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Descendants of Robert Allen
 
 1   Robert Allen b: ABT 1555
 
..... 2   Robert Allen b: 1676 in Larne, Northern Ireland
           Robert and Janet lived in Bally Craigy, Antrim County, Ireland,
           where Robert was a ruling elder of the Presbyterian Church.
           Before they came to Ireland, they lived in Scotland.
           Robert and Janet had a family of 23 children, of these children,
           two came to America in 1729.  William and his older brother,
           David, set out for America in 1729.  They were only young
           teen-age boys.  A lot of the Allen family are buried in the
           Church yard at the Presbyterian Church at Larne, Ireland.
           Robert was a farmer
...........  +Janet Har    
........... 3   Jean Allen
..................  +John Hay  m: 1729
........... 3   James Allen
........... 3   Elizabeth Allen
........... 3   Ann Allen
........... 3   Isabelle Allen
........... 3   Mary Allen
........... 3   Joseph Allen    Emigrated from County Antrim to Philadelphia, PA in 1730.  
........... 3   David Allen b: 1710 in Larne, Ireland  d: 6/29/1776 in Mt. Bethel, PA
..................  +Isabelle      
........... 3   William Allen b: 1711 in Ireland  d: 6/08/1710 in Gum Spirits, VA
                 William came to this country at age 18 in 1729, and landed at Phila.
                 He lived in New Jersey, married and burried his first wife there.
                 He then married Jane Warford and moved to Virginia,
                 in Louden County in 1762.  They had five sons
                  and three daughters.  Joseph was the youngest.
..................  +Alice Berry  m: 1732 in New Jersey
.................. 4   Sarah Allen b: 1/08/1733-34
.................. 4   Janet (Jane) Allen b: 4/01/1736
 
...........  *2nd spouse of William Allen:
..................  +Jane Warford b: AFT 1711 m: 1744 in New Jersey d: 1/1765
                      Father: John Warford Mother: Elizabeth Warford
.................. 4   David Allen b: 1745 in Hunterdon, NJ  d: 7/1830 in Burbon Co., KY
                        David served during the Revolution as a Corporal in
                        Captain Thomas Young's Comp. Western Battalion, Virginia State Line
                        from 1781 to 1782 and received a Land Bounty Warrent.
                        He got land under Warrant #1347, 2000 acres.
.........................  +Ivea Fox  m: in Hampshire Co., VA Father: Gabriel Fox Mother: Ann Warford
......................... 5   Margaret Allen
................................  +David Spurgeon
......................... 5   William Allen
..................  *2nd spouse of David Allen:
.........................  +Elizabeth Wright  m: 1788  Father: Robert Wright Mother: Margaret Braden
......................... 5   Elizabeth Allen
................................  +James Foreman           :
......................... 5   Joseph Allen
................................  +Catherine Skillman
......................... 5   Asa Allen b: 1794  d: 1856
................................  +Mary Berry
.........................  *2nd spouse of Asa Allen:
................................  +Eliza Jane Morgan
.........................  *3rd spouse of Asa Allen:
................................  +Sarah Dooley  m: 1/15/1813
......................... 5   Frances Allen
................................  +Guthrie Morris
......................... 5   Ivea Allen
................................  +Issac Clinkenbeard
......................... 5   Alfred Allen
................................  +Mary Allen Thomas
......................... 5   Harrison D. Allen
................................  +Esther Owings
......................... 5   David Allen
................................  +Emily Talbot
.........................  *2nd spouse of David Allen:
................................  +Eleanor Berry
.................. 4   John Allen b: 1746 in Hunterdon, NJ
.................. 4   William Allen b: 1747 in Hunterdon, NJ
.................. 4   Thomas Allen b: 1750 in Hunterdon, NJ
.................. 4   Else or Alsey Allen b: 1752 in Hunterdon, NJ
.........................  +Benjamin Forman b: BEF 1752 m: 1770 in Virginia
.................. 4   Ann Allen b: 1754 in Hunterdon, NJ
.................. 4   Elizabeth Allen b: 1761 in Loudoun County, Va.
.........................  +William Foreman    Father: John Foreman
......................... 5   James Foreman
......................... 5   Amy Foreman
................................  +James Hedges b: 1/1783 in Bourbon Co., Ky. m: 6/23/1803
  
