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Capt Joseph “Joe” Allen

Birth
Rockbridge County, Virginia, USA
Death 18 Apr 1862 (aged 87)
Breckinridge County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 86712031 View Source
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Joseph Allen was a small boy when his parents came to Kentucky. He removed to Breckinridge County about the time it was created. In the organization of its legal machinery he was chosen county and circuit clerk of the new county. No other evidence of his official integrity is required than the fact that he held the office for a period of fifty-eight years. He served in the war of 1812, and was the father of Hon. Alfred Allen, a distinguished lawyer and politician.

In 1803 Joseph married Margaret Crawford, the daughter of Samuel Crawford and Jennet Mason of Botetourt Co, VA.


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  • Created by: dbc
  • Added: 13 Mar 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 86712031
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/86712031/joseph-allen : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Joseph “Joe” Allen (20 Aug 1774–18 Apr 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 86712031, citing Hardinsburg Cemetery, Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by dbc (contributor 47349823) .