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Matthew Tolbert Allen (1829 - 1862)

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Matthew Tolbert Allen
Born in Irwin, Georgia, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 4 Jan 1853 in Henry, Alabamamap
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Died in Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 9 Aug 2018 | Created 19 Jun 2016
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Son of Henry & Easter Wells

Married Frances Mourning Blackshear 4 Jan 1853 Henry, AL - parents of Sarah, William, Easter Malissa, James David & Martha Ella

Civil War Soldier Pvt, Co A, 6th Regiment, AL Infantry, CSA - Killed at the Battle of Seven Pines, also known as Battle of Fair Oaks in Richmond, VA (this was one of the bloodiest battles of the war and involved 84,000 troops). Matthew was shot in the stomach and died on the battlefield. His body was buried at the Seven Pines Battlefield. His youngest child was born after he died and his wife died two years later.


  • AL Homestead & Cash Entry Patents
  • AL Marriage
  • US General Land Office Records
  • US Civil War Soldiers 1861-1865
  • Findagrave # 143537612
  • AL Dept of Archives & History

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