.................. 4   Joseph Allen b: 1764    When Joseph Allen was married his father gave him
                       100 acrea of his farm.  Joseph sold it to his younger half-brother James in 1800,
                       soon after his father's death.  Joseph and his older brother, David, married sisters
                       (daughters of Robert Wright and Margaret Braden) and both families moved
                       to farms in Clark Co Kentucky, near what is now Mt. Sterling.  The Bradens
                       lived near Waterford in Loudoun Co., VA.   Joseph was a tall and slender man,
                       florid complexion, and hair as white as cotton.  Joseph was a soldier in the
                       War of the Revolution.
.........................  +Frances Wright b: AFT 1764 m: 1787 in Loudoun County, Va.
                             Father: Robert  Wright Mother: Margaret Braden
......................... 5   Margaret Allen b: 9/15/1788 in Kentucky  d: 1853 in Putnam Co., IN
................................  +Frances Lander
................................ 6   Kate Lander
................................ 6   Margaret Lander
 
......................... 5   William Allen b: 12/16/1790 in Loudoun County, Va.  d: 1876 in Kentucky
................................  +Juliet Skillman
................................ 6   Joseph Washington Allen
 
......................... 5   John Allen b: 11/20/1792 in Kentucky  d: 1812 in Kentucky  John died
                              when a tree fell on him during a storm.
......................... 5   David Allen b: 10/05/1794 in Kentucky  d: 8/03/1882 in Kentucky
................................  +Susannah Thompson
......................... 5   Robert Allen b: 2/25/1797 in Loudoun County, Va.  d: 1866
................................  +Mary (Polly) Allison  m: 10/15/1818
                                 Father: John Allison Mother: Ruth Allison
................................ 6   Zerelda Allen b: 3/13/1820 in Montgomery Co., KY
                                     d: 3/18/1903 in Greencastle, Putnam Co., IN
......................................  +Thomas Fyffe  m: 1/09/1840 in Putnam County, IN
................................ 6   Joseph Franklin Allen b: 2/18/1822  d: 9/07/1822
................................ 6   Elijah H. Allen b: 9/24/1823 in Barton Co., KY
                                      d: 4/18/1885 in Russell, Iowa
......................................  +Mary Jane Kurtz  m: 2/01/1844 in Putname County, IN
................................ 6   Armilda Allen b: 11/27/1825  d: 3/31/1897
......................................  +John Fyffe  m: 3/21/1844 in Putnam County, IN
................................ 6   Loduska Allen b: 4/23/1828  d: 6/11/1858
......................................  +Levi P. Cassity  m: 12/31/1846 in Putnam County, IN
................................ 6   Matilda Allen b: 4/25/1830  d: 6/16/1868 in Cincinnati, Ohio
......................................  +Melvin McKee  m: 1/25/1849 in Putnam County, IN
................................ 6   Tandy Allen b: 6/03/1832 in Mt. Sterling, KY
                                      d: 1922 in Lucas Co., Iowa
................................ 6   Mary Allen b: 8/09/1834  d: 8/11/1916
................................ 6   Albert Allen b: 10/10/1839
................................ 6   Margaret Allen b: 5/25/1842
 
......................... 5   Douglas Allen b: 10/29/1799 in Loudoun Co, Va.
                               d: 5/14/1884 in LaGrange, Iowa
................................  +Anna Allison  m: 12/09/1819 in Ky
                                    Father: John Allison Mother: Ruth Allison
................................ 6   Thomas Morris Allen b: AFT 1820
................................ 6   Louisa Prudence Ann Allen b: 9/01/1924
................................ 6   Oliver Franklin Allen b: AFT 1824
................................ 6   Elizabeth Margaret Allen b: AFT 1824
................................ 6   Ruth Marie Allen b: AFT 1824
................................ 6   John Allison Allen b: AFT 1820
......................................  +Elizabeth Ingraham  m: 12/01/1840 in Putnam County, IN
................................ 6   Joseph William Allen b: 12/30/1822
......................................  +Mary Robinson  m: 5/11/1843 in Putnam County, IN
................................ 6   Frances Wright Allen b: 1823
......................................  +James S. Robinson  m: 4/06/1843 in Putnam County, IN
................................ 6   Andrew James Allen b: 10/21/1825
......................................  +Sarah Griffith  m: 8/16/1847 in Putnam County, IN
................................ 6   Milton Harvey Allen b: 9/14/1829
................................ 6   Sanford Ward Allen b: 4/19/1831
.........................  *2nd spouse of Douglas Allen:
................................  +Azubah Vance  m: 9/22/1863 Father: William Vance Mother: Harriet Vance

