Biography of Allen T. Wilson
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Allen T. Wilson, (deceased). Born in Glen's Falls, New York, February 1, 1820, where he resided, received his education, studied law under Judge W. Hay and Enoch H. Rosencrans, and was admitted to the bar, when but twenty two years of age. In his native place he married Charlotte L., daughter of Solomon P. and Anne Goodrich, who was born in Glen's Falls, New York. In 1849 Mr. Wilson emigrated to this State, their original intention being to proceed to the Sandwich Islands, but on arriving at Boston, finding that no vessel was on the berth for Honolulu, they concluded to go by way of California. Mr. Wilson afterwards proceeded thither, where he was for some time a Police Judge. In 1856 he removed to San Antonio township, Margin county, and purchased sixteen hundred acres of land, where he died September 28, 1870. Mrs. Wilson now resides on six hundred and twenty acres of the original purchase. Their son is named John Ward Wilson.

From:
History of Marin County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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