Person:Hugh Allen (5)

m. bef. 1716
  1. Capt. James AllenABT 1716 - 1810
  2. Lt. John AllenEst 1722-1738 - 1755
  3. Lt. Hugh AllenEst 1722-1738 - ABT 1774
  • HLt. Hugh AllenEst 1722-1738 - ABT 1774
  • WJane AndersonABT 1744 - 1811
m. 6 NOV 1765
  1. John Allen1767-1770 -
  2. William Allen1767-1770 -
  3. Hugh AllenABT 1771 -
Facts and Events
Name Lt. Hugh Allen
Gender Male
Birth? Est 1722-1738
Marriage 6 NOV 1765 Augusta County, Virginiato Jane Anderson
Death? ABT 10 OCT 1774 Killed On Expedition At Point Pleasant, Botetourt County, Virginia (now Mason County, West Virginia)

Lt. Hugh Allen was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA


Hugh Allen's land (Beverley Manor NE, 100 acres, acquired from John and Jean Hinds on 19 May 1761, which was originally part of the 275-acre tract granted to John Kerr in 1752) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 357.--19th May, 1761. John Hind and Jean ( ) to Hugh Allen, £130, 100 acres in a loop neck or turn of Cathey's River; William Ker's line; Thomas Story's line, small island cor. Story. Delivered: James Allen, administrator Hugh Allen, 11th March, 1794.
  • Page 234 - Hugh Allen, 400 acres, Middle River. Adjoining Samuel Hinds, Harless. October 15, 1773. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 83].

Records of Hugh Allen's Estate Administration

  • JANUARY 17, 1775. - (35) Of Hugh Allen, deceased, for a horse proved by brother, James Allen; of John Ladlers, for driving pack horses; of sundry persons for work on the expedition under James Allen and Hugh Allen--certified by Andrew Lewis; of Wm. Kinkead, for sundries for Militia; of Ralph Stewart, for provisions for his Company of Militia.
  • Page 317.--20th March, 1775. Jane and James Alleys bond (with Wm. Lewis, John Hind, Thos. Patterson) as administrators of Hugh Allen.
  • MARCH 25, 1775 - (55) Administration of estate of Hugh Allen, decd., granted to widow Jane and brother James. (Was Hugh killed on the expedition of 1774? See Court of Claims, supra.)
  • Page 67.--25th February, 1776. Hugh Allen's estate appraised by Samuel Henderson, William Robertson, James Kerr.
  • Page 147.--Hugh Allen's estate in account with the administrator--To paid William Craig, who married the widow, her one-third; to paid Capt. John Campbell for soldier's bounty; to paid Robt. Rhodes for schooling orphans; to paid Archibald Dixon for soldier's bounty.

Processioning List of 1767/68

"Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settlers lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
  • Page 449.--1767-68: Processioned by Jon. Lapesly, Robert Moore, all lands in their bounds except, viz: William and James Hall, Daniel Evans, Samuel Todd, James Davis, Jno. McMurtrey, James McMath, John Young. Processioned by James Craig, James Patterson: For Henry Reburn, Wm. Lam, John King, Robt. Craige, James Givens, Saml. Bell, Jno. Givens, Philip Harless, Thos. Storrey, John Stewart, Hugh Allon, Timothy Call, Edward Rutledge, James Care, Wm. Patterson, Saml. Henderson, Wm. Roberson, Wm. Scillarn, James Anderson, Wm. Hindes, Thomas Turke, David Mack, Neiley Christian Clemons, Robert Steon, James Craige, Thomas Raferty.

Records of Hugh Allen in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's: (Note: there was another Hugh Allen (sometimes referred to as "Capt. Hugh Allen"), son of Malcolm Allen in Augusta County records during the same timeframe. These records appear to be of this Hugh Allen).

