Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Joseph Allen

Male Aft 1725 - 1800  (< 73 years)


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  • Name Joseph Allen 
    Born Aft 1725  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Nov 1800  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I052886  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 May 2018 

    Father Thomas Allen,   b. 1706, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1755, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Martha Edmonston,   b. 1707, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1790, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Bef 1734  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1797-1803;
      Folio 445 JOSEPH ALLEN 10/17/1800 11/10/1800
      "being weak in body . "
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Ann Allen --sister
      -to have Negro man. "Big Nace"
      -to -Remain in the Situation my Mother left her at her Decease
      2. Elizabeth Jones --niece
      -to have the sum of 10 shillings
      3. Niece --a daughter of Austen Allen
      -to have small Negro girl "Charlotte"
      4. Jane Allen -niece (daughter of William Allen)
      -to have Negro girl "Sal"
      5. Patsy Allen --niece (daughter of William Allen)
      -to have Negro boy -Sam"
      6. James Allen --brother
      Austen Allen --brother
      William Allen --brother
      Thomas Allen --brother
      -to have the remainder of the estate now in testator's possession and also testator
      desires that a bond in his possession of James Allen be destroyed
      -Austen and William named executors and testator desires that "one acre of Land to be Reserved and not Broken where my Father & Mother Lyeth on"
      Witnesses: James H. Smith
      John Plummer
      George Hilleary
      Joseph Allen (mark)
      Then came: James Smith, John Plummer and George Hilleary
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      MARTHA ALLEN 12/08/1789 01/30/1790
      "being weak in Body Bequeaths to:
      Joseph Allen --son
      -to have all that tract or parcel of land called "Dunkill" being the plantation whereon testatrix now lives except for 1 acre where testator's father and mother are buried
      -to have Negro "Nace"
      -to have all the tobacco whether in the house or in the ground to be applied to the payment of testatrix's debts
      -remainder of the estate to be divided w/ testatrix's son Thomas
      -Thomas and Joseph named executors of the will
      2. Ann Allen --daughter
      -to have a home in the dwelling house for her single life and to have 1 feather bed and furn., 6 pewter plates
      -to have Negro girl "Manner" for her natural life
      3. Jane Allen --granddaughter
      Martha Allen --granddaughter daughters of son William Allen
      Elizabeth Allen --granddaughter (daughter of son Austin Allen)
      -should testatrix's daughter die w/out heirs, then to have the estate left to her and to be divided between them
      -Martha and Jane to have 1 bed and furn., to be divided between them and each to have 1 heifer
      -Elizabeth to have 1 bed and furn.
      4. James Allen --son
      Austin Allen --son
      Thomas Allen --son
      -to have 2 Negroes "Cupit" and "Phillis to be divided between them share and share a like
      5, Elizabeth Jones --granddaughter (daughter of "my Son Archibald")
      -to have 5 shillings sterling it being her father's share of the estate and no more
      6. Mary Brewer --daughter of Henry Brewer
      -to have bed and all of testatrix's wearing apparel
      7. Thomas Allen --son
      -he and Joseph each to have 1 bed and furn.
      -all of the household goods to be divided w/Joseph
      witnesses: Stephen Smith, Joshua Brashears, James Beall
      Then came: Stephen Smith and Joshua Brashears
      Note: the testatrix signed the will with her mark