Doddridge County Roots

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Marshall ALLEN

Male 1825 - 1881  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name Marshall ALLEN 
    Born CA 1825  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Co H, 4th W.Va. Cav, and Co M & O, 6th W.Va. Inf, Civil War  [1, 2
    • Marshall Allen joined for duty and enrolled for 3 years, 31 Aug 1861, West Union, Doddridge County. Mustered-in as Private, Co. M, 6th Va. Infantry, 16 Nov 1861, West Union. Discharged, being promoted to 2nd Lieut Co. H, 4th W.Va. Infantry, 28 Aug 1863, Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia. Promoted to 2nd Lieut Co. H, 4th W.Va. Infantry, 29 Aug 1863. Mar/Apr 1863, company muster roll, at West Union, Va guarding company property. Mustered-in as Private in Co. M, 6th W.Va. Infantry, 29 Aug 1864, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia, 6'1", blue eyes, dark hair, and dark complexion. Substitute for Joseph Cheuvront before the draft. Company muster-out Co. M, 6th W.Va. Infantry, 1 Dec 1864, Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia. Transferred to Co. O, 6th W.Va. Infantry, 26 Dec 1864, by virtue of Special Order #72 to consolidate companies M and O. Sick in US Gen Hosp in Grafton since Apr 23 with conjunctivitis, 23 Apr 1865, on Mar/Apr 1865 Company Muster Roll. Mustered-out by telegraph instruction from the War Department, 3 May 1865, US General Hospital, Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia.

      NOTE: As of February 2017, the Civil War medal issued for Marshall Allen had never been claimed and was in storage at the West Virginia State Archives in Charleston.
      http://www.wvculture.org/history/archives/civilwarmedals/medals.html.
    Died 24 Aug 1881  McElroy District, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: heart disease 
    Person ID I102272  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2017 

    Father Israel Joshua ALLEN,   b. CA 1792, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1853, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Rachel J. WHITEMAN 
    Married Apr 1817  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F43350  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth GEORGE,   b. CA 1826,   d. 13 Dec 1910  (Age ~ 84 years)  [4
    Marriage Bond 12 Sep 1842  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Married 22 Sep 1842  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. William Jasper ALLEN,   b. Jul 1843, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Stephen G. ALLEN,   b. CA 1845
     3. Francis Marion ALLEN,   b. Apr 1848, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1911  (Age ~ 62 years)
     4. Sarah A. ALLEN,   b. CA 1850
     5. Jesse H. ALLEN,   b. CA 1852
     6. Henry A. Wise ALLEN,   b. Apr 1855, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Ella D. ALLEN,   b. CA 1857
     8. H. E. ALLEN,   b. CA 1859,   d. Bef Jul 1870  (Age ~ 11 years)
     9. John Carle ALLEN,   b. 18 May 1863, Center Point, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F42599  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret E. RILEY,   b. CA 1836, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 29 Jun 1872  Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F47307  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Jun 1872 - Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
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  • Sources 
    1. [S37] Historical Military Records, (www.fold3.com).

    2. [S2588] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    3. [S2294] Tyler County Death Records, Middlebourne, WV.

    4. [S1567] Marriage record of son.

    5. [S2293] Tyler County Marriage Records, Middlebourne, WV.

    6. [S2050] Wood County Marriage Records, Parkersburg, WV, MR p. 56, Line 92 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=10743471&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Marshall Allen, widowed, 47, b. Harrison Co, res. Wood Co, son of Israel & Rachel Allen, farmer; and Margaret E. Riley, widowed, 36, b. in Virginia, res. Wood Co, dau of John & Huldah Riley. Married Jun 29 1872 in Parkersburg.
      (NOTE: Unless there was an intervening marriage, husband's marital status is incorrect. His Civil War records show that his first wife, Elizabeth George, was still living at the time of his 1881 death and filed a claim for a widow's pension.)