......................... 5   James Allen b: 6/01/1802 in Kentucky
                               d: 8/23/1885 in Putnam Co., Greencastle Twp., Indiana
................................  +Sarah Gilkey b: in Virginia  d: 1827 in Clark County, KY
................................ 6   Charles Edgar Allen b: 1825  d: 1903 in California
................................ 6   William Wallace Allen b: 10/28/1826 in Clark County, KY
                                      d: 2/17/1890 in Greencastle, Putnam Co., IN  William enlisted
                                      in Company H, One Hundred and Thirty-third Indiana Infantry
                                      in 1864, and served 120 days.  He performed guard duty principally
                                      in Bridgeport, Alabama, and was discharged in September, 1864
......................................  +Mary Evans  m: 5/21/1847 in Greencastle, IN.Father: John Evans
....................................... 7   Alice Allen
.............................................  +Thomas J. Brant
....................................... 7   Joseph M. Allen
....................................... 7   Dillard C. Allen
....................................... 7   William E. Allen
....................................... 7   Marion B. T. Allen
....................................... 7   Lou Allen
.............................................  +Philip S. Baker
....................................... 7   Ida D. Allen
.............................................  +Albert Albaugh
....................................... 7   Jessie C. Allen
....................................... 7   Effie Allen
....................................... 7   Myrtle Allen
....................................... 7   John S. Allen
.........................  *2nd spouse of James Allen:
................................  +Margaret (Peggy) Bratten b: AFT 1802
                                    m: 4/29/1827 in Clark County, Ky.
................................ 6   Sarah Ann Allen b: 7/05/1829 in Clark County, Ky.
                                      d: 7/25/1857 in Clark County, Ky.
......................................  +Perry Lincoln Varner b: 1818
....................................... 7   Jerome B. Varner
.............................................  +Luca Akers
.............................................. 8   Samuel Akers Varner
....................................................  +Emma Wunderlich
..................................................... 9   Allen Wunderlich Varner
...........................................................  +Amert B. Culver
....................................... 7   Margaret Varner
....................................... 7   Theodore Varner
....................................... 7   Martha Varner     Mattie Varner Akers was sent as a small
                                             child to live in Indiana with Mattie's Aunt Louisa J. Allen Evans.
................................ 6   Elizabeth T. Allen b: 10/31/1833 in Clark County, Ky.
......................................  +James J. Smiley
................................  *2nd spouse of Elizabeth T. Allen:
......................................  +John McKee b: BEF 1833
                                          m: 9/13/1853 in Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana
....................................... 7   Charles Edgar McKee
....................................... 7   Henry Clay McKee
....................................... 7   Mary Willett McKee
....................................... 7   John Allen McKee
................................ 6   Melissa F. Allen b: 1834 in Clark County, Ky.  d: 1874
......................................  +James Farrow  m: 6/03/1849 in Putnam County, IN
....................................... 7   James Farrow
....................................... 7   Elvira Farrow
....................................... 7   Marion Farrow
....................................... 7   Aurelia Farrow
....................................... 7   Joseph Edgar Farrow
....................................... 7   Albert Clay Farrow
....................................... 7   Simpson Allen Farrow
 
................................ 6   Louisa Jane Allen b: 6/10/1837 in Clark County, Ky.
                                      Daniel and Louisa are from Russell Township, Putnam County,
                                      Greencastle, IN
......................................  +Daniel Evans b: BEF 1837 m: 1862 in Greencastle, Putnam Co, In.
....................................... 7   Alice Evans
.............................................  +Dr. DeVore
.............................................. 8   Frank C. Evans
.............................................. 8   Louisa Evans
 
................................ 6   Robert Wright Allen b: 12/09/1841 in Clark County, Kentucky



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