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Thompson Allen

Male 1802 - 1870  (67 years)


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  • Name Thompson Allen  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 22 Dec 1802  Abbeville County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Dec 1870  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7
    Notes 
    • In a Family Group Sheet prepared by Eva Mae Halbert Hackney, whose father was a grandson of Thompson Allen, she lists Thompson's birth as occuring on 22 Dec 1802, Elbert County, Georgia. His parents are not listed, though the parents of his wife, Elizabeth Wooldridge, are shown. No sources are cited by Eva. This handwritten group sheet was provided to me by Blanche Finley Toole in January, 1995. Blanche said she helped Eva prepare her DAR and DRT records applications. Blanche and Eva were connected through the Burton family.  Neither Blanche nor Eva knew who Thompson Allen's parents were.

      In a history of the W. W. Allen family, prepared by Thompson Allen's granddaughter, Kate Allen Tirado, she also writes that "Thompson Allen (Father of W. W. Allen, Levi T. and John Allen) was born December 22, 1802 in Albert (sic) County, Georgia. Thompson Allen departed this life at the age of 67 years, 10 months, and 5 days at his residence in Sabine County, Texas on October 17, 1870." Again, Thompson's parents are not mentioned by Kate. Kate prepared this four page, typewritten manuscript sometime after 1955, but before her death in October 1964

      The "1850 Census Sabine County, Texas with added family information and  corrections" by Helen Gomer Schluter and Blanche Finley Toole, shows that Thompson Allen in Household number 277 was the owner of 9 slaves. On this census, he is shown as age 48, and born in South Carolina. The 1860 census lists his place of birth instead as Georgia. Kate Allen Tirado, a granddaughter, writes that Thompson lived first in Houston, Texas ca 1840, later moving to Milam, Sabine County, Texas. 

      Sally Clark, a niece of Kate Allen Tirado, emailed that a Thos WG  Allen was listed in the "First Settlers of the Republic of Texas Vol I."  He was given a second class land grant as a resident of Harris County.  He rec'd 1280 acres, and listed as Thos WG Allen - 3-16-1839.  He woud have needed to be here prior to 10-1-1837 to be first class." It is possible this land grant in Harris county was for our Thompson Allen as Kate Tirado wrote that he lived in Houston, which is in Harris County, before moving to Milam, Sabine County in January, 1841. However it is also possible that this is another Thompson Allen, as the extract of a voters registration list from 1867 (shown in full below) for Thompson Allen shows "Yrs in State: 26, Yrs in County: 26, Yrs in Pct.: 12." This would seem to indicate that he settled directly in Sabine County around 1841, as the years in the state and county match. 

      According to a list of Sabine County Voter's registrations appearing in YELLOWED PAGES, Winter 1993, Page 27,  "Aug 6, 1867 #322 Thompson Allen Prct 5, Yrs in State: 26, Yrs in County: 26, Yrs in Pct.: 12, Native of Georgia."

      Gifford White's book, "The First Settlers of Sabine County, Texas" has the following listing: 19 Thompson Allen 1840, 640 acres, Dec 1843, noting further that a Wm D Fry and Bede Johnson are listed with the same dates.

      According to an Affidavit of Mrs. C.D. Gooch, dated 25 May 1910, and on file in Sabine County, "Thompson Allen was married twice, that his first wife, whose name was Elizabeth Wooldrige before marriage; died about the year 1848, that she left surviving her, her husband, Thompson Allen and six children as follows: (1) John Allen, who died eight or nine years ago, and left a widow and children; (2) Connilia L. Allen, who married Annanias Oliver about the year 1840, and died 1909, leaving children; (3) Levi Allen who now resides in Lampasas County, Texas; (4) W.W. Allen who now resides in Lampasas, Texas; (5) Mary F. Allen who married W.W. Halbert in 1858 and died about 1900 in Sabine County, Texas leaving her husband and children; (6) Jerusha Allen, who married G.W. Speights in November 1865, and died in Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas in 1888 leaving husband and children; That the said Thompson Allen and his first wife, Elizabeth, had four other children, namely Marion, Martha, Elizabeth and Augustus, all of whom died without marrying and leaving no children; that the above mentioned ten children, were all and the only children of the said Thompson Allen and his first wife, Elizabeth Wooldridge, that reached maturity."

