Biography of George Allen
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Allen, George, was born in Hastings in March, 1844, son of James Allen, native of Otsego county, born in 1818, whose father was James Allen. The father of our subject was a cooper by trade, but later devoted himself to farming. He came to Hastings in 1840, where he has since resided. His wife was Hannah Carr, and their children are George, Peter, Mary Ann, Willis, Alice and Adelbert. His wife died in 1893 aged seventy four. Our subject enlisted in Co. D, 110th Regiment, in 1862, served three years and mustered out at Albany. From 1865 to 1873 he was in the Western States engaged in railroad contracting and public works, since which time he has resided in Hastings. He now conducts the homestead and cares for his aged father. Mr. Allen is a member of the Johnson G. A. R. Post of Grand Junction, Iowa.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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