George Allen 1843


George Allen was born in Ireland about 1843.   His father's name was Thomas, and his mothers name is unknown.

On 18 Apr 1863 he married Catherine Smith in St. John's Parrish, Sligo, Ireland.   His marriage record said he was living in Sligo on Pound Street and was formerly of Kilglass.  George and Catherine immigrated to America right after there marraige and went thru Castle Gardens immigration center in New York City in Apr 20 1863. 

They lived in Scranton, Pennsylvannia and had eight children in 15 years.  He died on August 2, 1891, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, at the age of 48, and was buried there.

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1843  
Date of Death 2nd Aug 1891  
Names of Children Robert, John, Joesph  
Occupation Policeman  
Father (First Name/s and Surname) Thomas Allen  


  • Hello - my name is Patricia Allen and my 2x great grandparents, William & Margery (Morrison) Allen immigrated to Canada with their family in 1847.  I have my DNA on Ancestry, and I get many matches with Allens/other connections from Pennsylvannia - I am wondering if we are connected. Do you have a tree online somewhere or that you can share with me via email?  In addition, the first names of George, Thomas, Robert & John are regularly used in my older "newly immigrated" families (common names I know, but still ...).  My email is


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