      After the death of his first wife, Thompson married second Jane Russell, the widow of Epperson Duke Payne.

      On the 1854 Sabine County Scholastic Census, Thompson Allen was shown as having five children and stepchildren  enrolled in District 10: William, J.P. Pain, J.D. Pain, Mary, and Jerusha.

      Blanche Toole, a Sabine County Genealogist and historian stated that, "Thompson and Elizabeth Wooldridge Allen are buried in the Oliphant Chapel Memorial Garden cemetery, and Thompson was a veteran of the Mexican War. " His name has not be located in the index of Mexican War veterans, however.  Blanche also indicates that Thompson Allen's sister was Jemima Allen, the first wife of A.D. Oliphint. [Note: This is not proven and may be in error]. Blanche also said that Thompson "came to Texas with his wife, Elizabeth Wooldridge, and with the Oliphints. He settled just south of the Oliphint Chapel Community, on the Palo Gacho Bayou, where he had a grist mill and lumber mill. He lived near the Oliver family. He and his wife had a large family. Elizabeth died 7 March 1847, and was buried in the Oliphint Chapel Cemetery. They were parents of seven children. Three died young.  When Thompson Allen died, after 1870, family tradition says that he was buried by his first wife, Elizabeth. It is presumed the three young children were also buried nearby." [Note: presumably Blanche means Thompson and Elizabeth had a total of TEN children, three of whom died young, and seven who lived into maturity]

      In the family group sheet given to me by Mrs. Toole, one that was prepared and/or extracted from the notes Edna Mae Hackney, a total of twelve children are shown. It appears that two of these twelve children died before 1836, before the families move to Texas circa 1841. This may account for the discrepency in the number of children. Mrs. Hackney listed detailed birth and death dates for the parents and children, but no support was provided for these dates. Or Mrs. Hackney may have been in error about the two children who died young.

      All twelve are shown in this file, however.

      In an article entitled "Mrs Etta Nichols Speeks on History of Low's Chapel" published in the August 26, 1965 issue of the SABINE COUNTY REPORTER,  "John Morris gave land for church, school and Cemetery about 1890...the school was named for Thomas Allen, and called Allen's Old Mill. Thompson Allen owned a mill that sawed logs into lumber as well as ground corn for meal. It was located about 1/2 mile north of Tuckers Bridge on Palo Gacho. A dam of boards, which was called a tumbling dam, produced the power. The saw worked vertically. Thomas Allen married Glendy McLanahan's mother, who was my great grandmother. Curtis Jackson owned the mill first."
    • (Research):Timeline (Courtesy of Tuck Wilson)

      1802 - Dec 22, Thompson born in Abbeville District, SC (Arva Allen Bible notes). Other family records show location of birth as Elbert County, GA. 1850 census shows him as age 48, born SC. 1860 census shows him as age 58, born GA.
      1820 - Thompson a minor, not found in Census in Alabama or SC
      1828 - dau Ruthie Ann Allen b 13 Nov 1828 in SC
      1830 - dau Minerva Jenkins Allen b. in Alabama
      1830- should be living in Selma, Alabama Dallas County (birth of Minerva Jenkins  Allen 23 Nov 1830) but not found in census SC, Ala, Mississippi
      1832 - son Thomas Bannister Allen b. 29 Sept 1832 in Alabama
      1833 - son Thomas Bannister Allen d. 4 Aug 1833 in Alabama
      1834 - dau Caroline Woolridge Allen b. June 1834 in Mississippi
      1836 - son Levi Thompson Allen b. 3 May 1836 in Noxubee County Mississippi
      1836 - dau Caroline Woolridge Allen d. 26 Oct 1836 in Mississippi
      1839 - son William Washington Allen b. 12 Sep 1839 in Noxubee County Mississippi
      1840 - should be living in Noxubee County Mississippi. He is not shown there but there is a "T. Allen one county over in Winston County, Mississippi with 9 people that looks good. There is an Alfred E. Oliphint in Holmes County, 1 county west of Winston.
      1840-43 Thompson Allen has moved to Texas by 28 Feb 1843 when dau Mary  Frances is born.

