This couple found in the 1880 census in Berrien Co., Sodus, Michigan. There are no children in the household and Allen's father is from Ireland and mother from Virginia. Allen is listed as a farm laborer.
Allen married Ellen A. ACTON, daughter of George Washington ACTON and Sarah Ann WALKER, circa 1870. (Ellen A. ACTON was born on November 7, 1851 in Noble Co., Indiana and died in 1914.)