Biography of Daniel B. Allen
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Allen, Daniel B., is a grandson of Amasa Allen, who was born in New England, and died in Pavilion, Genesee county, about 1820, aged sixty years. He was a soldier in the Revolution, serving seven years and seven months. Horatio, his son, and father of our subject, was born in 1799, and died in Niagara county in 1839. He married Hannah Tirrill, born in Connecticut in 1804, and died in 1833. They had three children: Albert N., born in 1824, died in 1860; Henry T., born in 1826; Daniel B., our subject, born November 20, 1828, in Niagara county. Mr. Allen married second, Adeline Freeman, by whom he had three children: Matilda, Elizabeth, and Candace, the latter two deceased. Our subject was educated in the common schools, and reared on a farm. At the age of twenty one he began to learn the painter's trade, which business he followed nine years. in 1861 he bought the farm where he now resides. comprising 160 acres. Mr. Allen has served as trustee and president of the village of Suspension Bridge, Niagara county, N. Y., also justice of the peace of the town of Canton, Orleans county, N. Y., having served fourteen years. April 16, 1855. he married at Niagara Falls, Caroline Dutcher, who was born in Schoharie county, December 5, 1835, and they have had four children: Albert M., born April 21, 1857, married Lucy Boughton, and has one child, Harold B.; Charles D., born November 4, 1860, married Florence Kenner, and has one child, Rollin D.; Luella H., born May 8, 1865; and George D., born October 24, 1867.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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