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

William Allen

Male Bef 1726 - 1793  (> 67 years)


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  • Name William Allen 
    Born Bef 1726  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jan 1793  Prince William County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I102094  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 

    Father James Allen,   b. 1691, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1733, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane Payne,   b. Abt 1706, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1775, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1720  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eleanor Gray,   b. Bef 1744, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years) 
    Married Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F23916  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne Gray,   b. Bef 1726, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 16 Jan 1793, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years) 
    Married Bef 1746  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Allen,   b. Aft 1746, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)  [natural]
     2. Rhody Allen,   b. Aft 1747, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 46 years)  [natural]
     3. James Allen,   b. Aft 1748, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)  [natural]
     4. William Allen,   b. Aft 1749, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years)  [natural]
     5. Levi Allen,   b. Aft 1750, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years)  [natural]
     6. Judah Allen,   b. Aft 1751, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)  [natural]
     7. Mary Eleanor Allen,   b. Aft 1752, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)  [natural]
     8. Verlinda Allen,   b. Abt 1750, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1814, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)  [natural]
     9. Zachariah Allen,   b. Bef 1755, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1810, Dumpries, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years)  [natural]
     10. Preshe Allen,   b. Bef 1773, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F23914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • not proven as son... same location
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 137.
      William Allen Sr., February 22, 1781; January 20, 1793
      I, William Allen of CC being in perfect health and memory
      To daughter Preshe Allen, first born child of negro Lucy or Jenny
      To grandson, Richard Allen, s/o Zachariah Allen, my horse colt
      To granddaughter Catherine Munkister (Muncaster), daughter of Charles Munkister and Virlender Munkister, one cow and calfe.
      To son Samuel Allen, one shilling.
      To children; Rhody Allen, Zachariah Allen, James Allen, William Allen, Levi Allen, Viletter Allen, Judah Allen and Mary Eleanor Allen, remaining estate equally.
      Executor: Zachariah Allen
      Signed: February 22, 1781 William (his mark) Allen
      Wit - Samuel Adams, Samuel Burgess
      Probated on January 20, 1793 by Zachariah Allen executor of William Allen Senr late of Prince William County, Virginia, formerly of Charles County Maryland, decd, who made oath that he saw the testator sign and seal this will.

      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 390_ [The beginning of this document is missing]. ..by Preshe Allen [female] of the County and State afd, sell to sd Preshe Allen, 1 Negro boy, about 2 years old, called William, now remaining and being in possession of the sd Preshe Allen. And I, the sd William Allen, warrant sd slave, which Negro boy I have put the sd Preshe Allen in possession of. Signed Jan 23, 1789 - William (A his mark) Allen. Wit - Wm_ Kennedy, Jacob Johnson. [Recording date is missing] shall cease. Signed Jan 28, 1789 - Frans Ware. Wit - Henry Barnes*, Jno Muncaster, Rich Barnes*, Recorded Jan 29, 1789
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      Prince William Co Va Deed 1791-1794 (Antient Press) p. 244
      Prince Wm. Sct. This day came WILLIAM ALLEN before me and made oath that his removal to the State of Virginia was with no intention to evade the Act for preventing the farther importation of slaves within this Commonwealth nor has he brought with him or will cause to be brought any slave or slaves with an intent of selling them nor has any of the slaves now in his possession been imported from Africa or any of the West India Islands since the first day of November one thousand seven hundred and Seventy eight, Certifyed under my hand this ninth day of March 1791 BERND: HOOE
      At a Court held for Prince William County the 3th day of August 1793
      This Certificate from BERNARD HOOE Gent., to WILLIAM ALLEN was proved by BERNARD HOOE Gt., and ordered to be recorded Teste ROBERT GRAHAM, Cl Cur

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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber X#2, 1743-1744; Page 25. At the request of William Allen of CC, the following deed was recorded on Aug 28, 1743.
      Mar 9, 1742/3 from Bayne Smallwood of CC, planter, to William Allen of CC, planter, for the rents and services on the part of the sd William to be paid and performed, and for other good causes, Smallwood leases to sd William Allen all the estate which sd Bayne has to a tract of land in CC called Smallwoods Enlargement, containing about 100 acres, for 21 years. The yearly rent is 600 lbs tobacco. William agrees to plant 100 apple trees within the next 5 years, and at the end of the lease, to leave the premises in tenantable

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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 451-501: SMALLWOODS ENLARGEMENT: 455 acres; Possession of - 455 Acres - Smallwood, Bayne; Surveyed for Bayne Smallwood, 10 Dec 1741, beginning at a bounded white oak standing on the South side of a marsh in the woods called WHITE MARSH, patented 2 March 1744. Esq Taskers receipt for rents to Michaelmas 1744.: Other Tracts Mentioned: WHITE MARSH; ; ; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},

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      Assessment of 1783 Charles County- Maryland State ArchivesMaryland State
      Archives
      MARYLAND INDEXES
      (Assessment of 1783, Index)
      1783
      Charles County
      MSA S 1437

      William Allen, Sr. CH 7th District, General p. 1. MSA S 1161-5-4 1/4/5/48
      William Allen. CH 7th District, General p. 1. MSA S 1161-5-4 1/4/5/48
      William Allen. CH 7th District, General p. 1. MSA S 1161-5-4 1/4/5/48
      Zachariah Allen. CH 7th District, General p. 1. MSA S 1161-5-4 1/4/5/48

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      Charles County, MD 1790 U.S. Census
      m m
      PG# LN# LAST NAME FIRST NAME >16 <16 female slaves
      542 5 Allen Zecheariah 2 2 3 . 6 .
      543 25 Allen Joseph 1 4 3 . . .
      543 29 Allen Frances . . 1 . 4 .
      544 1 Allen George 1 2 4 . . .
      544 2 Allen William (of Jas) 1 3 1 . 3 .
      544 4 Allen James 1 . 4 . 1 .
      544 5 Allen William 2 . 2 . 5 .
      544 8 Allen William 1 1 5 . . .

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      John Gray's 3rd wife mentions daughter Eleanor Allen, was this William Allen's wife and not Anne?

      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 65. Deed of Gift. I, Judith Gray of CC, for love and for 5 shillings, have given to Eleanor Allen, my daughter, of CC, the 4 following Negroes, viz, Hannah and her 3 children, Luce, Jenny, and John, after my death, and Hannah's future increase (if she should have any during my natural life)_ Signed Jun 17, 1766 - Judith (11 her mark) Gray. Wit - Thos Stone*, Recorded Jun 20, 1766,

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