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James M. Allen
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1828
Death: Nov. 3, 1899

James M. Allen served in the Confederate Army he enlisted as Private on May 3, 1862 in Company G, 56th Infantry Regiment of Georgia. He was taken prisoner on July 4, 1863 at Vicksburg MS; paroled on July 8, 1863 at Vicksburg, surrendered April 26, 1865 at Greensboro NC. After James' death, his widow, "Millie F." collected his pension.

He is recorded in Forsyth then Milton County Census records as follows:

Forsyth County-1850-
#1109 James M. Allen, 23, Married, Married in Census year
Milly, 20, F, married in Census year
William, 21, M, Farmer

Forsyth County-1860-
Pg 91-459 #637-637
James M. Allen, 35, Farmer,
Mahala, 25, F,
Minerva, 7, F,
Margaret J. 5, F,
George, 3, M,
Arminda,4/12, F,

Milton County-1870-
James M Allen, 49, M, W, Blacksmith, GA
Miller F, Wife, 37, F, W, Keeping House, GA
Minerva, dau, 17, F, W, at home, GA
Nancy J, dau, 16, F, W, at home, GA
John, son, 12, M, W, Attending School, GA
Arminda, dau, 10, F, W, Attending School, GA

Milton County-1880-
James M. Allen, W, M, 54, Head,
Newtown1172(9), 45
Millie, W, F,47, Wife,
Jane, W, F, 22, Daughter,
Arminda, W, F, 19, Daughter,

Milton County-1910-
#2016, #139, Benton Joseph A., Head, M, W, 49, Farmer, First 842, 22A
Arminda, Wife, F, W, 50, Farm Laborer...
Jennie B., Daughter, F, W, 19, Farm Laborer...
Allen, Millie F., M in Law, F, W, 77, None...

Both James and wife-Miller are buried at Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, now in Forsyth County/was Old Milton County. Beside them is buried Joseph Benton _ I believe the son-in-law who married their daughter, Armida.

Donna Peeples
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  Miller Francinay Tedder Allen (1830 - 1918)*
*Calculated relationship
Shady Grove Baptist Cemetery
Forsyth County
Georgia, USA
Created by: M C
Record added: Aug 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57026384
James M. Allen
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James M. Allen
Added by: Col. Hiram P. Bell SCV Camp 1642
James M. Allen
Added by: Love in Family
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"Glory guards with solemn round the Bivouac of the Dead."
- Col. Hiram P. Bell SCV Camp 1642
 Added: Mar. 29, 2016
With Honor and Respect today on the 150th anniversary of the end of the War of Northern Aggression, thank you for your service and sacrifice.
- Birdgirl
 Added: Apr. 9, 2015
Company G, 56th Regiment, Georgia Infantry. Thank you for your service to the South.
- Birdgirl
 Added: Jan. 12, 2015
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