George Allen

George Allen (HM2EB8)

Location: Houston, TX 77019 Harris County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 45.465', W 95° 22.76'

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(April 12, 1812 - June 5, 1854)

Texas War for Independence soldier; served also in Somervell Expedition against aggressors in Republic of Texas.

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.
Recorded - 1973
HM NumberHM2EB8
Year Placed1973
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 269929 N 3294314
Decimal Degrees29.75775000, -95.37933333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 45.465', W 95° 22.76'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 45' 27.9" N, 95° 22' 45.6" W
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Area Code(s)713, 281, 832
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 913 Nash St, Houston TX 77019, US
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