The ALLEN Family History Pages

Gustavus Watts ALLEN, Sr.

December 2, 1840 - March 1, 1901

McKinney, Collin County, Texas

G. W. (Gus) Allen, aged 60, died Friday morning in this city of pneumonia. The deceased was a gallant ex-Confederate, having fought at Shiloh and other notable battles. He was a native of Tennessee but for the past fourteen years has lived in and around McKinney where he was held in high esteem. His remains were laid to rest Saturday in Pecan Grove Cemetery. Several grown children survive.

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