Toccopola in Pontotoc County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Thomas Love and Third Wife
A Chickasaw Indian
Col. John L. Allen
17?? — 1837
Noted for her role in the
establishment of property rights
of married women in the
Erected 1954 by Mothers Study Club.
Location. 34° 15.403′ N, 89° 14.152′ W. Marker is in Toccopola, Mississippi, in Pontotoc County. Marker is at the intersection of Toccopola Junction Road (County Road 843) and Toccopola Road (Route 334), on the right when traveling south on Toccopola Junction Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Toccopola Junction Road, Toccopola MS 38874, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Betty Allen (approx. 2.8 miles away).
Regarding Betty Allen. Thomas Love's third wife was Sally Colbert, a Chickasaw Indian. Betty Love Allen died in 1837, the year of the trial, and was buried in an Indian burying ground outside Toccopola. Later the area was a cow pasture
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Betty Allen. (Submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Betty Allen and the Gift of Toney: Their Role in the Modern Rights of Married Women. (Submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.