      Census Listings:

      1850 Census
      Texas, Sabine District in the County of Sabine
      Enumerated 27 28 and 29 of Nov 1850
      277-277
      Thompson Allen 48 M Farmer $2000 South Carolina
      Jane C  --- 39 F
      David R Payne 16 M Alabama
      Margaret E --- 15 F Alabama
      Jane E ---13 F Texas
      J. Peckins 11 M Texas
      Caroline D --- 9 F Texas
      Tery Allin 13 M Mississippi
      William --- 11 M Mississippi
      Mary --- 9 F Texas
      Jerusha --- 5 F Texas
      Alfred A --- 2/12 M Texas
      Alexander Bains 21 M Farmer Alabama

      1860 Census
      Texas, Redland Beat No. 4 in the County of Sabine, P.O. Milam
      Enumerated 30 Jun 1860
      Page 23
      167-167
      W.A. Payne 36 F Farmer $7500 $15782 La
      Margaret A Payne 15 F Texas
      Sarah A Payne 10 F Texas
      Benjamin R Payne 6 M Texas
      William E Payne 5 M Texas
      Mary R Payne 2 F Texas
      H.B. Bachtlor 18 M Overseer Ga
      168-168
      Thompson Allen 58 M Farmer $3000 $8451 Ga
      Jane C. Allen 49 F S.S.
      Caroline D. Payne 19 F Texas
      J.C. Allen 15 F Texas
      169-169
      unoccupied
      170-170
      Levi and Telitha Allen family
    • (Medical):
      yDNA results

      A direct male descendant of  Thompson Allen's (through his son William Washington Allen), born with the Allen surname, volunteered to submit a yDNA sample to FamilyTreeDNA.com.

      His kit number, in the name of William Allen, is 237184.

      The results showed that he was in the R1b1a2a1a1b haplogroup.

      He was a 37 marker match to the following :

      Samual Doyle Allen Jr (Ancestor Ephraim P. Allen, b. 1820 North Carolina)
      Ronald Lee Allen (Ancestor Edmond Allen)
      Henry Walton Allen (Ancestor not indicated)
      Jerome Brady (Ancestor Richard Brady b. ca. 1805 Co. Caven or Claire, Ireland)
      Williams Adams (Ancestor William Adams b. 1816)

      Bill Adams emailed the following about his "Adams" lineage: "I can trace my lineage back to William Adams born in Mecklenburg, VA in 1816 or 1820.  I know his mother was Sarah/Sally "Adams".  (And I think he may have had brothers Alfred and James). I cannot determine who his father was.  His grandfather appears to be James Adams who fought in the Revolution.  Sarah/Sally having a last name of "Adams" is weird.

      Due to the exact match between us, I am wondering whether Sarah/Sally actually had a husband named  "Allen"  who died or something.  Maybe Sarah/Sally went to live with her "Adams" dad for this or some other reason and the kids were raised with an Adams last name.  I sayy this because it seems weird to me that Sarah/Sally's husband would also be the same last name of "Adams".

