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

James Allen

Male 1691 - 1733  (42 years)


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  • Name James Allen 
    Born 1691  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 May 1733  Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16301  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 

    Father John Allen,   b. Abt 1650, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1718, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Eleanor Lambert,   b. Jan 1667, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1716, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1683  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2622  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 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) 
    Married Abt 1720  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Allen,   b. Abt 1720, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. William Allen,   b. Bef 1726, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1793, Prince William County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F11101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Virlinda MNU Allen,   d. Bef 1720, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1713  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F11104  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Allin, James, Charles County, 21st March., 1732/3; 11th May, 1733
      To wife Jane extx,, 1/2 of estate real and personal.
      To son William and hrs., other 1/2 of estate, except legacy to bro. George. Son to be in care of wife until age of 20, if they can agree, if not to be in care of Robert Coward.
      Test: Anthony Collins (Collings), Thomas Tosland, Alexander Setherland. 20, 665,
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      James Allin 17,252 CH £110.8.11 May 29 1733 Aug 7 1733
      Appraisers: William Williams, Arthur Collings.
      Creditors: George Mason, Richard Speake.
      Next of kin: Thomas Lamb, Anne Addams.
      Executrix: Jane Allin
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      James Allen 12.343 A CH £110.8.11 £144.14.8 Jul 17 1734
      Sureties: Robert Covert, Thomas Davis.
      Received from: Gabriel Bobo, Peter Babb, Benjamin Banister, Charles Adams,, Susannah Allen, Lodwick Adams, Thomas Skinner,, Mr. William Maconchie, William Groves, Thomas Murphy, John Speak, Col. Torn (?),
      Payments to: Robert Minon, Richard Speak, Charles Calvert, Esq,, Samuel Hanson, Col. George Mason, Thomas Speake, Anthony Collins.
      Distribution to: executrix, William Allen (son).
      Executrix: Jane Gray, wife of Samuel Gray.
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      Charles County Court Records, June Court 1736 Court, Liber T#2, Page 188.
      Jul 17, 1734, Samuel Grey & Jane, his wife, Ex'x of Jas Allen Dirs.
      To the decd's estate then accounted for - 144.14.53/4. By disbursements allowed - 14.19.6.
      To be secured & disposed of, according to the will of the decd, between the Exec and the decd's son, Wm -
      129.14.113/4.
      144.14.53/4.
      Robert Covert & Thos: Davis of CC, Sureties.
      Signed per Order - John Gibson, Reg:r.
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      Humphry Posey 1.64 CH £13.10.6 [1717-1718]
      Appraisers: William Wilson, James Allen,
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      Edward Gardiner 7,215 A CH £16,10.7 Nov 29 1725
      Received from: William Stone, Loewick Adams, James Allen, Mr. Webster.
      Payments to: John Howard., Dr. Brown, Charles Adams.. Benjamin Posey.
      Administratrix: Mary Gardiner.
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      George Hancock 12,29 CH £2.13.6 Mar 7 1726 May 26 1727
      Appraisers: James Allen, Charles Addams.
      Creditors: Thomas Millstead.
      Administrator: Francis Butcher.
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      Thomas Jenkins 9.355 A CH £351.8.7 £23.4.9 May 5 1729
      Received from: Stephen Brown, James Allen, Thomas Allen.
      Payments to: John Howard, Edward Colson, Charles Calvert, Esq.
      Legatees: Mr. Peter Attwood, Elisabeth Windsor, Sarah Sympson paid to Thomas Sympson.
      Executrix: Anne Jenkins.
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      Dr. Daniel Jenifer 10.669 A CH £420.12.6 £89,11.5 Feb 2 1730
      Received from: George Thomas, Leonard Wheeler, Sarah Peby, James Semmes, John Harris, John Thompson, Ledstone Smallwood, William Mcferson, Richard Speake, Benjamin Burgess, William Hagan, Sina Vincent, Thomas Sanders, Richard Chapman, James Allen, Philip Briscoe, Isaac Lemester, Daniel Bryan.
      Payments to: Stephen Cawood, Andrew Sympson, Dr. Sympeon, Matthew Howard, Matthew Barnes, Joshua Allford, Weldon Jefferson, George Johnson, Francis Good, Giles Zebbede, Margaret Miller, Barton Smoot, John Paraham, Samuel Hanson, Edward Henry Calvert, Esq.
      Administratrix; John Theobalds and his wife Elisabeth Theobalds, Mary Jenifer.

