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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 (Millie) 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
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James M. Allen
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- Carolyn
 Added: Jul. 3, 2011
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero, a Confederate Soldier. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Aug. 29, 2010

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