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 Joe Thomas Allen

Joe Thomas Allen

Death 4 Jan 1929 (aged 50)
Lee County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Plantersville, Lee County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 121254617 · View Source
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Although Joe Thomas Allen's tombstone indicates his birth date is October 27 , 1878 , census records in 1900 , 1910 , and 1920 all list his birth year as 1880 . In the 1880 census records he was listed as six months old with the name Joseph with his parents Anderson and Catherine Allen and brother Charles F Allen ( Charlie Frank Allen # 91876949 ) who was listed as 3 years old , his sister Anna who was listed as 7 , and sister Mary who was listed as 10 . The Unity Cemetery records indicated Joe was an orphan raised by the McMaster family near Dorsey . ( Thomas McMaster and his wife Ann Wilburn McMaster were the McMaster' couple that raised Joe as an orphan . That might explain why the name Thomas was part of Joe's name. ) Joe Thomas Allen married Effie Mattox on December 21 , 1899 in Lee County , Mississippi . The couple's names were listed as J.T. Allen and Effie Mattox .( Effie's mother was Rebecca McMaster Mattox , the sister of Thomas McMaster .) U.S. Census records in Lee County , Mississippi in 1900 indicate the young couple had a nephew Jeff and niece Susie living with them . In later census records those two children were not listed with Joe Thomas and Effie again but instead then their own children were listed . The children of Joe Thomas and Effie Mattox Allen were Joe Anderson Allen who died as a young child without being on a census , Clark Allen who married Betty Marie Stovall , Gilbert W. Allen who married Frankie Mae Westmoreland , Timonia Ann Allen who married Sam H . Partlow , and Jo Belle Allen who married Graves H. Ruff . Joe Thomas Allen died January 4 , 1929 in Lee County , Mississippi .

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ALLEN JOE THOMAS OCT. 27, 1878 JAN. 4 ,1929 Dear parents, tho' we miss you much we know you rest with God.

Gravesite Details Grave on Row 1
  • Created by: Carolyn Allen
  • Added: 5 Dec 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 121254617
  • Carolyn Allen
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joe Thomas Allen (27 Oct 1878–4 Jan 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 121254617, citing Unity Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Plantersville, Lee County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Allen (contributor 47595279) .