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Jerusha Caroline Allen

Female 1845 - 1888  (43 years)


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  • Name Jerusha Caroline Allen  [1, 2, 3
    Born 16 May 1845  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Jul 1888  Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Notes 
    • Enrolled in the District 10 School in Sabine County in 1854. Sharon Speights Varney quotes Virgie Collier Speights as writing that when Jerusha changed religions, joining the Campbellites (forerunner of the Church of Christ), whe was denounced by family and friends as "a heathen" and "no longer a Christian."
    Person ID I945  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Thompson Allen,   b. 22 Dec 1802, Abbeville County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1870, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother 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, 5
    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.
    Family ID F671  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

    Family Green William Speights,   b. 11 Jul 1839, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1922, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Nov 1865  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Children 
     1. Lola B. Speights,   b. Abt 1868, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Susan "Sudie" Benina Speights,   b. 25 Jun 1870, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1938, Chireno, Nacogdoches County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Lillie A. Speights,   b. 1873, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John C. Speights,   b. 5 Apr 1875, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1962, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Della M. Speights,   b. 1878, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Levy H. Speights,   b. Abt 1882,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Alvy V. Speights,   b. Abt 1885,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F686  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 May 1845 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Nov 1865 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jul 1888 - Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S340] Sabine County, Texas Affidavit of Mrs. C. D. Gooch re: Thompson Allen Family, (Vol 6, Page 53, 25 May 1910).

    2. [S464] White, Gifford TEXAS SCHOLASTICS 1854-1855 Copied from the Originals in the Archives Division of the Texas State Library.

    3. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 89498331 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S435] Toole, Blanche Finley--Sabine County Genealogical Society, Various Correspondence.

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

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