BURNT CORN, ALABAMA
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Allen McCarter

Allen McCarter is the son of Fannie Lee. Allen and his mother who were slaves was purchaed by Enoch Salter of Green Street in the Burnt Corn, Alabama. It is reported that Allen was purchased for $200.00 as a young child. It has been passed down that when Fannie return from working each day she would find Allen hiding under the house to escape abuse from his slave master. Allen eventually have a son of his own and named him Joe. Joe was known as the "Bird Man" because he send Turkeys and other birds to sitting Presidents. Allen sister was Nellie Lee.


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