Person:Benjamin Allen (37)

Benjamin Allen
b.ABT 1690 Massachusetts
d.BEF 19 FEB 1746/47 Augusta County, Virginia
m. BEF 1680
  1. Sarah AllenBET 1680 AND 1690 -
  2. Tristam AllenBET 1680 AND 1685 -
  3. Ralph AllenABT 1685 - AFT 1747
  4. Reuben AllenEst 1690-1700 - bef 1741
  5. Hannah AllenBET 1690 AND 1699 -
  6. Benjamin AllenABT 1690 - BEF 1746/47
  7. Daniel AllenBet 1690 and 1699 - Bef 1747
Facts and Events
Name Benjamin Allen
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1690 Massachusetts
Death? BEF 19 FEB 1746/47 Augusta County, Virginia

Benjamin Allen was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Estate Records of Benjamin Allen

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:

  • Page 22.--19th February, 1746-7. Reuben Allen qualifies administrator of Benj. Allen, with sureties Wm. White, Thomas Moore. (Note: Reuben Allen was the nephew of Benjamin Allen).
  • Page 74.--8th March, 1747. Benj. Allen's appraisement by John Ruddle, Sr., Daniel Holman, Wm. James, John Ruddle, Jr.

Records of Benjamin Allen in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - February 11, 1745. - (8) Daniel Holdman and Saml. Wilkins--same from Benj. Allen's mill to North River.
  • Page 15.-- 10th February, 1745-6. James Givvons (order book says James Givens) to Hugh Ross, £10 Pennsylvania money, 170 acres on west side Cathey's River called Walker's Run, Benjamin Allen's road. Acknowledged, 10th February, 1745.
  • Page 9.--12th May, 1746. John Dobikin and Mary Dobikin qualify executors, with sureties Benj. Allen, Tunis Hood.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 12, 1746. - (43) William Taylor appd. Constable fr. Benj. Allen's to lower end of Co.
  • Page 315.--Starr Lick on head of Benj. Allin's River, crossing the North Fork, pine on South Fork. patented to Thomas West, 20th June, 1749. Teste: John Dunbarr, Sarah ( ) Dunbarr, Paul Custard, John Caplenger.
  • Page 46.--Patent to Thomas West 20th June, 1749, at Stair Lick, on head of Benjamin Allen's River.
  • Page 645.--20th June, 1764. Hugh Ross and Sarah ( ) to John Campbell, £__, 170 acres on west side of Cartley's River called Walker's Run, side of Benj. Allen's Road. Delivered: John Campbell, December, 1765.

Information on Benjamin Allen

From "Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia" by Cecil O'Dell, pg. 461:

Benjamin Allen (b. 1690c.) purchased 900 acres located on Conowingo Creek and Octario Creek (branches of Susquehanna River) in northwestern Cecil County, Maryland, from Ephraim Herrman and his wife Isabella for 120 pounds on 28 November 1714. Benjamin sold the northern half of the 900-acre tract (450 acres) to Reuben Allen for 60 pounds on 13 January 1719/20. (Additional information is listed in "Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia).
  1.   O'Dell, Cecil. Pioneers of old Frederick County, Virginia. (Marceline, Missouri: Walsworth Pub. Co., c1995), pg. 461.