Allen Churchill was born on May 10 1810 in Newington, CT. He died on May
28 1874 in New Britain, CT.
NOTE:He had a common school education, and then became apprentice to William B. North, who was the first Goldsmith and jeweler in New Britain. He afterwards built up a great business in the same line, and this, owing to his genius and fine taste, became one of the finest houses in the country. Elihu Burritt, in his memorial address, said of him; "He founded here in New Britain a normal school of aesthetic culture for beautifying homes with the best artistry of nature." He was of great influence in the community, setting a good example by his beautiful house and grounds, and by his wise citizenship and generous spirit. He devoted himself to the public welfare in many ways, the Centre Church at New Britain being a lasting monument to his loyal service.
He was married
to Eliza Jane Francis on Sep 14 1835 in New Britain, CT.
Eliza Jane Francis died on Jan 23 1837. William Allen Churchill and Eliza Jane
Francis had the following children:
+1252 i. Eliza Jane Churchill.
He was married
to Sarah Wells Blinn on Dec 4 1838 in Wethersfield, CT. William Allen Churchill
and Sarah Wells Blinn had the following children:
+1253 i. Sarah Augusta Churchill.
+1254 ii. Julia Isabella Churchill.
1255 iii. William Walcott Churchill was born on Sep 22 1845 in New Britain, CT.
+1256 iv. Frederick Hosea Churchill.
1257 v. Annie Florence Churchill was born on Feb 4 1853 in New Britain, CT. She died on Mar 14 1858 in New Britain, CT.