Jeffersonia Crittenden Allen was the daughter of William Crittenden and Elizabeth C. Devine. She was born March 6, 1840 in Alabama. Siblings that I am aware of are: Robert S. Crittenden (1843 AL), Stephen Decatur Crittenden (1847 AL), Jennetta Crittenden (1850 TX), Alice Crittenden (1854 TX), Electa Crittenden(Raby) Pidcoke (1859 TX). Jeffersonia Crittenden married James Harold Allen before 1871. They had one child that I am aware of, a son, Jesse Allen. He is listed on the 1880 Gatesville, Coryell County, TX Census Record. Jesse b:1871, is living with his father, James Allen and stepmother, Martha Jane "Mattie" Hammack Allen (Lovejoy). Also, his half-sister, Ocelalu Juanita Allen (Boyd), born 1880 in TX. Jeffersonia Crittenden Allen died September 21, 1873 in Coryell County, TX. She rests beneath a big Mountain Juniper near her parents in Gatesville City Cemetery.
James Harold Allen
Gone To Rest Jeffersonia Allen Born Mar. 6, 1840 Died Sept. 21, 1873.
Gravesite Details The stone has fallen from the base, been repaired and fallen again. It is in 3 pieces, with some missing. It rests beneath a large Mountain Juniper.