James Martin Allred

14 February 1839–28 July 1918 (Age 79)
Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of James Martin

When James Martin Allred was born on 14 February 1839, in Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, United States, his father, Isaac Allred, was 25 and his mother, Julia Ann Taylor, was 23. He married Mary Frances Vance on 27 March 1860, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 28 July 1918, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fairview Upper Cemetery, Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Martin Allred
Christiana Gustave Andersen
Marriage: 28 March 1868
Mary Elizabeth Allred
James Christopher Allred
Annie Minerva Allred
John Frank Allred
Emanuel Andreas Allred
Lewis Allred
Iduma Allred
Junius Sidney Allred
Lee Grande Allred
Frederick Homer Allred
Dorcas Amelia Allred

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 March 1868Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 2
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Aldred 1.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Ernest Rudolphus Allred

    I was born in Fairview, SanPete, Utah on the 24th of October 1878. My parents were James Martin Allred and Mary Frances Vance. I attended the public school till 17 years of age. I started shearing sh …

    Sources (74)

    • James Martin Allred in entry for John Frank Allred, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • James M. Allred, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Isaac Allred in entry for Fred H Allred and Winona Bosh, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1962"

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