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James Pierson Allen (18 Apr. 1848-11 Sep. 1934)

James Pierson Allen was the son of Thomas Pierson Allen (ca. 1803-1867), a Massachusetts native who became a Charleston, SC planter, and his wife, Sarah Percy Bell (1814-1894). He studied for two years at Furman University in South Carolina, earning … Continue reading

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Allen Family (Shenandoah & Botetourt Counties, VA)

John James Allen (1797-1871) of Woodstock, Shenandoah County, VA, was a noted lawyer in western Virginia in the early 19th century. He served as a district attorney, a Virginia state senator, a U.S. Representative in Congress, and a judge of … Continue reading

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Edward Archibald Allen (3 Oct. 1843-22 Sep. 1922)

Edward Archibald Allen was the son of Archibald Allen (1795-1846) of Suffolk in Nansemond County, VA, and his wife, Mary Louisa (Swepson) Allen (1810-1860). He served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, as a private in Company C, … Continue reading

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