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

James Allan

Male Bef 1721 - Aft 1773  (> 54 years)


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  • Name James Allan 
    Birth Bef 1721  Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1773  Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I124557  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father James Allan,   b. Bef 1700, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1750, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 50 years) 
    Relationship unknown 
    Mother Margaret MNU Allan,   b. Bef 1704, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1751, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 49 years) 
    Relationship Stepchild 
    Marriage Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F40504  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1749-1759 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      ALLEN, JOHN, Spotsylvania, Co., d. Fredericksburg, Mar. 14, 17-9, p. Apr. 3, 1750.
      Wit. Pat Connelly, John Simpson, James Allenach, Adam Stephen, Francis Gibson.
      Ex. Coll. John Waller, Junr. Mr. Archd. McPherson, William and James Hunter, James Allen, Mr. Archd. Ingram, Merch. in Glasgow.
      Leg. my natural daughter, Martha, who lives at the house of Henry Willis, Gentl. £1,000, to be paid when she arrives at the age of 21 years, or marries with the consent of Coll. William Waller, Junr.;
      Mr. Archd. McPherson and William Hunter, who I appoint her guardians.
      To my mother £400;
      to my sister Christian £400.
      Above sums to be remitted to Mr. Archd. Ingram, Merch. in Glasgow.
      To friend, William Hunter £100; to my brother, James Allen lot 62 in Fredericksburg, my household furniture and merchants goods.
      To Dr. Adam Stephen ten volumes of Rollings Ancient History;
      to my aunt, Sarah Blake, in Hamelton, £20.
      The remainder of my estate to be divided between the children of my aunt, Jane Black, in Hamelton; the children of John Wallson, in Hamelton, in the parish of Glasgow;
      the children of Mary Struthers, married to Thomas Wallson, in Kirk Bride, and Robert Struthers, in Glasgow. Testator to be buried on Fall Hill plantation. Page 19)
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      1738-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      James Allan, commissioned to be Cornet of a troop of Horse, commanded by Capt. Richard Tutt, took the oath March 6, 1744. Page 311.)
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      July 4, 1750. Archibald McPherson, William Hunter and James Hunter, execrs. of the last will and testament of John Allan, late of the town of Fredericksburg, Decd., to James Allan of the sd. town, Joyner. Under certain conditions named in the will of sd. John Allan, Decd., Dated, March 14 last. Lot No. 64, sold to sd. James Allan, for £152 curr. Witnesses, Alexander Campbell, William McWilliams, Junior. July 3, 1750.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Dec. 3, 1751. James Allan of Fredksbg., Brother and heir at law of John Allan, late of the sd. town, Mercht., Deed., and Archibald McPherson, William Hunter, and James Hunter, three execrs. of the last will and testament of the sd. John Allan, etc., Decd., to William Allcock of Caroline Co. £61 10s. 1000 a. in Spts. Co., on head branches of Mattapony, purchased by sd. John Allan, Decd., of John Robinson, Junr., of King and Queen Co., Esqr., as by Deeds, Novr. 17, 1748. No witnesses. Decr. 3, 1751.
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 70-72
      Indenture 3 Dec 1751 between JAMES ALLAN of Town of Fredericksburg, County of Spotsylvania, Joiner, brother and heir at law of John Allan, Merchant, deceased, of the same place, of the first part, ARCHIBALD McPHERSON, WILLIAM HUNTER and JAMES HUNTER, acting executors of the last will and testament of John Allan, dec'd, of the second part, and WILLIAM ALCOCK of the county of Caroline, Planter, of the third part. Whereas John Allan by his last will and testament bearing date 14 March 1749/50 directed that all his estate shall be sold at publick auction at the June or October Fair in Fredericksburgh after his decease, except such part thereof as in his will he had specifically devised .. recorded County Court of Spotsylvania. Executors exposed the estates to public sale on 5 Oct 175- when William Alcock became a purchaser for tract of land in County of Orange, containing 1000 acres for the consideration of £72 .. which was the highest price that could be got for the same .. and whereas James Allan, brother and heir at law of John Allan, dec'd, who is intitled to the legal estate is willing to fulfill .. and confirm the sale .. this Indenture witnesseth that James Allan, Archibald McPherson, William Hunter and James Hunter .. for sum of £22 .. and in further sum of five shillings, to James Allan in hand paid .. do grant 1000 acres, granted to John Allan by patent 1 June 1741 .. bounded .. Colo. John Robinson .. Mr. Hugh Jones .. Colo. Spotswood .. the south side of the head of the River Po .
      Witnesses: William Hunter
      Benjamin Davis James Hunter
      T. Lewis James Allan
      Roger Dixon Archibald McPherson
      Recorded Orange County 27th February 1751
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Oct. 1, 1754. James Allan and James Hunter, surviving executors of the last will and testament of John Allan, Decd., etc., to Charles Dick of Fredericksburg, Mercht. curr. Lot. No. 7, in town of Fredericksburg. No witnesses. Oct. 1, 1754.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      March 1, 1756. James Allan to Peter Lucas, both of Spts. Co. £80 curr. Lot No. 62 in town of Fredericksburg. No witnesses. March 2, 1756.
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      1771-1774 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book H; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Novr. 19, 1773. Betty x Ware of Fredksbg. binds her daughter, Nancy Ware, to James Allan of Fredksbg. No witnesses. Novr. 19, 1773.

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