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Benjamin Allen (1 Jan. 1838-12 Dec. 1895)

Benjamin Allen was born in Benton County, Alabama, the son of Dr. Elijah Allen (1802-1856) and his wife, Acenith Louisa Hollingsworth (1811-after 1859). The family moved from Alabama to Nacogdoches, Texas, between March 1836 and Oct 1837, when Elijah Allen … Continue reading

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James Clark Allen (4 Sep. 1845-19 Feb. 1861)

James C. Allen was the son of Charles Henry Allen and his wife, Catherine Linnington Clark. (Groves, p. 240) He was born in Abbeville, South Carolina. Charles Henry Allen and a partner, Henry S. Kerr, started the Abbeville Banner newspaper … Continue reading

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Richard Stetson Allen (9 Jan. 1828-9 Jan. 1906)

Richard S. Allen was the son of Joseph Allen of Richmond, Va., a lawyer and clerk of the Chancery Court, and his wife, Mary Ann Stetson. Joseph Allen bought Tuckahoe Plantation in Goochland County, VA, in 1848. It was inherited … Continue reading

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Benjamin F. Allen (15 Feb. 1817-d. betw. 1870 and 1880)

Benjamin F. Allen was born in Tennessee. His brother, Richard C. Allen, was living in East Florida by 1825. (Dawson) Richard C. Allen settled in St. Joseph, FL, and was a delegate to the Florida Constitutional Convention in 1838. (Territorial … Continue reading

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Benjamin William Allen (1 Jun. 1824-12 Nov. 1886)

Benjamin W. Allen was born in Kingwood, the county seat of Preston County, VA (now WV). His father died when he was two years old, and young Allen was adopted by a Mr. Israel Baldwin and given a liberal education. … Continue reading

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