|Birth: ||Jan. 15, 1822|
|Death: ||Aug. 3, 1895|
Calvary Cemetery at Dalewood Shores Lake is abandoned and many of the tombstones are broken and under ground.
Robert Charles Welch of Toomsuba, Lauderdale County, MS, explored this cemetery and located the tombstone of Martha Mary Allen.
Search of the census and marriage records led to the following information:
Martha Mary Allen was one of 6 children born to William Allen , born 1795 in Georgia, died after 1870 in Lauderdale County, MS and Temperance Unknown Allen. Temperance was born 1801 in Georgia and died some time between 1860 - 1870 in Lauderdale County, MS.
The siblings of Martha Mary Allen were John H. Allen,born 1821 in Alabama; William (Wiley), born 1835 in Alabama; a brother whose name
looks like Clan,born 1837 in Mississippi; George
born 1839 in Mississippi and Julia A. Allen, born April 1843 in Mississippi.
John H. Allen is found on the 1860 census Lauderdale County, MS with wife Eliza A. and 6 children. Julia A. Allen, born 1843 in Mississippi
married Thomas M. Eskridge 11 Sept 1867 in Lauderdale County, MS. They had 4 children.
Thomas M. Eskridge died between 1880 - 1900.
Julia A. Allen Eskridge died after 1900.
Maintained by: William Price
Originally Created by: Emma Lou Burt Price
Record added: Feb 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84638427
Added: May. 7, 2013
To honor the memory of Martha Mary Allen, whose burial spot has been forgotten.Now safe in the arms of Jesus.|
Emma Lou Burt Price
Added: Feb. 7, 2012