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BG Allender,Pennsylvania to Ohio



B. G. Allender, bookkeeper for Star Furnace Company, Jackson,Ohio, was born in Washington County, Pa., Nov. 18, 1832, the sixth of ten children of William and Sidney (Wilson) Allender.
He is of German descent. His father was a native of Pennsylvania and settled in Vinton County, Ohio, in 1859, where he died in 1870,his wife dying in October of the same year. Our subject's early education was received in the common schools, and in 1855 he graduated from Duff's Commercial College, of Pittsburg, Pa. In 1859 he came to Vinton County and clerked till 1864 when he
went out as assistant sutler in the army under R. E. Phillips. He returned home in 1865, and in 1866 was engaged by the Zaleski Furnace Company as bookkeeper, remaining with them till 1870.
Jan. 1, 1871, he commenced keeping books for A. B. and A. R.Clark & Go., wholesale grocers, Cincinnati; Ohio. He was with them till 1881, the last three years as traveling salesman. In May, 1881, he accepted his present position and moved to Jackson. In 1865 he purchased land in Elk Township and now owns 160 acres in this county, forty of it lying in Eagle Township. Mr. Allender married Sarah, daughter of David Cooper, of Vinton County. They
have one child---Mary E.

From the History of Hocking County,
accessed online 28 April 2009

http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tfisher/hocking/hvhchap45.htm

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