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George Allen

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Houston, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 45' 21.926124", -95° 22' 46.45272"
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     (April 12, 1812 - June 5, 1854) Texas War for Independence soldier; served also in Somervell Expedition against aggressors in . Born in New York state. Came to Texas in 1830s. Settled 1838 in Houston, to help his brothers, Augustus C. and John Kirby Allen, establish city. George Allen in 1839 became first committeeman appointed to make improvements in shipping artery, Buffalo Bayou. He married Harriet E. Fenley of Nacogdoches; they had 3 sons.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

George Allen Historical Marker Location Map, Houston, Texas