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Andrew Jackson Allen, Sr
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Birth: 1832
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1866
New Bethel Township
Rockingham County
North Carolina, USA

Enlisted in Civil War May 7, 1862 as a private. Promoted to corporal in 1864. Wounded in head,listed as dead at Fisher's Hill VA, but was later learned he was taken prisoner and sent to Hammond General Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He was transferred to Point Lookout Prison Maryland on March 31, 1865. Point Lookout Prison was considered a death prison because of the overcrowding and poor sanitary conditions. He was released from Point Lookout prison in MD on June 3, 1865 in a prisoner exchange. The northern generals said to exchange only the prisoners that would not be able to fight again. He returned home where he later died from his injury.

He was married to Nancy Ann Cantrell January 6, 1859 by Pastor Robert Shreve of Wolf Island Church. After his death Nancy later remarried his brother James Madison Allen.

children: Mary Elizabeth (Mollie) Allen, William Thomas Allen, Andrew Jackson Allen Jr. 
Family links: 
  Nance Ann Cantrell Allen (1833 - 1918)
  Mary Elizabeth Allen Hubbard (1859 - 1944)*
  William Thomas Allen (1861 - 1948)*
  Andrew Jackson Allen (1863 - 1939)*
*Calculated relationship
Wolf Island Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Rockingham County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: marked by rock only
Created by: Rachel Allen Dowdy
Record added: Aug 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57378313

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 Added: Sep. 2, 2012
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