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Mary Elizabeth Roe Allen

Birth
Kentucky, USA
Death 26 Jan 1902 (aged 57)
Montague County, Texas, USA
Burial Montague County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 120491494 View Source
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There are various years of birth given for Mary in the censuses 1834,1842,1844. The 1900 Census states she was born in Kentucky December 1844, her place of birth was always the same.

Mary's approximate date of death is known only from a recollection of her grandson, Thomas Hubert Allen, that she died when her youngest son, Charlie Cleveland Allen, was 15 and in bed with polio. In 1902 Charlie (my Great Grandfather) was 17. Given this information and the ambiguous nature of John's and Mary's death records, the death date assigned to John could be that of Mary.

The original headstone was in poor condition. Grandson Gordon Beauford Allen had it replaced with a new one at the same time he purchased his own headstone for the family plot. The new stone has no dates on it.

This information is contributed by Brent, the Grandson of Thomas Allen, and additional information added by Denise, the Granddaughter of Ures Allen.

Father: William Rowe
b. abt 1819, Virginia
d. Nov 1857 - Carroll County, Missouri

Mother: Harriet Appleby
b. abt 1822 - Cumberland County, Kentucky
d. abt 1848 - Carroll County, Missouri

CHILDREN:

Fannie Ann Allen
b. 15 Apr 1864 - Carroll County, Missouri
d. aft 1920 - Oklahoma

William Allen
b. 1868 - Texas
d. bef 1880 - Ellis County, Texas

Mattie Nellie Allen
b. 29 Jan 1872 - Ellis, Texas
d. 3 Oct 1947 - Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California

John N Allen
b. 7 Apr 1874 - Ellis County, Texas
d. 29 Jan 1969 - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas

George Sidney Allen
b. 19 Oct 1877 - Ellis County, Texas
d. 29 Jan 1969 - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas


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The double headstone for Mary and John B. Allen only give their names. Transcription records list her as Martha.


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