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[History of the Allen Family]

Description: Handwritten history of the Allen family, starting with their departure with William Penn from Deal, England in September 1682, to the marriage of Ben and Bell Allen in Coryell County, Texas, to the birth of their son, John Wylie Allen in Bell County, Texas in 1857.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text

[Postcard to Mrs. Henry Sleur - October 7, 1954]

Description: Postcard written to Mrs. Henry Sleur in Belton, Texas. The letter says "Dear Bessie- Will you give me your mother's numbers as a D.A.R. Was she listed as one, in Austin? I was told to write to Washington for the D.A.R. lineage as I want to trace it beyond 1776. Thank you. Odetta."
Date: October 7, 1954
Item Type: Postcard

[Obituary of Martha M. Allen]

Description: Obituary for Martha M. Allen, formerly Martha Scott. Included in the obituary is a brief overview of her life, surviving family members, and funeral arrangements.
Date: January 1921
Item Type: Clipping

[Bell County Ex Confederate Association Ledger]

Description: A ledger that chronicles Confederate veterans who settled in Bell County, Texas, after the Civil War. The ledger lists members by the state they enlisted in, and often includes notes on where a particular person fought, and may note a date of death.
Date: 1888
Creator: Bell County Ex Confederate Association
Item Type: Book