February 15, 1838, Westford, New York.

October 18, 1878, Cooperstown, New York.

Lakewood Cemetery, Cooperstown, New York.

Known as a teacher, composer and musical writer, Allen edited and compiled collections of music for schools and churches, containing many of his own compositions. For some time he, edited the New York Musical Gazette, and taught music in the public schools of Cleveland, Ohio. His works include:

  1. Christ Is Born Today
  2. Christ, the Lord, Is Risen Today
  3. Denmark
  4. Greatorex
  5. He Is Coming Out to Meet Us
  6. Jotham
  7. Lazio
  8. Mallorca
  9. Penang
  10. Tree of Life, The