Biography of Marquis L. Allen
Miami County, Ohio Biographies





MARQUIS L. ALLEN, farmer and tile manufacturer; P. 0. Tadmor, Montgomery Co.; born in Bethel Township, Miami Co., May 29, 1829; is a son of Stephen and Anna (Lindsley) Allen; they were natives of New Jersey, but settled here in 1815, on 160 acres in the above named township, for which they traded 50 acres near Cincinnati. Our subject now owns 51 acres of the old farm, which is well improved; in 1869, he built a tile factory, which gives employment for from three to five hands from early spring till late in the fall; his sales amount to something over $3,000 per annum; he is an energetic man, running his farm in connection with the tile works; his mind is engaged in his own individual affairs, and aspires to no office, but he has been Constable and Township Trustee. Jan. 22, 1862, he married Eliza J. McFadden, of Montgomery Co., Ohio, born Dec. 5, 1834; the fruits of this marriage are three children - Edward E., born Feb. 12, 1863; Orville L., Oct. 9, 1866; Herbert C., Oct. 10, 1872.

From:
History of Miami County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Co.
Chicago 1880


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