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Mary H. Allen
Date: 1866 - 1924
Mary H. Allen
Remarks: She was the daughter of Confederate General and Mrs. Robert Houstoun Anderson of Savannah, GA. She was a direct descendant of Sir Patrick Houstoun (1698-1762), one of the founders of Savannah. mrs. Allen's first husband was William Allen, a NY lawyer, who died in 1917. She was the author of the widely read, "The Love Letters of a Liar," published in 1901. On June 30, 1919 she was married to Louis A. Van Gaertner