m. Martha H. ?Archer
b. abt. 1723
d. 8 Mar 1763
her father: unknown her mother: unknown
|Mary Allen||b. 7 Feb 1738||d.||m. Robert Easley 1778/80 (1741 probably Goochland Co., Virginia)|
|Elizabeth Allen||b. 17 Dec 1739||d.||m. Peter Field Jefferson 29 May 1762
(son of Field Jefferson, uncle of President Thomas Jefferson)
|Archer Allen||b. 6 Apr 1741||d. 26 Jan 1811
||m. Elizabeth ? (6 May 1751 d 12
|Judith Allen||b. 22 Sep 1743||d.||m.|
|William Allen||b. 30 Apr 1745||d.||m.|
|Patty Field Allen||b. 25 Aug 1746||d.||m. William Daniel 28 Mar 1768|
|Obedience Allen||b. 1 Mar 1747 VA*||d.1804||m. William Townes II|
|Samuel Allen||b. 8 Nov 1750||d.||m. Mary Mimms
|Francis Allen||b. 25 Feb 1752||d.||m.|
|Field Allen||b. 26 Oct 1754||d.||m.|
|Ann Allen||b. 24 Dec 1760||d.||m.|
WILLIAM & MARY QUARTERLY, Vol. 13, July
1933, #3 - "The Allens of Virginia
Ages of My Father's Family" (from records found in Family Bible of Archer Allen)
Will of Samuel - names sons Archer, Samuel, Field, and dau's Mary, Elizabeth Jefferson, Judah Murry, Patty Field, Daniel, Obedience Townes, Frances & Ann. Wife Martha and son-in-law Wm Daniels. Witnesses - Stephen Woodson, Lucy Woodson, Geo Barker, Wm Towns.
Will of Archer Allen, son of Samuel, date
24 Jan 1811, proved Prince Edward Co. - names sons William A.,
Samuel, James, Daniel, John, Merit, and Cary C. Daughters
Elizabeth Langhorn, granddau. Elizabeth S. Ford and wife,
Elizabeth. Wit: Richard Allen, Frances Anderson, Baker Legrand.
Elizabeth b. 6 May 1751 and d. 12 Oct 1823.
Children listed Wm Archer, b. 1774; Salley, b. 1776; Samuel, b. 1778; James, b. 1780; John Archer, b. 1782; Daniel, b. 1785; Elizabeth, b. 1787; Merit, b. 1789; Cary Calvin, b. 1792. Elizabeth Salley Ford, b. 27 Apr 1798, d. 22 Sep 1798,
1774, Record of the Allen Family
The will of Samuel Allen dated Jan. 4, 1774, was proved in Goochland County, Sept. 26, 1774. It names sons Archer, Samuel, Field and daughters Mary, Elizabeth Jefferson, Judah Murray, Patty Field Daniel, Obedience Townes, Frances and Ann, wife Martha and son-in-law William Daniel. Witnesses Stephen Woodson, Lucy Woodson, George Barker, William Towns.
Will of Archer Allen, son of Samuel Allen,
dated January 24, 1811, was proved in Prince Edward County and
names sons William A. Allen, Samuel Allen, James Allen, Daniel
Allen, John A. Allen, Merit Allen and Cary C. Allen; daughter
Elizabeth Langhorn, granddaughter Elizabeth S. Ford and wife
Elizabeth. Witnesses Richard Allen, Francis
Anderson, Baker Legrand.
1811 - Major Archer Allen Bible
(as copied from the original and printed in the Wm and Mary
Quarterly, p. 65-67)
Archer Allen, born 6th April, 1741; departed this life 26th day of January, 1811.
Elizabeth Allen born 6th May, 1751; died 12th October, 1823.
Salley Allen, born 15th August, 1776.
Samuel Allen, born 12th May, 1778.
James Allen, born 5th September, 1780.
John Archer Allen born 27th May, 1782.
Daniel Allen born 20th January, 1785.
Elizabeth Allen born 3rd June, 1787.
Merit Allen born 1st July, 1789.
Cary Calvin Allen born 22nd August, 1792.
Elizabeth Salley Ford born 27th April, 1798.
Salley Ford departed this life the 22nd day of September, 1798.
"Ages of my Father's Family"
Mary H. Allen born May 15th, 1695; died March 8th, 1763.
Ann Allen born 19th January, 1721.
William H. Allen born 7th May, 1724.
John Allen born 27th March, 1726; died 27th June, 1754.
Mary Allen born 29th April, 1730; died 25th August, 1732.
Valentine Allen born 29th April, 1730; died 17th Sept., 1799.
Susanna Allen born 8th February, 1732.
George H. Allen born 10th April, 1734; died 13th Dec., 1778.
Mary Allen born 7th February, 1738.
Philip Allen born 22nd May, 1740; died 8th March, 1763.
Mary Allen born 31st August, 1738.
Elizabeth Allen born 17th December, 1739.
Archer Allen born 6th April, 1741.
Judith Allen born 22nd Sept., 1743.
William Allen born 30th April, 1745.
Patty Field Allen born 25th Aug., 1746.
Obedience Allen born 1st March, 1747.
Samuel Allen born 8th November, 1750.
Francis Allen born 26th October, 1752.
Ann Allen born 24th December, 1760.
(copied from records found in the old Family Bible of Maj. Archer Allen and wife Elizabeth. This Bible now the property of William Archer Chambers, Richmond, VA) Henry Archer Allen, Jr. [Gen. of Virg. Families. p. 64-66]
Mrs. Margaret J. Puckette, No. 31 Crawford St., Dalton, GA. under date of June 3, 1912, wrote as follows: "My grandfather was Capt. Samuel Allen Jefferson, his wife was Elizabeth Jefferson from Cumberland. My mother was Miss Margaret Towns, and her mother was Miss Margaret Lamb."
There is a marriage bond in Cumberland Co., dated may 29, 1762, of Peter Field Jefferson and Elizabeth Allen, security, John Jefferson; and Samuel Allen's letter of consent to his daughter Elizabeth's marriage to Peter Field Jefferson. (Quarterly XX., 23) Peter Field Jefferson was son of Field Jefferson, uncle of President Thomas Jefferson. Field Jefferson's will is preserved in the clerk's office at Boydton, Mecklenburg Co. he describes himself of "Lunenburg co., " and names sons Thomas Jefferson, Peter Field, George, and John, daughters Mary Nichols, Judith and Phebe, grandchildren Mary Delony, Susanna and William Nichols, and goddaughter Mary Burton. To Peter Field he gave land whereon I now live. Dated June 8, 1762, and proved June 10, 1762. William Towne's will was made January 17, 1783, which was proved in Amelia County and names uncle John Townes, cousins Richard Clough, William Townes and Allen Townes. There are marriage bonds in Cumberland of Valentine Allen and Ann Arnold, Feb. 26, 1753; William Daniell and Patty Field Allen and Elizabeth, daughter of Daniel Coleman Nov. 19, 1763; Allen Burton and Mary Burton, dau. of William Allen Burton, dec. Feb. 27, 1775: Daniel Allen & Joanna Hill, Feb. 21, 1775; and William Allen & Sarah Slaughter, Dec. 25, 1785. [Gen. of Virg. Families. p. 67]
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