Thomas Humphrey Cushing Allen was born 21 September 1822 in New London, New London County, Connecticut to Lewis Allen (1783-1844) and Mary Denison Smith (1789-1854) and died 15 July 1900 Lakewood, Chautauqua County, New York of unspecified causes. He married Jane Deverdier Woodruff (1832-1878) 1 June 1852 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. He married Laura Alice Rowe (1853-) 5 August 1879 . Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, William I of England (1027-1087)/s.


Source 20 -- Allen 142-143:

Thomas Humphrey Cushing Allen...was born Sept. 21, 1822 in New London, Conn. He was the seventh child of Lewis and Mary Denison (Smith) Allen....

Thomas Humphrey Cushing Allen died July 15, 1900, at his summer cottage at Lakewood, N.Y., on Lake Chautauqua. He was buried in his lot in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Thomas H. C. Allen went in the spring of 1840, to reside in Salina, afterwards the First Ward of Syracuse, N.Y., at that time the great salt-mart of the West, but returned to New London, Conn., his native place, in 1842; he was in business there until the spring of 1848, when he went to Cincinnati, Ohio, and established the medicine business. After introducing 'Perry Davis' Pain Killer' throughout the West and Southwest, he bought out 'Allen's Lung Balsam' and introduced that throughout the United States and Canada and into some foreign countries.

Marriage & Family

Thomas H. C. Allen was married June 1, 1852, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Jane Deverdier Woodruff....Jane Deverdier Woodruff was born Sept. 1, 1832 in Hartford, Conn. She was the daughter of Truman and Mary Woodruff....Jane Deverdier (Woodruff) Allen was an invalid for many years, and died Aug. 30, 1878, aged 45 years. She was buried in the Allen lot, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnnati, Ohio....


Offspring of Thomas Humphrey Cushing Allen and Jane Deverdier Woodruff (1832-1878)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Mercer Allen (1853-1927) 25 February 1853 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio 6 September 1927 Glendale, Hamilton County, Ohio Virginia Reakirt Thompson (1856-1929)
Thomas Woodruff Allen (1855-)
Jonathan Harris Allen (1859-)

Offspring of Thomas Humphrey Cushing Allen and Laura Alice Rowe (1853-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Charlotte Rowe Allen (1887-)
Frederick Lewis Allen (1891-1955)


Offspring of Lewis Allen (1783-1844) and Mary Denison Smith (1789-1854)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Lewis Allen (1806-1892)
Mary Allen (1808-1848)
Frances Elizabeth Allen (1811-1887)
William Mercer Allen (1812-)
Harriett Allen (1813-1849)
Laraine Allen (1817-)
Frederic Allen (1820-1872)
Thomas Humphrey Cushing Allen (1822-1900) 21 September 1822 New London, New London County, Connecticut 15 July 1900 Lakewood, Chautauqua County, New York Jane Deverdier Woodruff (1832-1878)
Laura Alice Rowe (1853-)
Jane Allen (1824-1890)
Eleanor Caroline Allen (1828-)
Ann Maria Allen (1831-1832)

Vital Records

1870 US Census

1870 - 11th Ward, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH, pp. 586b-587a

  • Allen, T. H. C. 47 M W Dealer in Medicine 32,100 81,800 CT
  • ___, Mrs. Jennie S. 37 F W CT
  • ___, Allen, Wm. M. 17 M W OH
  • ___, Thom. W. 13 M W OH
  • ___, Jonathan H. 11 M W OH
  • Woodruf, Stanley 30 M W Clerk in Store OH
  • (2 servants)



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