Today's featured relative in my database is my maternal 8th-great grandfather, John Allen.
John was born February 8, 1719/20 in London Grove, Chester Co., PA., the son of John and Amy (Cox) Allen. John married September 12, 1740 in London Grove to Phebe Scarlett. Phebe was born November 4, 1722 in Chester Co., PA and died 1815 in Orange Co., NC. John died October 1, 1754 in London Grove, Chester Co., PA.
This family were members of the Society of Friends (Quaker), and some dates may not have been properly recorded by me.
Known children of John and Phebe (Scarlett) Allen are as follows :
i. Hannah Allen b. 1741 Chester Co., PA, d. 1834 Randolph Co., NC., m. Nicholas Barker
ii. Amy Allen b. 1743 Chester Co., PA, m. Herman Husband
iii. Ann Allen b. 1746 Chester Co., PA., m. Amos Comer
iv. John Allen b. 1749 Chester Co., PA., d. 1826, m. Rachel Stout
v. Samuel Allen b. 1751 Chester Co., PA., d. 1834, m. Hannah Cox
vi. Thomas Allen b. 1754 Chester Co., PA., d. 1754 Chester Co., PA
vii. William Allen m. Hannah Cox
I descend from John and Phebe (Scarlett) Allen through their daughter, Hannah, as follows :
John Allen and Phebe Scarlett
Hannah Allen and Nicholas Barker
Abner Barker and Lydia Osborne
Mary Barker and John W. Davis
Mary Davis and John T. Beals
Nathan Thomas Beals and Elizabeth Caroline Poe
Pearl May Beals and Charles Wilson Lambertson
Clemon Beals Lambertson and June Kirk Davis (my great-grandparents)