Saturday, June 07, 2014

Surname Saturday : Allen

The ALLEN surname is in my maternal line.  The origins of the surname are Irish.

Stories and history :

Ahnentafel # 3764 : John Allen (1694-1771).  John was born August 3, 1694 in Ireland.  He married Amy Cox (1696-1778) in March 1719 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.  They raised 9 children in Chester County, Pennsylvania and were members of the Society of Friends (Quaker).  Amy was born 1696 in New Castle County, Delaware and died September 13, 1778.  John died September 16, 1771 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Ahnentafel # 1882 : John Allen (1720-1754).  John was born February 8, 1720 in London Grove, Chester County, Pennsylvania.  He married Phebe Scarlett (1772-1815) in London Grove, Chester County, Pennsylvania.  They raised 7 children in Chester County, Pennsylvania.  Phebe was born November 4, 1722 in Chester County, Pennsylvania and died in 1815 in Orange County, North Carolina.  John died October 1, 1754 in London Grove, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Ahnentafel # 941 : Hannah Allen (1741-1834).  Hannah was born 7th month, 10th day 1741 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.  She married Nicholas Barker (1737-1826) on June 9, 1760 in Guilford County, North Carolina.  Nicholas was born 3rd month 8th day 1737 and died 3rd month 24th day 1826 in Randolph County, North Carolina.  They raised 7 children in Guilford County, North Carolina.  Hannah died 12th month 10th day 1834 in Randolph County, North Carolina.

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