Horatio G. Allen was born at Newburyport, MA, Jan 5, 1792, and died at Dixon Mills, Marengo County,Alabama Aug 24, 1862. He and his brother, William Allen, removed from New York to Cahaba when that place was the capital of Alabama. They established a printing office at Cahaba and published or printed the Code of Alabama 1822. Horatio G. sold his interest in the printing office to his brother William, and removed to Marengo County, settling at Dixons Mills, where he died. He taught the first school that was ever taught at Dixons Mills, at what is knows as the Vice graveyard. William C. Allen married Julia Fince of NC. They reared four children. Their only son, Weldon Gray Allen was born Nov 12, 1870.