Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Charlotte Marie Baldwin Allen
(July 14, 1805 - August 3, 1895)
After the death of her brother-in-law, John Kirby Allen, in 1838, Charlotte became a participating member in the extensive business dealings of the Allen and Baldwin families. She became involved in all aspects of business, from registering her own cattle brand in 1838 and directing the construction of a slaughterhouse to process the beef, to negotiating numerous real estate and development projects. After the Civil War, Allen continued as an accomplished businesswomen, overseeing the sale of numerous properties. She donated various plots, including
Erected 2009 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15715.)
Location. 29° 45.887′ N, 95° 23.228′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Charlotte Allen is buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Section E-2, Lot 016. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2525 Washington Avenue, Houston TX 77007, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edwin Fairfax Gray (a few steps from this marker); Archibald Wynns (a few steps from this marker); Gustav August Forsgard (a few steps from this marker); Irvin Capers Lord (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Colonel B.F. Terry (about 500 feet away); Ellis Benson (about 500 feet away); Darius Gregg (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
Also see . . . Allen, Charlotte Marie Baldwin - The Handbook of Texas Online. (Submitted on September 5, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.)
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