Person:James Allen (135)

James Allen, Sr.
d.bef 18 Oct 1791 Augusta County, Virginia
m. abt 1739
  1. Rachel Allen1740 - 1773
  2. Margaret Allenabt 1742 - 1770
  3. James Allenabt 1744 -
  4. Isabel Allenabt 1746 -
  5. William Allen1750 -
  6. Francis Allen1752 -
  7. Nancy 'Agnes' Allen1756 -
  8. Rebecca Allen1758 -
  9. Margaret Allen1759 - 1844
  10. Mary 'Polly' Allen1760 - 1788
  11. Elizabeth 'Betty' AllenABT 1766 -
Facts and Events
Name James Allen, Sr.
Gender Male
Birth? abt 1716 Poss. Pennsylvania
Marriage abt 1739 Poss. Virginiato Mary Mollie Hogshead
Death? bef 18 Oct 1791 Augusta County, Virginia

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


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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

From Chalkley's:

  • 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

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Husband's Name
James ALLEN (AFN:KW88-1J)
Born: < 1724 Place: <Pennsylvania>

Wife's Name
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
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>