ALLEN (VETERAN 1812), WILLIAM - Cross County, Arkansas | WILLIAM ALLEN (VETERAN 1812) - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

William ALLEN (VETERAN 1812)

Allen (aka Allen/Graham) Cemetery
Cross County,

War of 1812
June 16, 1790 - September 29, 1846

William Allen (1790-c1850). Son of William Allen and Keziah Anders. William migrated to Mexican Texas in the late 1820's. When the Texas Revolution began and Samuel Houston mustered an army at San Antonio de Béxar, Captain James Chessher, the long-time ferryman over Pine Island Bayou, mustered a company of Jefferson and Jasper County volunteers, including William and several if his brothers and joined Sam Houston's forces at Bexar. In August 1836 he was a 2nd Lt. in Captain John Byrd's company. William later served in Captain John Hart's Company, the Fannin County Mounted Gunmen, 2nd Regiment, 4th Brigade, Texas Militia in 1838.

Contributed on 7/26/14 by hawkinsdonna
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Submitted: 7/26/14 • Approved: 7/26/14 • Last Updated: 7/29/14 • R1026010-G0-S3

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