Hiram Allen was born March 26, 1831 in Lawrence Co., OH to James Allen and Anna Collier.
Mary Elizabeth Lewis was born May 9, 1839 in South Wales, to Thomas Lewis and Margaret (???).
Hiram Allen and Mary Elizabeth Lewis were married in Lawrence Co., OH on Nov. 23, 1854.They had the following children:James Thomas (b. 1856/7), Margaret Anna (1859), Martha E. (1861/2), Rachel (1863/4), Mary Belle (1866/7), William S. (1869), Joseph P. (1871), Sarah J. (1872/3), and Samuel (1876/7).
Hiram Allen served in the Civil War in Co. I, 189th OH Inf. for about 7 1/2 months in 1865.His family can be found in Lawrence Co., OH census from 1850-1910. A lot of his descendents still live there.
Mary Elizabeth (Lewis) Allen had a will dated July 6, 1910 and filed March 2, 1911, that mentioned Hiram Allen-her widower, and the following children:Maggie A. Dilley, Mary Belle Fetters, Sadie J. Morris, Joseph Allen, Samuel Allen, and William S. Allen.
Mary E. (Lewis) Allen died in Lawrence Co., OH on Feb. 24, 1911 and Hiram Allen died there on Oct. 3, 1914.They are both buried in Melvin Cemetery.
I am researching their daughter Margaret Anna (Allen) Dilley.