REV. JOB D ALLERTON, Pastor of the Regular Baptist Church ("Mount Zion") near West Newton, was born Sept. 4, 1838, in Stark County, where his parents, Samuel and Amelia Allerton, still reside. They formerly lived in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. They have seven children--Job D., Andrew O., Cordelia A. (deceased), Clara E., Samuel (deceased), George W. A. and Amos V. Allerton. Mrs. J. D. Allerton was Sarah A. Smith. Her parents, John W. and Mary Smith, removed from Pennsylvania to Stark County, Ohio, where they still reside, and where Mrs. A. was born, March 5, 1834. Following are the names of Mrs. Allerton's brothers and sisters: Elizabeth, Matilda, Solomon W., Jacob J., Lovina, Amanda C., George K. and Rebecca J. Smith. Although Mr. Allerton has lived in this county less than two years, he has had charge of his present congregation for four years, and is now permanently located with them.

 

1875 Historical Atlas of Allen County, Ohio by H H Hardesty & Co. Publishers, Chicago.