Surname: Allen

Allen formerly of Richeston

The following titled Allen families are listed in “Burke’s General Armory”: Cheshire, Suffolk, and Wilts; Viscount Allen; Dale Castle, co. Pembroke (heir-Elinor m. 1776); Cresselly, co. Pembroke; Patrick Allen; Chelsea, 1563; Errol, co. Perth; Stanton Woodhouse, Derbyshire, 1586; Derbyshire, London, and Staffordshire; Devonshire; Essex (3 families); Grove, co. Kent, 1610; Kent (two families); Hoyland, W. R., co. York; Broughton, co. Lanc. 1664; Brindley, co. Chester; City of Chester, 1697; Rathtimney, co. Wexford, Visit. co. Wexford, 1618; Alenscourt; Lancashire; Whetston, Leicestershire, Visit. Leicester; Sheriff of London, 1620, Camden’s Grants, London (five families); Suffolk and Sussex; Edward, Founder of Dulwich College; Capt.

Allen Coat Of Arms

The Allen Coat Of Arms A Coat of Arms is an emblem or a device which is displayed by titled persons, persons of royal blood, and their descendants. Coats of Arms were originally used for purposes of identification and recognition on the field of battle as well as in civil life. It is claimed by some writers that Coats of Arms, in a crude form, were used by Noah’s sons after the flood. There are records of other Coats of Arms, in one crude form or another, at different periods of ancient history. Heraldry, however, as we know it today,

Allen of Cresselly

B108 DAVID ALLEN: 3rd s. of Thom. Allen, of Gelleswick, co. Pembroke; m. Anne (dau. of Rowland Langhorne (grandson of Gen. Rowland Langhorne, a conspicuous soldier in the Civil Wars)). (1) William: of Fobstone. Issue. (2) John: his heir–B109. B109 JOHN ALLEN: m. Joan, dau. of John Bartlett, of Cresselly; issue: (1) John Bartlett: his heir–B110. (2) Roger: m. Margaret, widow of John Davis, Esq., of the Hays. (A) James Allen, Esq., of Freestone Hall. (3) Joshua: ancestor of Allen, of Bickton. B110 JOHN BARTLETT ALLEN: Esq. of Cresselly, co. Pembroke; m. (1) 1763, Eliz. (only child of John Hensleigh,

Biography of Edward Payson Allen

One of the most conspicuous figures in the financial and civic life of Southern Kansas was removed with the death of Edward Payson Allen at his home in Independence, November 27, 1915. He had already passed the age of three score and ten and with many ripe achievements to his credit and with the honorable associations of a long and useful life he went to his reward. He was a Civil war veteran, a pioneer in Montgomery County, Kansas, had filled public offices and had long borne the responsibilities of managing one of the largest banks in the state. His

Slave Narrative of Susan Dale Sanders

Interviewer: Byer York Person Interviewed: Susan Dale Sanders Location: Louisville, Kentucky Place of Birth: Spencer County KY Place of Residence: #1 Dupree Alley, Louisville, Kentucky The following is a story of Mrs. Susan Dale Sanders, #1 Dupree Alley, between Breckinridge and Lampton Sts., Louisville, an old Negro Slave mammy, and of her life, as she related it. “I lived near Taylorsville, Kentucky, in Spencer County, nearly all my life, ‘cept the last fo’ or five yea’s I’se been livin’ here. I was bo’n there in a log cabin, it was made of logs, and it was chinked with clay and

Slave Narrative of Pet Franks

Interviewer: Mrs. Richard Kolb Person Interviewed: Pet Franks Location: Aberdeen, Mississippi Age: 92 Uncle Pet, 92 year old ex-slave, is the favorite of Ackers’ Fishing Lodge which is situated 14 miles north of Aberdeen, Monroe County. He is low and stockily built. His ancestry is pure African. Scarcely topping five feet one inch, he weighs about 150 pounds. Though he walks with the slightest limp, he is still very active and thinks nothing of cooking for the large groups who frequent the lodge. He has his own little garden and chickens which he tends with great care. “I knows all

Slave Narrative of Jim Allen

Interviewer: Mrs. Ed Joiner Person Interviewed: Jim Allen Location: West Point, Mississippi Age: 87 Jim Allen, West Point, age 87, lives in a shack furnished by the city. With him lives his second wife, a much older woman. Both he and his wife have a reputation for being “queer” and do not welcome outside visitors. However, he readily gave an interview and seemed most willing to relate the story of his life. “Yas, ma’m, I ‘members lots about slav’ry time, ’cause I was old ‘nough. “I was born in Russell County, Alabamy, an’ can tell you ’bout my own mammy

Nehemiah Allen Family

Ch. of (c) Nehemiah and Mary, his first wife. 1. Samuel: b. 1723; probably d. y. By second wife. 2. Nehemiah: b. 1729; m., 1752, Edrie Wheeler. She d. 1809. He d. 1810. 7 ch. 3. Ebenezer: b. 1731; m., 1756, Dinah Fairchild. He d. 1795. She d. 1813. 10 ch.

Introduction to Allen Family History

The Allen Family is among the forty-nine “best families” selected by the American Historical-Genealogical Society for whom the Society has published family histories during the past few years. The Allen Family has been prominent in the British Empire and in the United States, its members having played important roles in war and in peace. Family pride is a commendable trait and should be cultivated. All Allens have just cause to be proud of their family history and traditions. In references No. 17, No. 3 and No. 7 we find the following regarding the Origin of the name Allen: The name

Daniel and Mary (Grant) Allen Family

Ch. of (e) Daniel and Mary (Grant) Allen. 1. Elihu: b. 1739; m. Abigail ——-, of Cornwall. 3 ch. 2. Gabriel: b. 1742; m., 1769, Deborah Russ, of Cornwall. He d. prior to 1780. 2 ch. 3. Daniel: b. 1744; m., 1766, Dorcas Dibble; b. 1746. He d. in Stratford, Conn., 1777. He enlisted, 1776, in Wadley’s Battalion, was taken prisoner Nov. 16, 1776, at Fort Washington and starved by the British; removed in a dying condition to Stamford, Conn. 4 ch.