|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:
#1109 James M. Allen, 23, Married, Married in Census year
Milly, 20, F, married in Census year
William, 21, M, Farmer
Pg 91-459 #637-637
James M. Allen, 35, Farmer,
Mahala, 25, F,
Minerva, 7, F,
Margaret J. 5, F,
George, 3, M,
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
James M. Allen, W, M, 54, Head,
Millie, W, F,47, Wife,
Jane, W, F, 22, Daughter,
Arminda, W, F, 19, Daughter,
#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.
Miller Francinay Tedder Allen (1830 - 1918)*
Shady Grove Baptist Cemetery
Created by: M C
Record added: Aug 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57026384
"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.|
Added: Apr. 9, 2015
Company G, 56th Regiment, Georgia Infantry. Thank you for your service to the South.|
Added: Jan. 12, 2015
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