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Male Benjamin J. Allen Click to view Benjamin J. Allen in the family tree

Benjamin J. was born in 1822 in Louisiana.1   Benjamin J.'s father was Martin C. Allen and his mother was Elizabeth Vice.  His paternal grandparents were John Benjamin Allen and Sarah Jane Sommers; his maternal grandfather was Nathaniel Vice and his maternal grandmother is Jermimah Unknown. He had three brothers and six sisters, named Miles Norton, James Bud, Martin Jackson, Anna C., Mary G., Elizabeth, Nancy, Sarah Ann and Carolina Eliza Matilda Cook.  He was the second youngest of the ten children.  He died at the age of 69 on October 19th, 1891 in Hutto, Williamson, TX, USA.  He was buried in Tombstone statememt, "Was one of the old Texas Veterans".1 1 

Benjamin J.'s first family with Martha McNutt

‌Benjamin J. and Martha were married in a religious ceremony on November 10th, 1843 in Austin Co., Texas.1   They had four sons and a daughter, named Martin Robert, William Brice, T. Horton, Benjamin Patterson and Annie Caroline.

Benjamin J.'s second family with Mary Ann Dial

‌Benjamin J. and Mary Ann were married in a religious ceremony on October 16th, 1855 in Williamson Co. Texas.1   They had three sons and two daughters, named James B., Joseph B., J. Miles, Nancy Jane and Frances Catherine.

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Further sources/citations:
1880 United States Federal Census, 1850 United States Federal Census

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