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Amzi Allen
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1797
Chicopee
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 1883
Northampton
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA

Son of Joseph & Lucy (Chapin) Allen.
First came to Northampton from Connecticut at the age of 10 (1807) to live with Hervey Frink to do light farm chores and attend school. In 1812, he spent a few weeks attempting to learn to be a druggist but found "the pestle too heavy". In 1813, at a little older than 16, he taught school for a semester in Chicopee. In 1814, he was working in a factory weaving broadcloth. By 1817, he was back in Middletown, CT where he met Mary Sizer while working for her father Daniel as a ship's captain.
He married Mary Sizer 8 Nov 1819; they had 13 children.
He married Rhoda Sanderson 30 Aug 1840; they had two children. Amzi & Rhoda moved to West Springfield, where they lived by the Connecticut River.
Died - Age 86 yrs 1 mos 7 ds, old age & pneumonia
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Allen (1762 - 1822)
  Lucy Chapin Allen (1768 - 1844)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Sizer Allen (1797 - 1840)
  Rhoda Sanderson Allen (1804 - 1883)
 
 Children:
  Bennett Allen (1820 - 1907)*
  Mark Anthony Allen (1823 - 1865)*
  Mary Elizabeth Allen Readio (1826 - 1905)*
  Frederick Allen (1832 - 1833)*
  Frederick Allen (1834 - 1909)*
  Hiram Warner Allen (1835 - 1904)*
  David Augustus Allen (1838 - 1838)*
  Albert Augustus Allen (1839 - 1840)*
  David Alvert Allen (1846 - 1877)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Allen (1789 - 1808)*
  Horace Allen (1795 - 1838)*
  Amzi Allen (1797 - 1883)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
1797 Amzi Allen 1883
1798 Mary His Wife 1840
1804 Rhoda S. His Wife 1883
Their Sons
1832 Frederick 1833
1838 David A. 1838
1839 Albert A. 1840
1823 Mark Anthony 1865/Civil War Veteran

 
Note: New Monument put up Oct. 1946 made by Brown & Stephens. Provided by Janet Currier. Original markers removed
 
Burial:
Park Street Cemetery
Florence
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: P.K. Magruder
Record added: Jul 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38978229
Amzi Allen
Added by: P.K. Magruder
 
Amzi Allen
Added by: P.K. Magruder
 
Amzi Allen
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In honor of a cousin...
- Cherie_in_OC
 Added: Jul. 29, 2015

- P.K. Magruder
 Added: Oct. 15, 2009
 
 
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