      You show your earliest ancestor being 1820, but I do know that the "Adams" in Mecklenburg lived on "Allen's" creek.  Also, one of them married an "Allen" (maybe it was William, I can't remember for sure.)  I know there were "Allens" living in close proximity to the "Adams" in Mecklenburg, VA."
    Person ID I935  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Arva Allen,   b. Abt 1765, Mecklenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1842, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother Polly Clarke,   b. Abt 1765, Mecklenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1835, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 19 Aug 1786  Mecklenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Bolling Clarke was shown as their second (witness?). They also had two sons and one daughter that died as infants.
    Documents
    Allen, Avra Bible Record, Transcription showing the marriage of Avra Allen to Polly Clarke in 1786, as well as the birthdates of their children
    Allen, Avra Bible Record, Transcription showing the marriage of Avra Allen to Polly Clarke in 1786, as well as the birthdates of their children
    Austin, Jeanette Holland GEORGIA BIBLE RECORDS (Clearfield Publishin Compnay, Inc by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore, MD 1998, 2000, 2002, and is available on Google Books), pp 163-164 (Courtesy of Diane Click, to whom I am most greatful!)
    Family ID F674  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Wooldridge,   b. 7 Mar 1804, Abbeville County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1847, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1821  South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Children 
     1. Ludeshia Cornelia "Cassie" Allen,   b. 10 Sep 1824, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909  (Age 84 years)
     2. John Wooldridge Allen,   b. 24 Apr 1823, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1896, Patroon, Shelby County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Martha Ellender Allen,   b. 20 Aug 1826, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1847, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     4. Ruthie Ann Allen,   b. 13 Nov 1828, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1840, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     5. Minerva Jenkins Allen,   b. 20 Nov 1830, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1849, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     6. Thomas Bannister Allen,   b. 29 Sep 1832, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1833, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Caroline Wooldridge Allen,   b. Jun 1834, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1836, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
     8. Levi Thompson Allen,   b. 3 May 1836, Noxubee County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1924, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     9. William Washington Allen,   b. 12 Sep 1839, Noxubee County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1914, Lampasas County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     10. Mary Frances Allen,   b. 28 Feb 1843, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1900, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     11. Jerusha Caroline Allen,   b. 16 May 1845, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1888, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     12. Augustus L. Allen,   b. 3 Aug 1847, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1859, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
    Documents
    Gooch, Caroline Epperson Derusha (Payne), 1910 Affidavit regarding Thompson Allen Family, Page 1
    Gooch, Caroline Epperson Derusha (Payne), 1910 Affidavit regarding Thompson Allen Family, Page 1
    Caroline Payne Gooch was a stepdaughter of Thompson Allen, and in 1910 she provided this three page affidavit to the Sabine County Clerk. This appears to be a transcript of the original (transcriber unknown) affidavit, which is said to be recorded in the Sabine County records Book, Vol. 6, Page 53.

    Gooch, Caroline Epperson Derusha (Payne), 1910 Affidavit regarding Thompson Allen Family, Page 2
    Gooch, Caroline Epperson Derusha (Payne), 1910 Affidavit regarding Thompson Allen Family, Page 2
    Caroline Payne Gooch was a stepdaughter of Thompson Allen, and in 1910 she provided this three page affidavit to the Sabine County Clerk. This appears to be a transcript of the original (transcriber unknown) affidavit, which is said to be recorded in the Sabine County records Book, Vol. 6, Page 53.

    Gooch, Caroline Epperson Derusha (Payne), 1910 Affidavit regarding Thompson Allen Family, Page 3
    Gooch, Caroline Epperson Derusha (Payne), 1910 Affidavit regarding Thompson Allen Family, Page 3
    Caroline Payne Gooch was a stepdaughter of Thompson Allen, and in 1910 she provided this three page affidavit to the Sabine County Clerk. This appears to be a transcript of the original (transcriber unknown) affidavit, which is said to be recorded in the Sabine County records Book, Vol. 6, Page 53.
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F671  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

