Bio: Allard, Adon J. (1871 - 1940)

Contact: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

 

Surnames: Allard, Manchester, Day, Snavlin,Drummond, Clayton, Johnson

 

----Sources: Family records, Clark County Historical data, Greenwood City files, Federal Census Records, Cemetery Records

 

Adon J. & Blanche D. (Manchester) Allard

Greenwood, Clark Co., Wisconsin

 

 

This former A. M. White Hardware store, with lodging rooms above was converted to a grocery store by John Drummond and sold to Adon J. Allard in 1925.

It was located on Main Street, Greenwood, Wisconsin.  [Enlarge]

 

Adon J. Allard was born April 28, 1871 in Georgetown, Madison County, New York to Eriel Day and Mary J. (Johnson) Allard. Adon married Blanche Manchester at Woodstock, Syracuse, New York on October 13, 1894.  She was the daughter of John and Barbara Helen (Snavlin) Manchester of Cazenovia, NY. 

 

"A. J." and Blanche settled in Greenwood in September, 1925 when they purchased a grocery store from John Drummond. They operated that business until October of 1940 when they sold it to Mrs. Beatrice Clayton.

Before moving to Greenwood, Mr. Allard owned and operated a jewelry store at Rib Lake for twenty-four years. He died Friday, November 29, 1940 at midnight and was buried in the Greenwood City Cemetery. Blanche died October 20, 1957 at the age of eighty-three and her body was laid to rest beside that of her husband.

 

Census Records

 

1880 Federal Census--Georgetown, Madison Co., NY
 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Nativity Occupation Father's Nativity Mother's Nativity
 Erelard Allard   Self   M   Male   W   48   NY   Farmer   MA   MA 
 Mary J. Allard   Wife   M   Female   W   47   NY   Keeping House   NH   NY 
 Lidia J. Allard   Dau   S   Female   W   20   NY   At Home   NY   NY 
 John W. Allard   Son   S   Male   W   16   NY   Farm Laborer   NY   NY 
 Fred E. Allard   Son   S   Male   W   11   NY   At School   NY   NY 
 Adon J. Allard   Son   S   Male   W   9   NY      NY   NY 
 Mary Allard   Dau   S   Female   W   3   NY      NY   NY 

 

1880 Federal Census--Cazenovia, Madison, New York
Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Nativity Occupation Father's Nativity Mother's Nativity
 John Manchester   Self   M   Male   W   46   ---   Farm Laborer   ---   --- 
 Helen Manchester   Wife   M   Female   W   31   NY   Keeping House   GER   GER 
 Arthur Manchester   Other      Male   W   ---   ---      ---   --- 
 Blanch Manchester   Dau   S   Female   W   6   NY      ---   GER 

 

June 12, 1900 Federal Census--District 5, Cazenovia, Madison Co., NY
Name Relation Marital/Yrs Children Sex Color Born-Age Birthplace Occupation Education Immigration Father Born Mother Born Ownership
Allard, Adon J. Head Married 6yrs   Male White Apr1871-29 NY Jeweler English   NY NY Rents Home
~Blanche D. Wife Married 6yrs 0/0living Female White Apr1874-26 NY   English   NY NY  

 

 

May 5, 1910 Federal Census--District 175, Rib Lake, Taylor, Wisconsin
Name Relation Marital/Yrs Children Sex Color Age Nativity Occupation Education Father Born Mother Born Ownership
Allard, Adon J. Head M-15yrs   Male White 39 NY Jeweler English NY NY Owns Mortgaged Home
~Blanche Wife M-15yrs  none Female White 36 NY Clerk-Grocery Store English   NY NY  

 

 

May 2, 1930 Federal Census--District 15, Main St., Greenwood Clark County, Wisconsin, by Herman J. Olson

Name

Relation

Marital/Yrs

Sex

Color

Born-Age

Nativity

Occupation

Education

Father Born

Mother Born

Ownership

Allard, Adon

Head

M@23yrs

Male

White

1871-59

NY

Store Keeper-Groceries

English

NY

NY

Renter

~Blanche

Wife

M@20yrs.

Female

White

1874-56

NY

Clerk-Grocery Store

English

NY

NY

 
                     

Previous Household:  Tony & Rose Schiller and their daughters Francis and Rosa

Next Household: J. F. & Maragret Vesel and children: John, Bernard, Maraget, Raymond, Robert and 64 yr. old grandmother, Katherina.

 

 

June 12, 1900 Federal Census--District 11, Georgetown, Madison Co., NY
Name Relation Marital/Yrs Children Sex Color Born-Age Nativity Occupation Education Immigration Father Born Mother Born Ownership
Allard, Erial Head Widowed   Male White 1832-68 NY Farmer English   MA MA Owns Home
Cook, Alonzo Son-in-law Married 2yrs   Male White 1852-47 NY   English   CT CT  
~Lydia Daughter Married 2yrs 1/1living Female White 1859-40 WI   English   NY NY  

 

 

Family Notes

 

Eriel Day Allard (Father of Adon J.)
Birth: 22 March, 1832 in New York
Death: 10 March, 1911 in Georgetown, Madison County, New York
Burial: Allard Cemetery, Georgetown, Madison County, New York

Father: Hiram Allard of Georgetown, New York b: 08 JUL 1799
Mother: Lydia Day b: 20 November, 1801.

Wife: Mary J. Johnson b: 22 October, 1832 in New York

Children


Lidia J. Allard b: 1859 in New York
Hiram J. Allard b: September, 1862 in New York
John Allard b: 1864 in New York
Fred Eriel Allard b: 25 December, 1868 in Georgetown, Madison County, New York
Adon J. Allard b: April 1871 in Georgetown, Madison County, New York
Mary A. Allard b: 11 August 1876 in Georgetown, Madison County, New York, died 22 February, 1943 in New Woodstock, Madison Co., NY.

 

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