Wesley ALLEN Mini tree diagram
Mary Elizabeth BOWEN

Mary Elizabeth BOWEN2,1

9th Feb 18431 - 24th Feb 19151

Life History

9th Feb 1843

Born in Alabama.1

12th Apr 1860

Married Wesley ALLEN in Russell County, Alabama.2,1

9th Apr 1881

Death of Wesley ALLEN in Lamar, Johnson, Arkansas.1

24th Feb 1915

Died in Clarksville, Johnson, Arkansas.1

after 24th Feb 1915

Buried in East Mount Zion Cemetery, Johnson County, Arkansas.1


  • Alabama, County Marriage Records, 1805-1967
    Wesley Allen
    Mary E Boren
    Affidavit of permission signed 7 April 1860 by Mrs Louisa Boren with Her Mark
    Marriage bond for $200 signed 9 April 1860 by Wesley Allen and John Gallops
    License issued 9 April 1860
    Marriage 12 Apr 1860 Russell, Alabama, USA
    Ceremony performed by L B Porter, ordained Minister of the Gospel

    Her memorial on Find a Grave has her maiden name as Bowen.  In this historical period there is a general confusion between Bowen and Boren in the records for this surname.

    Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie” Bowen Blackford
    BIRTH 9 Feb 1843 Alabama, USA
    DEATH 24 Feb 1915 (aged 72) Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas, USA
    BURIAL East Mount Zion Cemetery, Johnson County, Arkansas
    Wife of (1) Wesley Allen, they were married on April 12, 1860, in Russell County, Alabama
    Mother of John Wesley Allen
    Wife of (2) William C Blackford, they were married on December 17, 1885 in Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas
    Daughter of William Bowen and Louisa A "Lucinda" Haws
    Mother Louisa Haws Bowen 1821-1888
    Wesley Allen 1833-1881 (m. 1860)
    William Carl Blackford 1831-1905 (m. 1885)
    Son John Wesley Allen 1861-1936
    Gravesite Details: No Dates
    Maintained by Debbie, Originally Created by Bea Smith Daniel 20 Sep 2008
    --  Find A Grave Memorial 29941955, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/29941955/mary-elizabeth-blackford

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