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James Albert Allen, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1825
Death: Mar. 4, 1868

Invalid for many years prior to death. Operated Mercantile Store on the Square.

Nine of their 11 children are: Ida Allen; Ellis Allen; Charles Allen; Harriet Allen; Ione Allen; Fannie Allen; Janie Allen; Rose Allen; Jas A. Allen.

Household members listed on the 1860 census:
James A Allen 33
Frances E Allen 28
Ida Allen 10
Ellis Allen 8
Charles Allen 5
Harriet Allen 3
Ione Allen 10/12

Obituary of James Albert Allen
Abbeville Banner, Edition of 6 March 1868

DEATH OF MR. JAMES A. ALLEN
We regret to announce the death of Mr. James A. ALLEN, one of our most esteemed fellow citizens, at his residence in our Village, last Wednesday night. The deceased was for a long time an invalid, and fell at last a victim to the slow but sure approach of the fell destroyer, Consumption.
We knew him long and well and can well bear testimony to the high integrity of his character and the blamelessness of his life. A sincere and pious Christian, a high minded and public spirited citizen, a courageous and affable gentleman, he was esteemed by a large circle of relatives and friends, by his temper and the kindness of his heart.
He had in no small measure that character which "thinketh no evil" but rejoices in truth, and reaped its natural reward in the high regard and devoted attachment of his friends. The counselor, the guide and protector of a large and dependent family, his loss to them is irreparable. The funeral services will take place at the Presbyterian church of our village at 11 o'clock this morning. 
 
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 Parents:
  John L Allen (1789 - 1838)
  Jane Lydia Livingston Allen (1799 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Francis Dendy Allen (1830 - 1923)
 
 Children:
  Ida Allen Long (1849 - 1915)*
  John Allen (1854 - 1854)*
  Charles Dendy Allen (1855 - 1902)*
  Hattie Allen Cason (1857 - 1887)*
  Jennie L. Allen (1863 - 1963)*
  James Albert Allen (1868 - 1900)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eliza Allen Thomson (1822 - 1852)*
  John Edward Allen (1824 - 1854)*
  James Albert Allen (1825 - 1868)
  Mary Amanda Allen Fair (1827 - 1897)*
  Thomas Warren Allen (1830 - 1895)*
  Louisa Jane Allen (1834 - 1855)*
  Ione Allen Smith (1837 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Upper Long Cane Cemetery
Abbeville
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Joanne T
Record added: Jun 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92615465
James Albert Allen, Sr
Added by: Wayne Sears
 
James Albert Allen, Sr
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