Biography of Allen M. Burrell
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Burrell, Allen M., was born in Lansing, Tompkins county, N. Y., April 8, 1828. He spent his early life on a farm in Greenwood, Steuben county, but later engaged in carriage building with his brother in the village of Greenwood, which business they conducted for seven years ; during this time he read law with Hon. Martin Grover and Lewis Simons, who at that time were practicing law at Angelica, Allegany county, and in the fall of 1854 he came to Horneliscille in the office of Hon. John K. Hale, who was then practicing at that place, and in December of the same year was admitted to the bar at Rochester. In June, 1855, Mr. Burrell married Mary A. McClay, whose father conducted a large dairy in West Greenwood, and on May 10, 1860, moved to Canisteo, where he still practices his profession. Mr. and Mrs. Burrell have had seven children, two of whom died when small, and five are now living: Glen, a hardware merchant; Harry, a farmer; Ella, their only daughter, married Fred C. Goff, who is now a stockholder and general manager of a shoe factory at Racine, Wis. William is engaged in said factory, and Charles is now studying law with his father.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


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