Spouses and Marriage dates where known
17 Sep 1850
25 Sep 1851
b. 27 Jun 1852
b. 30 Jun 1854
d. 30 Jun 1854
1850 Census (TN)
Baugh, Van Allen 32
Wm C 8
Mary F 5
Nancy Cabler (mother of Minerva)
William C and Mary F were children of Minerva's sister, Julia Ann Cabler Myers who died in 1849. Minerva raised the children; their father was Samuel Myers.
1860 Census (TN)
Baugh, Van Allen 42
Margaret Myer 15
Henry C 13
Nancy Cabler 61 (mother of Minerva)
Will of Van Allen Baugh
Del Palmer, writing in Baugh Station, says Van Allen was born in the Nashville, TN area in 1817. After he married, he returned to the Nashville, TN area where reports say he became quite wealthy.
Jeff provided updated information on Van Allen and Minerva. He is related to Minerva.
Jean Brown visited the Tennessee State Archives and found very useful information about Van Allen and his family.