborn map, must have stood just west of the log schoolhouse in 18604. 30-year-old P. H. Allred, his wife, 34-year-old Melissa Isabell Norton Allred (1824-1892), and six children, in dwelling 3427 were in the home in 1860 Census. The Merrihew Building at 96 West Main Street is on the site today. Melissa Allred died in Lehi in 1892. Paulinus died there in 1900.

The Merrihew Building at 96 West Main Street
1 These blocks are bounded on the North by First North Street, on the East by Center Street, on the South by First South Street, and on the West by Fourth West Street (now displaced by the railroad tracks).
2 Index to Documents by Wayne E. Clark for Lehi Historical Society and Archives
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4 Pioneer Adobe Homes on the Memorial Building and Legacy Center Blocks in Lehi, UtahWilliam Clark’s Neighbor, Paulinus Harvey Allred, and the First Stack of Alfalfa Hay in Lehi, Utah