Tombstone Tuesday: Solomon Allen's Grave
May 4, 1824--May 10, 1926
"Died May 5, 1926
Age 100 Yrs
He followed virtue
As his truest guide.
Lived as a Christian
As a Christian Died"
Solomon's connection to me is through his daughter Chloe Ann Allen who was married to my 2nd great grand uncle Alfred Mitchell. Alfred Mitchell was the brother to my 2nd great grandmother Rosa Mitchell Jones. Solomon Allen's grave is located in the old African American Cemetery behind Mt Olive AME Zion Church in Riverdale, Craven, NC.
Solomon's death certificate provides a different date for his death.
Image courtesy of Ancestry.com
Looks like my 2nd great grand uncle was the informant.