  • Page 302.--16th February, 1762. James Mitchel and Elizabeth to Walter Smiley, £60, 263 acres on Catapo Creek at the end of the Cross Mountain, at a place called the Fork Bottom. Teste: Hugh Allen, Robert Shields. Delivered: W. Smiley, 10th February, 1786.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 20, 1765. - (238) Charles Floyd vs. Henry Murray} Hugh Allen and Wm. Hyde report as to work done by defendant for John Trimble, Saml. Wallace, Hugh Young and John Brown, trustees for the congregation, for erecting a Meeting House near Brown's.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1765. - Allen vs. McDonall.--I promise to pay Hugh Allen, 22d May, 1765. Alexander McDonald. Test. Robert Anderson.
  • Page 111.--20th August, 1765. John Poage to Robert Poage, £100, 190 acres in Forks of James on a branch of Buffalo Creek. Teste: John Poage, George Givens, Hugh Allen. Delivered: John Poage, December, 1778.
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage License in Augusta County - 1765; November 6, Hugh Allen.
  • Page 483.--15th July, 1766. Randal Lockhart to Mathew Reed and Hugh Johnston, merchants in Staunton, power attorney to sue for, &c., all sums of money, debts, rents, goods, wares, dues, accounts and other demands from Hugh Allen, Hugh Donahoe, James McDowell, James Ward, John Robertson, Daniel Harrison, John Brown, Walter Daviss and Michael Waring; above claims asigned to secure indebtedness to Reed and Johnston. Teste: William, Jacob, Anthony Rodgers.
  • Vol. 2 - Fee Books in Augusta Court - 1767 - Hugh Alien, James River; 1768 - Hugh Allen, James River.
  • Vol. 2 - Fee Books in Augusta Court - 1779 - page 106, James Allen and Jane Craig, late Jane Allen, and administratrix of Hugh Allen, deceased; page 112, John Summers, Hugh Allen and Jane, his wife, executors of Paul Whitely, deceased.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 19, 1767. - (220) Hugh Allen appointed surveyor of highway from James Given's Mill, by his house, to Stone Meeting House, and the following to work the road: Saml. Hinds, Robt. Stevenson, Wm. Kerr, John Stewart, John Campbell, James Allen, John Anderson, Hugh Allen, William McClure, James Allen, Saml. Bell, Andrew Lockhart, John Burnside, Saml. McKee, James Searight, Thos. Storey.
  • Page 5.--16th August, 1768. John Carr (Ceer, Keer) and Lucy ( ) to William McClure, £40, 150 acres, part of 275 acres in Beverley Manor on a small branch of Middle River joining Cohorn's land; Beverley's line. Teste: John Stuart, Hugh Allen, Andrew McClure. Delivered: Wm. McClure, August Court, 1779.
  • Page 276.--20th March, 1770. William Stewart's appraisement (by Wm. Robertson, Jno. Givens, Hugh Allen), recorded.
  • Page 280.--20th March, 1770. James Frew's (True?) appraisement (by John Stewart, John Burnside, Hugh Allen), recorded.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 20, 177l - (183) On complaint of Henry King and Susanna, Hugh Allen summoned to show cause why he illegally detains and does not teach his apprentice, John Cockrane, his trade and give him sufficient clothing.
  • Page 428.--4th April, 1771. John Stuawart's (Stewart) will, of the Middle River of Shanadoe--To wife, Mary; to Saml. Henderson and Geo. Crawford, all his lands in trust until testator's son John reaches 20 years; to children under age, two white servants, Wm. Kelly and Danl. Huggen; to daughter, Jane; to son, William, when he attains 20 years; to eldest son, William, the plantation devised to him by his Uncle William Stewart, deceased; to second son, John, plantation testator lives on; to third son, James; to above trustees, the tract on Middle River bought of Wm. Robertson; to daughter, Jane Stewart, unmarried, under 25; to daughters, Mary and Elizabeth, under 18. Executors, the trustees above. Teste: Hugh Allen, William Kerr, Thomas Frame. Proved, 21st August, 1771, by Allen and Frame. Executors qualify with Hugh Allen and Thomas Frame.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1780 (A). - John Simmons, executor, and Hugh Allen and Jane, his wife, executrix, &c., of Paul Whitley, deceased, vs. Mary Tees and Robert Love, executors of Wm. Tees, deceased, and Joseph Love--Writ, 10th September, 1778.

Information on Hugh Allen

IGI Record

Hugh ALLEN Sex: M

Marriage(s): Spouse: Jane ANDERSON Marriage: 6 Nov 1765 Augusta, Virginia

Source Information: 
 Batch number:  8805705   
Sheet: 22   

Family Group Record FamilySearch® Ancestral File™ v4.19

Husband's Name

Hugh ALLEN (AFN:XJB2-SH)    

Born:  1745  Place:  , Augusta, Virginia 
Died:  10 Oct 1774  Place:   
Married:  6 Nov 1765  Place:  , Augusta Co., VA 
Wife's Name 

Born:  6 Apr 1744  Place:  , Augusta, Virginia 
Christened:  29 Apr 1744  Place:  , Augusta Co., VA 
Married:  6 Nov 1765  Place:  , Augusta Co., VA 

Father:  John ANDERSON (AFN:BDDK-38)    
Mother:  Jean (Jane) (AFN:BDDK-4F)   


1.  Sex  Name  
M  Hugh ALLEN (AFN:1XV0-M7C)    

Born:  Abt 1771   Place:  , Augusta, Virginia