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James Othniel Allen (1813 - 1898)

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James Othniel Allen
Born in New York, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 21 Mar 1841 (to 16 Apr 1856) in Norfolk, Norfolk, Haldimand-Norfolk, Ontario, Canadamap
Husband of — married 22 Jan 1862 in Brant, Canada Westmap
Died in Burford, Brant, Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified 29 Jan 2020 | Created 9 Nov 2019 | Last significant change: 29 Jan 2020
15:46: Karen Lowe edited the data for James Othniel Allen (1813-1898). [Thank Karen for this]
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James was born in 1813 in New York, United States to George Allen and Sybilia Tallmadge. He passed away in 1898.


James married Rachel Moore on 21 Mar 1841 in Talbot, Norfolk, Ontario.[1]

A few years after Rachel passed away, James married Mary Zimmerman on 22 Jan 1862 in Burford, Brant, Ontario.[2]


James and Rachel had children, including:

  • Charles Henry Allen - born 1843
  • William E Allen - born 1849
  • George Marshall Allen - born 1851.


James and Mary lived in Burford, Brant, Ontario in:


James passed away on 14 Nov 1898 in Brant, Ontario.[6] He is buried in the Quaker Street Friends Cemetery in Norwich, Oxford, Ontario with his first wife, while Mary is buried in New Durham with her family.[7]


  1. "Ontario Marriages, 1800-1910," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), James Alen and Rachel Moor, 21 Mar 1841; citing Talbot District, , Norfolk, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,030,054.
  2. "Ontario Marriages, 1800-1910," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), James O Allen and Mary Summerman, 22 Jan 1862; citing Brant,Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,030,055.
  3. "Canada Census, 1871," database, FamilySearch ( : 24 October 2018), James Allen, Burford, Brant, Ontario, Canada; citing 1871; citing National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
  4. "Canada Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2019), James O. Allen, Burford, Brant, Ontario, Canada; from "1881 Canadian Census." Database with images. Ancestry. ( : 2008); citing James O. Allen, citing Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
  5. "Canada Census, 1891," database, FamilySearch ( : 3 August 2016), James D Allen, Burford, Oxford South, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148162.
  6. "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 27 April 2019), James O. Allen, 14 Nov 1898; citing Brant, Ontario, p276, Registrar General. Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,853,839.
  7. Find A Grave, database and images (  : accessed 9 November 2019), memorial page for James O. Allen (1813–1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54100916, citing Quaker Street Friends Cemetery, Norwich, Oxford County Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Butterfly~Kisses (contributor 46994799) .

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