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James Robert Allen
Born in South Carolina

James Robert Allen was born about 1826 in South Carolina, and died in Maury Co., TN. Who is the father of Robert Allen? There is an Isaac Allen in Wayne Co. TN., that may be the father of Robert Allen.

It appears that James married twice. The 1850 census list his wife as Elizabeth age 24 and born in AL., and the 1860 Census list his wife as Sarah born 1832 in TN. She died in Maury Co. TN. James and Elizabeth had one son listed in 1850 being 1 year old.

The parents of Sarah are Mark and Frances Bradley are listed in the next household to the Allen's. The Bradley's moved to AR., and Mark died in that State.

Some of the Children of James Allen were born in Maury Co. TN.

1. William Thomas Allen, born 1849 TN
2. Berry Allen, born 1852
3. James Shelton Allen, born 1854, Wayne Co., TN.
4. Paralee Allen, born 1856 TN.
5. Martha A. Allen, born 1857
6. A. Allen, born 1859
7. George Washington Allen, born 26 January, 1865; died 10 October, 1940
8. William Henry Allen, born 10 June, 1869; died 31 October, 1941.

James Shelton Allen
Son of James R. Allen

James Shelton Allen, son of James Robert Allen was born 1854 in Wayne Co., TN., and died about 1920 in Lawrence Co. TN. He married (1) Lenora Davis (2) Mary Gibson and (3) Mary Hayes December 22, 1886 in Lewis Co., TN., to Mary Hayes, who was born April 16, 1856 in Lewis Co. and died October 10, 1935 in Lawrence Co.

James and Lenora had two children; James and Mary had one son.

1. Seth Robert Allen, born 12 March 1890, Maury Co., TN., and died May 09, 1963 in Davidson Co., TN. He married (1) Nancy Ellen Isabell, (2) Ethel Manilla Johnson

2. Frank James Allen, born September 19, 1892, Maury Co., TN., and died October 23, 1953 in Maury Co. He married Mary Ethel Christopher, born 1890 in Maury Co., and died September 28, 1977 in Maury Co.

3. James Russell Allen, born September 09, 1900, Maury Co., TN., and died September 17, 1972 in Summertown, Lawrence Co. He married Esther Whitehead.

The person who is researching this family is Joyce Allen Luna If you can assist with this family, Joyce would appreciate your help."

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