Facts and Events
James Allen was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Advisory on James Allen
There is another contemporary James Allen in early Augusta County, born about the same time that could be confused with this James Allen. The other James Allen, son of early settler William Allen, married Margaret Anderson.
Will of James Allen
- Page 422.--28th April, 1788. James Allen's will (Sr.), farmer--To children of daughter, Rachel Thomson, 5 shillings each; to daughter, Margaret Bell, 5 shillings; to daughter, Agnes Shields, 6 shillings to son, William Bell, 5 shillings; to daughter, Rebecca McClure, 5 shillings; to daughter, Elizabeth McNair, 5 shillings; to daughter, Mary Allen, 5 shillings; to son, Francis Allen, 50; to son, James, home plantation. Executors, wife Mary, son-in-law David McNaire, son James. Teste: Wm. Wilson, James Allen, John Hartsook, Wm. Baker. Codicil, 24th March, 1789. Teste: Wm. Wilson, John Hartsook, Wm. Baker. Proved, 18th October, 1791, by Hartsook and Baker.
Records of James Allen in Augusta County, VA
- Page 162.--2d January, 1756. John Hogshead's will--Son, James; son, John, the bark house and tan yard and 2 acres of meadow joining Robert Gilkeson's line; son, David; son, Michael; daughter, Rebecca Hogshead; to grandson, Wm. Allen. Executors, David and Michael Hogshead. Teste: James Bell, John Archer, James Allen. Proved, November, 1756, by Allen and Bell. Both executors qualify with James Allen and Wm. Hind. (Note: John Hogshead was the father-in-law of James Allen).
- Page 396.--18th May, 1768. James Hogshead and Elizabeth ( ) to John Hogshead, Jr., 20 shillings. 45 acres on Moffet's branch being part of his father's tract of 400 acres bearing date 1st June, 17.46,; corner said John's line. Delivered: George Moffett, Michael Hogshead, James Allen. Delivered: James Hogshead, 25th July, 1770.
Information on James Allen
Family Group Record FamilySearch® Ancestral File™ v4.19
- Husband's Name
- James ALLEN (AFN:KW88-1J)
- Born: < 1724 Place: <Pennsylvania>
- Wife's Name
- Mollie HOGSHEAD (AFN:KW88-2P)
- Born: Abt 1728 Place: Pennsylvania (Note: Mary was born earlier, perhaps abt. 1721).
- Died: Place: Augusta Co., Virginia
- Buried: Place: Old Aug. Ch. Cem, Augusta Co., Virginia
- Father: John HOGSHEAD (AFN:KW7P-VJ)
- Mother: Nancy WALLACE (AFN:KW7P-WP)
- 1. Sex Name
- M James ALLEN (AFN:KW88-57)
- Born: < 1754 Place: <Pennsylvania>
- 2. Sex Name
- F Nancy ALLEN (AFN:KW88-6D)
- Born: < 1756 Place: <Pennsylvania>
- 3. Sex Name
- F Polly ALLEN (AFN:KW88-8Q)
- Born: < 1760 Place: <Pennsylvania>
- 4. Sex Name
- F Betsy ALLEN (AFN:KW88-9W)
- Born: < 1762 Place: <Pennsylvania>
- 5. Sex Name
- F Rebecca ALLEN (AFN:KW88-7K)
- Born: < 1758 Place: <Pennsylvania>
- 6. Sex Name
- M William ALLEN (AFN:KW88-3V)
- Born: < 1750 Place: <Pennsylvania>
- 7. Sex Name
- M Francis ALLEN (AFN:KW88-42)
- Born: < 1752 Place: <Pennsylvania>
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