    Family 2 Jane Caroline Russell,   b. Abt 1810, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1872  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 1 May 1849  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 8
    • In the Affidavit of Mrs. C. D. Gooch, filed on May 25, 1910 in Sabine County, the affiant stated that "she is well acquainted with the family history of Epps D. Payne and Jane C. Payne husband and wife; that Epps Payne and Jane C. Russell were married December 24, 1828 in Selma, Alabama that there were born to said marriage five children to wit: 1) David Russell Payne born 1833 and died 1853, leaving no children; 2) Margaret Emily Payne born 1835 and married John Pye in 1851 and died in 1864 leaving five children to wit: (Mary Jane C. , Eddaline, Rebecca, Josephine and George Ederhard).  Mary Pye was born in 1852, married Cat Brown about 1873 and is now residing in Collins County, Texas; Jane C. Pye was born Nov. 8, 1854, married Parrish McDonald about 1872 and is now living in Sabine Parish, Louisiana; Eddaline Pye was born in 1856 March 28, and married Bill Smith about 1875, who was killed about a week after marriage leaving no children, she afterward married Buck Brown, who died leaving one child, she afterward married again whose name she does not know and is now residing in Shelby Co., Texas about two miles from Logansport, La.; Rebecca Josephine Pye, was born January 27, 1859 married a man by the name of Tom Smith and now resides in Grayson County, Texas; George Ederhard Pye was born in 1861 and died in Hill County,Texas about 1869. 3) Jane Eliza Payne was born in 1837 and died in 1853 without marrying and leaving no children; 4) J.P. Payne was born in 1839 and died about 1904, that Jack Payne was married to Ann Gooch in 1861 and the following children were born to them: Epps Payne born in 1862 and died in 1866, Willia E. Payne born in 1864 and was killed about 21 years ago without children, Alice Payne was born 1867 and married Bill Singleton and is now residing in Nacogdoches County, Texas; Marry G. (a girl) was born 1873, married a man by the name of Hodge and now resides in Mt. Enterprise, Panola County, Texas; Birdie Payne born 1874 married Alex Nash and now resides in Shelby County, Texas; Lula Marcella Payne born 1877 married Rosie Browning and now resides in Shelby County, Texas; and James P. Payne born 1881 and now resides in Ark. 5) Caroline E.D. Payne (affiant) was born 1849, married P.D. Gooch near Hemphill August 21, 1862 and now resides with him, her husband P.D. Gooch near Hemphill in Sabine County, Texas, that Epps D. Payne (her father) died October 6, 1840 affieant (sic) further states that her mother Jane C. Payne and the above mentioned Thompson Allen married on the first day of May 1849 and that there was born to said marriage only one child, namely Alfred A. Allen, who was born March 3rd, 1850 and died in January 1860. That they lived together as husband and wife until the death of Thompson Allen in December 17, 1870, that her mother Jane C. Payne died September 24, 1872."
    Children 
     1. Alfred A. Allen,   b. 3 Mar 1850, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 9 years)
    Documents
    Gooch, Caroline Epperson Derusha (Payne), 1910 Affidavit regarding Thompson Allen Family, Page 1
    Gooch, Caroline Epperson Derusha (Payne), 1910 Affidavit regarding Thompson Allen Family, Page 1
    Caroline Payne Gooch was a stepdaughter of Thompson Allen, and in 1910 she provided this three page affidavit to the Sabine County Clerk. This appears to be a transcript of the original (transcriber unknown) affidavit, which is said to be recorded in the Sabine County records Book, Vol. 6, Page 53.

    Gooch, Caroline Epperson Derusha (Payne), 1910 Affidavit regarding Thompson Allen Family, Page 2
    Gooch, Caroline Epperson Derusha (Payne), 1910 Affidavit regarding Thompson Allen Family, Page 2
    Caroline Payne Gooch was a stepdaughter of Thompson Allen, and in 1910 she provided this three page affidavit to the Sabine County Clerk. This appears to be a transcript of the original (transcriber unknown) affidavit, which is said to be recorded in the Sabine County records Book, Vol. 6, Page 53.