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      Thomas Skinner 12,407 A CH £38.5.10 Aug 7 1734
      Sureties: John Maning, Richard Speake.
      Received from: James Allen.
      Payments to: James Waters, John Chalmers, Edward Henry Calvert, Esq,, Charles Calvert, Esq., Francis Martin (his filial portion of estate of his father Robert Martin whose widow (unnamed) the deceased married), Richard Martin (his filial portion of estate of his father Robert Martin whose widow (unnamed) the deceased married), Charles Martin (his filial portion of estate of his father Robert Martin whose widow (unnamed) the deceased married).
      Executor: Thomas Skinner.
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      Col, George Mason 15.255 A CH £721.18,11 £74,0,8 Dec 11 1736
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of £6,6.0,
      Sureties: Richard Jarvis (of Charles County), John Edgar (of Prince George's County).
      Received from: James Donaldson, Mr. Beall, William Den, Philip Playfay, Capt. Jack, William Fletcher, George Allen, James Allen, Jonas Parker, James Sympson, Raphael Neale, Thomas Douglass, Nathaniel Thompson, executor of Prior Smallwood.
      Payments to: Jonas Parker, Bayne Smallwood, Col. Dent, Daniel Dulany, Esq,, Samuel Hanson, Edmond Jenings,, Esq.j, Tench Francis, Susanna Allene Catherine Playfay, John Forbes.
      Administratrix: Mrs. Anne Mason.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 233
      21 Mar 1710/11; Recorded at request of John Allen, planter
      10 Mar 1710; Deed of Gift from John Allen, Planter, to his children, James, George, and Anne Allen; all slaves, white servants, cattle, hogs, household good and possession to be equally divided; John Allen, the donor, and Elinor his wife, to have use of goods during their natural life; /s/ John Allen; wit. ?H- Searson, Alles Searson, Wm. Stone
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Land Records, Liber D#2, Page 44
      2 Jun 1713; Recorded at request of John Shakerly:
      10 Jun 1713; Indenture from James Allen, planter, to John Shakerly, planter; for 10 head of cattle and 1,000# tobacco; a parcel of land formerly taken up by Maj. William Boarman of 300 acres on the east side of the easternmost branch of Nanjemy Creek; /s/ James Allen; wit. Richard Mates (mark), Richd. Chapman, Thomas Stone; Verlinda, wife of James Allen ack. deed
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 52
      21 Mar 1716; Recorded at request of Joseph Manning:
      16 Nov 1716; Indenture from James Allen, planter, and Virlinda his wife, to Joseph Manning; for 1,500# tobacco; a tract formerly surveyed for Wm. Boreman and patented for 300 acres at the head of Nanjemy Creek; bounded by a parcel conveyed to Jno. Shackerly; containing 20 acres; /s/ James Allen, Virlinda Allen; wit. Gerard Fowke, Thomas Mathews; 15 Feb 1716 James Allen and Virlinda his wife ack. Deed
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 53
      7 Jun 1717; Recorded at request of William Elliott:
      16 Dec 1716; Indenture from James Allen, planter, and Virlinda his wife to William Elliott, planter; for 4,500# tobacco; part of a tract formerly surveyed for Willm. Boreman and patented for 300 acres at head of Nanjemy Creek; containing 42 acres; /s/ James Allen, Virlinda Allen; wit. Jno. Manning, Tho. Matthews; 20 Dec 1716 James Allen and Virlinda his wife ack. Deed
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 66
      19 Jun 1717; Recorded at request of John Lambert:
      14 Jun 1717; James Allen, for 9,000# tobacco paid by John Lambert; release of quit claim for tract being part of 160 acres formerly belonging to Clement Theobald on the west side of Portobacco Creek; located below Plumtree Point and bounded by Thomas Coates; containing 80 acres; /s/ James Allen (mark); wit. John Rogers, Rich. Bell, Charles Haseltine; 14 Jun 1717 James Allen ack. Deed
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 135
      18 Nov 1717; Recorded at request of Joseph Harrison:
      16 Nov 1717; Indenture from John Allen and James Allen, eldest sons and heirs of John Allen, by Ellinor his wife, to Joseph Harrison, s/o Richard Harrison; on 16 Aug 1658 Edmund Lindsey possessed land [B.37, 38] on the north side of the Potomac River and the east side of the easternmost branch of Nanjemy Creek; bounded by land formerly surveyed for William Boarman and 200 acres formerly surveyed for Edmund Lindsey; assigned 10 Feb 1662 to William Allen; Aug 1665 transferred to Roger Dickeson; 12 Mar 1666 sold to John Lamberty; 13 Aug 1692 given to his dau. Ellinor Lamberty (by his wife Ellen), wife of John Allen; James Allen and John Allen and Ellinor his wife and their heirs for 5,000# tobacco to Joseph Harrison; /s/ John Allen (mark), James Allen; wit. Thomas Stone, Gerrard Fowke, Dent; 16 Nov 1717 John and James Allen ack. Deed
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      Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin; Fall 1994 Vol 35 No 4; Charles County Land Commissions, 1716-1721; Liber M2, pp. 1-149; Series No. MSA C669-1; Accession No. MDHR: 89003-1;
      St Davids-20 Aug 1719 Petition of Thomas Rookwood, re Saint Davids and a tract adjoining lying at Chingawixon. Henry Tanner, age 70 odd years, that Matthew Dike 34 years ago shewed him a white oak. William Thomas, aet 50. John Franklin, aet 47, that Edward Rookwood about 13 years ago told him that the Hickory Levell on the north side where one James Allen now lives was the heart or about the middle of the land called Saint Davids. James Allen aet 28, that Henry Tanner told him last spring Robert Hanson was surveying here. Resurveyed 20 Aug 1719.

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