Children of Elisha Fly and Margaret (Peggy) Allman
5a. John Allman Fly 5
(Elisha 4, John 3, Jeremiah
2, William 1)
John was born about
1783 in Northampton County,
and died after 1858 in his home county.
In 1802 when he was about 20 years
old, John Allman Fly married Milly Sykes, a daughter of James Sykes and
At the time, John may have been
living with his mother Peggy and, in honor of his marriage Peggy signed
a deed of gift to him giving him his portion of her personal property.
father, Elisha Fly, had died sometime between 1790 and 1800, but no
records of this have survived.
Aaron Allman Fly
(Elisha 4, John 3, Jeremiah 2,
Aaron was probably
younger than his sister, Milly, and certainly was younger than John A.
He was born about 1792.
According to U.S. Army military
records Aaron Allman Fly enlisted on January 8, 1814 at age 21 in
is now called Courtland and is the county seat of Southampton County,
Aaron was described as being 5 feet, 11 & 1/2" tall. He had grey
eyes, dark hair and a fair complexion, and was born in Northampton Co.,
He served for the duration of the war and
received bounty land in Illinois
for this service.
(Elisha 4, John 3, Jeremiah 2, William
There is no direct
evidence that Milly was a daughter of Elisha and Peggy Allman Fly, but
there are circumstantial indicators that she was a relative.
She was probably born in the mid
to late 1780s and was older than Aaron Fly.
At some time, married a Wells
man, but his name is not known. The records are scarce and Milly’s
relationship to the Wells family of Northampton Co. is not clear.
Elisha Fly Descendant Tree
Margaret (Peggy) Allman,
John Allman Fly (1782-1858)
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