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Wednesday, October 08, 2014

1838 :: Death of Samuel Tabor Allen



On this date in our family history . . . the 8th day of October . . . in the year 1838 . . . in the Republic of Texas . . . Mahala Lee Sharp nee Roberts is twenty-one years of age when her brother-in-law, Samuel Tabor Allen, is killed in Navarro County during The Surveyor's Fight (aka Battle Creek Fight) . . . at the time of his untimely death, Sam was married to Mahala's older sister, Matilda (1808-1879) . . . Sam was an early citizen of Viesca (later Milam County), and is mentioned in the pages of Texas history at tshaonline.org . . .


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