Allen enlisted at Summerville, Richland Co., SC on Nov 10 1862 in the 5th South Carolina Reserves Co. I, CSA.
Son of James Puckett Jr and Margaret Gibson Puckett. James' will was proven by John White of Abbeville Co., SC on 28 Oct 1829. Archa Shippy Puckett is mentioned in his father's will. The location of James' and Margaret's burials is unknown.
Grandson of Revolutionary War Patriot James Puckett Sr. and Martha Dabney Puckett.