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James Wayne Van Allen
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1847
Feura Bush
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 8, 1898
Eufaula
McIntosh County
Oklahoma, USA

James Wayne Van Allen was my g-grandfather. He was born in Jerusalem (Feura Bush), Albany County, New York to Philip Van Allen and Adaline Wayne. He was a descendant of Pieter Van Alen/Allen, who immigrated from Holland to New Netherlands (Albany County, NY) around 1660.

He was christened in the Jerusalem Reformed Church, Feura Bush, NY.

He was the brother of John Philip, Martha Matilda and Anna Marie.

At a young age, he moved with his family from New York to St. Clair County, Missouri. There he met Mary Elizabeth Chinn. They were married on January 20, 1876 in St. Clair County.

In 1896, James moved his family to Indian Territory, Creek Nation,Oklahoma, traveling by covered wagon. Twins, Burley and Pearly, were born in a wagon yard in Checotah, about 13 miles from Eufaula, where the family finally settled.

James died only a few years after the move, leaving his wife and many small children.

Together James and Mary "Mollie" had eleven children, Lulu, Blanche, Anna Marie, Phillip, James Wayne, William Garrett, Genevive, Mattie, Burley, Pearly and Charlie.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Philip Van Allen (1821 - 1902)
  Adaline Wayne Van Allen (1819 - 1893)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Chinn Van Allen (1861 - 1954)
 
 Children:
  Blanche Van Allen Arndt (1877 - 1969)*
  Phillip Van Allen (1880 - 1968)*
  Anna M Vanallen Acker (1881 - 1971)*
  James Wayne Van Allen (1882 - 1975)*
  William Garret Van Allen (1886 - 1980)*
  Thelma Lulu Van Allen Moore (1889 - 1986)*
  Mattie E Van Allen McDonald (1892 - 1987)*
  Pearly Van Allen (1896 - 1901)*
  Burley Van Allen (1896 - 1981)*
  Charley R. Van Allen (1898 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Philip Van Allen (1842 - 1930)*
  James Wayne Van Allen (1847 - 1898)
  Martha Matilda Van Allen (1853 - 1854)*
  Anna Marie Van Allen Wilson (1855 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"no pains, no grief, no anxious fears can reach our loved one sleeping here"

 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Eufaula
McIntosh County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Section A
 
Created by: Pam
Record added: Apr 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25980855
James Wayne Van Allen
Added by: Pam
 
 
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- Pam
 Added: Dec. 14, 2008

- JUDY L.
 Added: Oct. 20, 2008

- Lorraine Blake
 Added: Oct. 19, 2008
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