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James's biography and family links are located on James's memorial in the Smallpox Cemetery.
This stone is erected to ye memory of Majr James Allen, who died with ye small-pox Jan. ye 10th, 1789, in ye 54th year of his age. His body lies buried 3 miles south of this.
Stop, mortals, read now if you please,
See the effect of this disease;
'Twas Adam gave the wound at first,
So all his sons are doomed to dust;
But life's restored by God alone,
Flowing through the merits of his son.
Plot: Section D, grave 477
Maintained by: Chip5610
Originally Created by: Nan
Record added: Nov 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23012362