Marcus Lafayette Allen




Marcus Lafayette Allen was born January 12, 1861, in the State of Texas (per his death certificate).  Marcus died on August 14, 1951.  He is buried in Franklin Cemetery with his second wife, Elizabeth Bowling. Marcus was also known as Trouble Allen.

Marcus married first to Kate Keyes, daughter of Mr and Mrs E W Keyes, of Reeves Station, Gordon County, GA. They were married on October 7, 1888,  at the residence of  D. B. Clark in Reeves Station.

There were no children born into this marriage.   Kate was born abt 1869  and died December 20, 1905 from consumption.  The obituary I found states her brother Sam Keyes died the day she was buried. 


Marcus Lafayette Allen married his second wife Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bowling abt 1906 or 1907. 

Elizabeth was the daughter of W.T. and Dovie Ann Woods Bowling.   Lizzie was born August 22, 1887 in Bartow, Co., GA. She died on December 14, 1956 in Bartow Co., GA and is buried at Franklin Cemetery in Calhoun, GA.

Name Birth Death Notes
Ruby G. Allen  1908  1941 Ruby married Paul Brown.  They are buried at Fain Cemetery in Calhoun.   
Annie Ruth Allen April 10, 1910 
Annie married Harvey Crawford.
Addie Irene Allen October 3, 1911 July 22, 1999 Irene married Carter Mullinax on December 31, 1927.  They had 4 children.  Carter and Irene are buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cartersville.
Marcus Lafayette Allen Jr. June 11, 1913 September, 1977 Marcus was married to Minnie Lee Tate. He is buried in Franklin Cemetery in Calhoun.
Mary Elizabeth Allen   March 6, 1919 3/2004 Married  1st  Walton Marcus Ferguson
Married 2nd  Roy Richard Walraven 
Married 3rd  Joel Edwin Ferguson.         
Rossie Lou Allen August 1, 1917   August 15, 1996  Rossie married Mr. Pass.