Biography of Henry Allen
Crawford County, PA Biographies





HENRY ALLEN, farmer, P. O. Cambridgeboro, a native of the County of Kent, England, was born September 2, 1806; son of James and Elizabeth (Fuggle) Allen, who settled in what is now Cambridge Township, this county, in 1824. They located on the farm on which Mr. William Masters now resides, and. cleared most of it. They had thirteen children: Charles, William, Mary. Eliza, Ann, Henry, Henry (second), Jane, Matilda and Thomas; three others died in infancy. Our subject was married August 30, 1833, to Mary, daughter of John I. and Elizabeth (Huston) Humes, of Woodcock Township, this county. By this union there were ten children, viz.: James J., Matilda J., John O., Oscar E., Mary J. (deceased), Parnell E. (deceased), Henry C., Adelaide L., Homer W. and Alma J. Of these, James J. married Martha J. Agee, in Dakota; Matilda J. married James Hawthorne, in Cambridge Township, this county; Henry C. married Maggie I. Klein, also in Cambridge Township; Adelaide L. married Amos Willey in Bloomfield Township; Homer W. lives in Montana; Alma J. married Francis Glover in Bloomfield Township; John O. and Oscar E. reside with their parents. Mr. Allen has lived fifty years on his farm, most of which he cleared himself. He has been Supervisor and School Director of his township. In politics he is a Democrat. His wife has been a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church fifty seven years.


From:
History of Crewford County, Pennsylvania
Illustrated
Warner, Beers & Co.,
Chicago; 1895

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