    Gooch, Caroline Epperson Derusha (Payne), 1910 Affidavit regarding Thompson Allen Family, Page 3
    Gooch, Caroline Epperson Derusha (Payne), 1910 Affidavit regarding Thompson Allen Family, Page 3
    Caroline Payne Gooch was a stepdaughter of Thompson Allen, and in 1910 she provided this three page affidavit to the Sabine County Clerk. This appears to be a transcript of the original (transcriber unknown) affidavit, which is said to be recorded in the Sabine County records Book, Vol. 6, Page 53.
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2011 
    Family ID F673  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Dec 1802 - Abbeville County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Feb 1821 - South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 May 1849 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Dec 1870 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    Allen, Thompson, 1858 Sabine County Texas Land Scrip, Page 1
    Allen, Thompson, 1858 Sabine County Texas Land Scrip, Page 1
    Jacket of Land Scrip No. 636, for 170 acres purchased for the sum of $85 from the Mississippi and Pacific Railroad Preserve on 26 Aug 1856 and issued by the Texas General Land Office on December 19, 1857; filed January 20, 1858
    Allen, Thompson, 1858 Sabine County Texas Land Scrip, Page 2
    Allen, Thompson, 1858 Sabine County Texas Land Scrip, Page 2
    Land Scrip No. 636, for 170 acres purchased for the sum of $85 from the Mississippi and Pacific Railroad Preserve on 26 Aug 1856 and issued by the Texas General Land Office on December 19, 1857; filed January 20, 1858
    Allen, Thompson, 1869 Sabine Scrip Land No. 636, Resurvey of 170 acres of land, Page 1, Jacket
    Allen, Thompson, 1869 Sabine Scrip Land No. 636, Resurvey of 170 acres of land, Page 1, Jacket
    A resurvey of 170 acres of land made for Thompson Allen, situated in Sabine County about 6 miles N. 35 W from the Town of Milam made by virtue of Land Scrip No. 636
    Allen, Thompson, 1869 Sabine Scrip Land No. 636, Resurvey of 170 acres of land, Page 2
    Allen, Thompson, 1869 Sabine Scrip Land No. 636, Resurvey of 170 acres of land, Page 2
    A resurvey of 170 acres of land made for Thompson Allen, situated in Sabine County about 6 miles N. 35 W from the Town of Milam made by virtue of Land Scrip No. 636
    Allen, Thompson, 1869 Sabine Scrip Land No. 636, Resurvey of 170 acres of land, Page 3
    Allen, Thompson, 1869 Sabine Scrip Land No. 636, Resurvey of 170 acres of land, Page 3
    A resurvey of 170 acres of land made for Thompson Allen, situated in Sabine County about 6 miles N. 35 W from the Town of Milam made by virtue of Land Scrip No. 636
    Strong, Melinda (McLemore) ca 1996, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Membership
    Strong, Melinda (McLemore) ca 1996, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Membership
    Certificate of Membership in the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, based on Melinda's lineal descent from Thompson Allen

  • Sources 
    1. [S349] Schluter & Toole, "1850 Sabine County, Texas Census with Added Family Information and Corrections" c. 1979.

    2. [S565] DAR Application for Membership, National Number 394711 (Eva Mae Halbert Hackney).

    3. [S250] Ancestral File, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints [database online], (Ancestral File (found at www.familysearch.org) is a collection of genealogical information taken from Pedigree Charts and Family Group Records submitted to the Family History Department since 1978. The information has not been verified against any official records. Since the information in Ancestral File is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the file to verify its accuracy.), AFN: MS02-MT (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1062] Tirado, Kate Allen (1873-1964) "Dates and Descrpitons ALLEN FAMILY" Four page typescript.

    5. [S1084] Austin, Jeanette Holland GEORGIA BIBLE RECORDS (Clearfield Publishing Company, Inc by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore, MD 1998, 2000, 2002, and is available on Google Books), pp 163-164 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S250] Ancestral File, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints [database online], (Ancestral File (found at www.familysearch.org) is a collection of genealogical information taken from Pedigree Charts and Family Group Records submitted to the Family History Department since 1978. The information has not been verified against any official records. Since the information in Ancestral File is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the file to verify its accuracy.).

    7. [S340] Sabine County, Texas Affidavit of Mrs. C. D. Gooch re: Thompson Allen Family, (Vol 6, Page 53, 25 May 1910).

    8. [S434] Toole, Blanche "Sabine County Marriages 1875-1900 1900-1910 Prior to 1875" c. 1983.