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

John 'tanner' Allen

Male Bef 1643 - Aft 1668  (> 27 years)

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  • Name John 'tanner' Allen 
    Birth Bef 1643 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1668  Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I137347  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Family Elizabeth MNU Allen,   b. Bef 1651   d. Aft 1668, Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 19 years) 
    Family ID F53741  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1662-1666 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 175
      I GEO: NICHOLLS doe assigne & seU over all my right of this Land wth:in specified unto JOHN ALLEN his heyres & assignes for ever; wth: all ye priviledges & appurtenances therew belonginge .. & doe bind my selfe to acknowledge this Sale in ye next Cort: as Witness my hand this 25 Janry: 1665
      Fehr. 20th 1665. Acknowledged by JNO: WOOD, Attor: of GEO: NICHOLLS & is .recorded
      I GEO: NICHOLLS doe engage my selfe my heyres assignes yt: my Wife. FRAN: NICHOLLS shall acknowledge this Sale in Northumberld: County Cort: before ye last paymt. yt: JNO: ALLEN is to pay to GEO: NICHOLLS wch; will be in ye yeare 1667; Witness my hand this 25th Janry. 1665
      KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents yt: I GEO: NICHOLLS of ye County of No.rthumberld:, Planter. doe constitute & ordayne my Friend, JOHN WOOD, to be my true & lawfully Attorney for me &: in my behalf e to acknowledge in Cort: as well of Land wch: I lately sold unto JOHN ALLEN in ye County aforesd: & what my sd: Atto.r: shall doe in this case, I bind my selfe my heyres to be confirmable unto ye same: In Witnesse of the truth I have here sett my hand and seale this 19th Febr: 1665.
      Signed & sealed in ye p:sence of us
      1666-1669 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 37
      Northumberland County Court 20th of lune 1668
      JOHN ALLEN for ye North side of GREAT WICOCOMAKO RIVER
      1666-1670 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 43
      KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents yt; I JNO: ALLEN of GREAT WICOCOMAKO in ye County of Northumberland for a valuable consideracon have sold unto JOHN BENNELL of GREAT WICOCOMAKO aforesaid, One hundred acres of Land scituate in GREAT WICOCOMAKO aforesd: Planter, begining at a m:ked red Oake nigh a Swampe deviding this & ye Land of Capt. WM. NUTT, & extending thence Northeast thirty one poles to a m:ked Hicory Stake nigh COWE PATH, thence along North West & by West to a m:ked Hicory standing in ye Old Path, thence South West by South eighty pole to a m:ked Hicory at ye head of a valey, thence South 80 poles to Capt. NUTTs line, thence North by East 64 pole to Capt. NUTTs Corner tree, being a Poplar, thence East South East to ye first station, To have & to hold ye sd: One hundred acres of Land wth; all ye rights unto ye sd: JOHN BENNALL his heyres & assignes and I ye sd: JNO: ALLEN doe by these p:sents covenant for my self my heyres to warrt: ye sd: Land to be free from any manner of p:sons to him ye sd; JOHN BENNALL his heyres for ever; In Witnesse whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 17th Febr: 1667/8
      Signed sealed & delivd: in ye pr;sence of
      17th Apr: 1688. Recognitur JNO: ALLEN & JNO: HUGHLETT, Attor: of ELIZA: ALLEN & recordatur
      KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents yt: I ELIZ: ALLEN doe appoynt my loving Friend, JOHN
      HUGHLETT, to acknowledge 100 acres of Land yt. my Husband sold to JNO: BENNELL; Witnesse my hand this 7th April 1668

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