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Name:George Hunt Allen
Affiliation:Class of 1873
Biography & Genealogy:George Hunt Allen, Class of 1873: Genealogy: Born- Mar. 1, 1853 in Buckingham, Co. Father- Sam Allen; Mother- Sarah Harris. Pat. Grandfather- George Hunt Allen; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth G. Steager. Mat. Grandfather- James Harris; Mat. Grandmother- Margaret Woods. Married- Mollie Edmonds on Feb. 11, 1880. Children- 1- Clayton Edmon Allen, who married Lydia Kimbrough; 2- Margaret Allen, who married Dr. Earl Dean Howard; 3- John Wickham Allen; 4- Lillie Allen; 5- George Hunt Allen, Jr. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug 28, 1869; Dropped from rolls Sept. 15, 1870. Moved out west in Fall of 1870 for health reasons. Careers: Prospector; Farmer; Railroad worker. Was injured on the job when two trains collided and retired after that. Died- Mar. 27, 1921
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