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Missionary

David Oliver Allen, American missionary. member Royal Society, American Oriental Society.

Background

Allen, David Oliver was born on September 14, 1799 in Barre, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Moses and Mehitable (Oliver) Allen.

Education

Graduate Amherst College, 1823, Andover Theological Seminary, 1827.

Career

1 son, Myron Wood. Ordained to ministry Congregational Church, Westminster, Massachusetts, ordained to Foreign Missionary Service, 1827. Secretary Bombay Tract and Book Society, 1827-1832. Secretary British and Foreign Bible Society, 1832-1852.

Active Seaman’s Friend Society, Bombay Education Society, Bombay District Benevolent Society. Member Royal Society, American Oriental Society. Translated part, published whole of Bible into Marathi Indian language Author: India, Ancient and Modern, 1856.

Editor The Temperance Advocate.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: India, Ancient and Modern, 1856. Editor The Temperance Advocate.

Membership

Member Royal Society, American Oriental Society.

Connections

Married Myra Wood, 1827. Married second, Orpah Graves, February 22, 1838.; married 4th, Mistress.

father:
Moses Allen

mother:
Mehitable (Oliver) Allen

spouses:
Myra Wood

Orpah Graves

Mistress