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Laura Elizabeth Porcher Allen
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1853, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1881
South Carolina, USA

2nd wife of Major Thomas Henry Allen, a Union Army officer. She was disowned by the family when she married him. He died 5 weeks before their son was born. Laura died 2 weeks after their son, Laurance Porcher Allen, was born. She had been accepted by the family after her husband's death.
"Sacred to the Memory of Laura Elizabeth daughter of the late Dr. F.Y. Porcher and his wife/Susan Postell/and widow of the late T.H. Allen/Born Feby 16th 1853/Died Aug 4 1881/"Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden & I will give you rest/Just as I am without one plea/But that thy blood was shed for me/And that thou bidst me come to thee/Lamb of God I come"
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Laurance Porcher Allen was raised by his mother's sister, Julia Porcher and migrated with the family to Florida, where he is buried in the St. Luke's Episcopal Church graveyard in Courtney FL. 
 
Burial:
Circular Congregational Church Burying Ground
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: East area
 
Created by: Ginny Brewton
Record added: Jul 06, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5593488
Laura Elizabeth <i>Porcher</i> Allen
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Laura Elizabeth <i>Porcher</i> Allen
Added by: Ginny Brewton
 
Laura Elizabeth <i>Porcher</i> Allen
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- Janet Euler- Brady
 Added: Oct. 1, 2006

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 Added: Jul. 9, 2005
Rest in peace.
- Wayne L. Osborne
 Added: Oct. 19, 2003
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