Person:Hugh Allen (9)

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Capt. Hugh Allen
d.BET 13 APR AND JUN 1816 Botetourt County, Virginia
m. Bef. 1740
  1. Rebecca Allen1740 - ABT 1830
  2. Mary Allen1741 - 1807
  3. Martha Allen1743 - AFT 1791
  4. Capt. Hugh Allen1745 - BET 1816
  5. Robert Allen1748 - AFT 1791
  6. Moses Allen1750 - 1812
  7. Elizabeth Allen1750 - AFT 1791
  8. Sally Allen1753 - AFT 1791
  9. John Allen1759 - 1828
m. 06 November 1765
  1. Rebecca AllenAFT 1765 -
  2. Malcolm AllenAFT 1765 -
  3. William AllenAFT 1769 -
  4. John AllenABT 1771 -
  5. Thomas Allen1772 - 1831
  6. James AllenAFT 1773 -
  7. Betsy AllenBEF 1775 -
  8. Patsy AllenBET 1775 AND 1795 -
  9. Anne AllenBef 1778 -
  10. Matilda AllenAFT 1777 -
  11. Moses AllenAFT 1777 -
  12. Polly AllenAFT 1779 -
  13. Jane 'Jenny' AllenABT 1781 -
  14. Robert AllenAFT 1781 -
Facts and Events
Name Capt. Hugh Allen
Gender Male
Birth? 4 September 1745 Prince Edward County, Virginia
Marriage 06 November 1765 Virginiato Anne 'Anna' Hobson
Death? BET 13 APR AND JUN 1816 Botetourt County, Virginia

Will Extract of Hugh Allen

  • Allen, Hugh - Probated June 1776 (s/b June 1816*). Names wife, Anna and children: Anne Moore, Jeny Comton, Malcolm, Thomas, William, John, James, Betsy Miller, Matilda, Polly, Robert, Patsy, Rebecca and Moses. [Source: Early Marriages, Wills and some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt County, Virginia, Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell].

- this date is a transcription error. The children listed exactly match the children of Hugh Allen whose will was probated in 1816, including his three married daughters, whose marriages took place between 1796-1811.


Information on Hugh Allen

4. CAPT. HUGH ALLEN (MALCOM1) was born September 04, 1745 in Prince Edward Co, VA. and died Bet. April 13 - June, 1816 in Botetourt Co., VA. He married ANNA, abt. 1765.

Notes for CAPT. HUGH ALLEN: Hugh Allen born 4 Sept. 1745, Prince Edward Co, VA. Source: Allen Family Bible, VaStLib.

Notes for ANNA*:

She married (2) WILLIAM CROSS April 19, 1820. Married 1820 BOTETOURT CO., VA. 19 April 1820 William Cross & Ann Allen, widow of Hugh Allen. Source: Worrell's Early Marriages, Wills etc.

I have yet to find the names of Anna’s parents, some researchers site her name as Hunter but offer no proof or sources for the name. I found one researcher who said her father was Daniel Hunter again with no sources listed.


Children of HUGH ALLEN and ANNA are:
i. REBECCA ALLEN
ii. MALCOLM ALLEN, b. Aft. 1765
iii. THOMAS ALLEN, b. Aft. 1767, Augusta Co. or Botetourt Co., VA.
iv. WILLIAM ALLEN, b. Aft. 1769.
v. JOHN ALLEN, b. Abt. 1771
vi. JAMES ALLEN, b. Aft. 1773.
vii. BETSY ALLEN, b. Bef. 1775; m. JOSEPH MILLER, February 17, 1796.
viii. PATSY ALLEN, b. Bet. 1775 - 1795; m. PILE.
ix. MATILDA ALLEN, b. Aft. 1777.
x. MOSES ALLEN, b. Aft. 1777.
xi. POLLY ALLEN, b. Aft. 1779.-
xii. JANE ALLEN, b. Abt. 1781; m. WILLIAM COMTON, October 21, 1811.

Notes for JANE ALLEN: Marriage: 21 Oct. 1811: William Compton & Jane Allen, daughter of Hugh Allen. Sources: Botetourt Co. Ministers' Returns, VaStLib, microfilm 139; William Compton & Jane Allen, by John Helms; Worrell's Early Marriages, Will

xiii. ROBERT ALLEN, b. Aft. 1781.
xiv. ANNE ALLEN, b. Abt. 1782

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