Amzi Allen

Amzi Allen

Chicopee, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 19 Nov 1883 (aged 86)
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Florence, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 38978229 · View Source
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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 Members



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

Gravesite Details New Monument put up Oct. 1946 made by Brown & Stephens. Provided by Janet Currier. Original markers removed


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  • Created by: P.K. Magruder
  • Added: 2 Jul 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 38978229
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Amzi Allen (12 Oct 1797–19 Nov 1883), Find a Grave Memorial no. 38978229, citing Park Street Cemetery, Florence, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by P.K. Magruder (contributor 47017377) .