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Martha Ann Allen Turner Tanner Alsup
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Birth: Jan. 24, 1830
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1890
Bastrop County
Texas, USA

Martha Ann Allen a native born Tennessean, daughter of Jeremiah Allen born March 19, 1806 North Carolina - died June 26, 1883 and Elizabeth Dunbar born 1807 - died December 2, 1871. This family was living in Fayette County, Tennessee in 1840. (Birth and dates dates and maiden name of Elizabeth was provided by Audrey Rother).

The 1850 Bastrop County Census lists J. (Jeremiah) Allen born NC age 44, with family E. (Elizabeth Dunbar) Allen age 43, J. T. (James T.) age 19, Sarah age 12, George age 10, Texana age 2.

Bastrop County Marriage Record lists a Jeremiah Allen to Mrs. Martha W. Kennedy Aug 24, 1873.

Siblings of Martha are are:
James T. born 1831 married Sally Wood
Sarah born 1838 married E. Watt Farmer
George born 1840 married Mrs. Laurel E. Cope
Texanna born 1848 married O. H. Reid

A photo of the Allen House of McDade, is shown on page 189 circa 1885, McDade When Santa Scheduled a Visit but the Devil Came Instead shows Mrs. Mildred Texanah Allen Reid.

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Marriage Record:
Fayette County, Tennessee
M. L. Turner
Marthann Allen
19 Oct 1847

1850 District 12, Fayette County, Tennessee lists M. L. Turner age 27, Martha A. Turner age 20, and Frances A. Turner age 0.

1860 Bastrop County, Texas lists M. L. Turner age 36, Martha N. Turner age 29, Allen J. Turner age 08 born TN, Jerry T. (nickname-Turk) Turner 06 born TN, G. W. Turner age 02 born TX and Betty B. Turner age 2/12 born TX.

U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
M. L. Turner, Confederate, Texas, 22 Texas Infantry, 22nd Regiment, Texas Infantry (Hubbard's) Company I, Rank Private. M. L. Turner was a casualty; leaving Martha Ann Allen Turner a widow for the first time.
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N. B. Tanner age 36 born Missouri is listed on 1860 Bastrop County Census with his wife Sarah E age 32, and children William A. age 10, Mary E. age 3, Nopaler (Napoleon) B. age 5, Gael (Joel) H. age 3, and Araminta (Arminty) age 1.

Marriage Record
Bastrop County, Texas
Napoleon Bonaparte Tanner
Mrs. Martha Turner
06 September 1865

There is one known child born of this marriage: Alice Inez Tanner Joiner born October 8, 1866; father N. B. Tanner, mother Martha Allen; female white widowed died July 31, 1950, burial McDade Cementery. Texas Death Certificate #31403 Bastrop County, Texas. Alice Tanner married Sydney James Joiner who is also buried in McDade Cemetery.

N. B. Tanner died about 1867 (exact date unknown to this writer) leaving Martha Ann Allen Turner Tanner a widow for the second time.
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Horace Alsup age 24, born Mississippi is listed on the 1850 Bastrop County, Texas census with Della E. age 23, Harriet E. Alsup age 02; others: (probably sibling of Della) William A. Turner age 24, Melinda Turner age 20 and Susan Turner age 1.

H. B. Alsop age 34 born Mississippi is listed on the 1860 Burleson County, Texas census with Delah age 32, Harriet age 13, Julius age 9, Betty age 7, Wade age 5, Margaret age 2 and Mary age 3/12.

One additional child Francis Arrilla Alsup born 1862. Texas Death Certificate No. 62160 Francis Arrilla Alsup Foster; born June 18, 1862, Texas; female married: J. R. Foster; address 2666 Vickery Blvd.,Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas; Father Alsup, Mother Turner, Died Dec 31, 1936; Informant Mrs. McNiel, Burial Rockdale, Texas.

Marriage Record:
Bastrop County, Texas
H. B. Alsup
Martha Ann Turner
24 November 1872

Martha Ann Allen Turner Tanner Alsup was the second known wife of Horace Brown Alsup. Horace Brown died near his home on Yegua Creek on October 18, 1879, leaving Martha a widow, for the third time.

1880 Lee County, Texas lists M. A.(Martha Ann) Alsup age 50 birth place Tennessee, Father North Carolina, Mother Tennessee, white female widowed living with G. B. T. Alsup (probably George B. Turner born February 2, 1858) age 22, male; A. I. Alsup age 14 female (probably Alice Inez Tanner born October 8, 1866) and F. R. Alsup age 18 female (probably Francis Aarrilla Alsup) born June 18, 1862.

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To date, October 30, 2013, this writer, Macy Gay Wier Myrick, does not know the burial location of Martha's parents.

Martha's youngest sister Mildred Texanna Allen Reid is buried in McLennan County, Texas FAG 23528705.

Family links: 
  Horace B. Alsup (1826 - 1879)
  Mann Lafayette Turner (1823 - 1862)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Bethel Piney Cemetery
Bastrop County
Texas, USA
Plot: D-03-13
Created by: Macy Myrick
Record added: Aug 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74804382
Martha Ann <i>Allen Turner Tanner</i> Alsup
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Martha Ann <i>Allen Turner Tanner</i> Alsup
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- Macy Myrick
 Added: Aug. 3, 2014

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