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James K. Allen
Full Name: James K. Allen
Date of birth: 1814
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 43 Nov 2, 1863 - Oct 16, 1864 10th (1)     Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant

(1) James K. Allen did not attend 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • J.H. Allen, District 43, Tarrant. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • James K. Allen, "the senior pioneer ancestor of the Allen family" in Tarrant County, married Sallie M. Terry in Todd County, Kentucky, and had four children: William Terry, Mary Ann or "Mollie," James K. III, and Sarah Katherine or "Katie." James K. Allen (Sr.) and family came to Tarrant County in 1854. "Allen Family Among First Tarrant Settlers: Group Part of Kentuckians to Arrive Here 1854," photo of James K. Allen, Sr., 10/17/1926, p. 3. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Other Resources
  • James K. Allen, marriage to Sally M. Terry, 7/12/1837 in Todd County, Kentucky.
    Census of 1850 - James K. Allen, District No. 2, Todd County, Kentucky, age 36, born circa 1814 in Kentucky, farmer, living in household with Sarah N. Allen (age 36, born circa 1814 in Kentucky), children William T., Mary A., and James K. Allen.
    James K. Allen and Sallie Terry, parents of Mollie Allen King, birth date 5/17/1844 in Kentucky, death date 10/6/1928 in Fort Worth, Texas. FamilySearch. 1850 Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954 Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
  • Mentioned; "Another group of wagons with ten families arrived in 1854. Included in their group was James K. Allen, Sr. with his wife and three children and his brother-in-law Stephen Terry and his family. They settled on a tract of land that Rowland had given up. J.K. Allen, Sr. later became a County Commissioner and a State Representative." Pioneers of White Settlement, Texas.
  • Committee Informationtop
    10th R.S. - 1863
    Private Land Claims  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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