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Descendants of James Allen

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  JAMES1 ALLEN was born 1772 in Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia, and died 1840.  He married ANNA COLLIER January 20, 1794 in Pittsylvania county Virginia, daughter of JOHN COLLIER.

     

Child of JAMES ALLEN and ANNA COLLIER is:

2.                i.    JAMES ALLEN2 JR., b. October 07, 1807, Franklin County, Virginia.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  JAMES ALLEN2 JR. (JAMES1 ALLEN) was born October 07, 1807 in Franklin County, Virginia.  He married (1) ANNA COLLIER April 08, 1829, daughter of JOHN COLLIER.  He married (2) NANCY ADAMS 1866.

     

Child of JAMES JR. and ANNA COLLIER is:

3.                i.    WILLIAM H.3 ALLEN, b. December 21, 1812, Franklin County,  Virginia; d. December 27, 1893, Allen Cemetery, Ice Creek, Lawrence County, Ohio.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

3.  WILLIAM H.3 ALLEN (JAMES ALLEN2 JR., JAMES1 ALLEN) was born December 21, 1812 in Franklin County,  Virginia, and died December 27, 1893 in Allen Cemetery, Ice Creek, Lawrence County, Ohio.  He married (1) LUCRETIA ALFORD, daughter of JOHN ALFORD and MARGARET WILSON.  He married (2) MATILDA PATTERSON.

 

Notes for WILLIAM H. ALLEN:

William was born in Franklin County, Virginia.  Came to lawrence County, Ohio when about 12 years old, with his parents.  Trip was made with one horse which the mother rode, with father and William walking.  (Refer to memories by John L. Allen).  William died at his home on Ice Creek, Lawrence County, Ohio.  He was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church.  He is buried in the Allen Cemetery, Deering, Ohio.

 

Land Deeds for William Allen - Certificate No. 5894 - Vol. 12, page 269 Signed by President Van Buren, August 5, 1837.  Certificate No. 10915, Vol 22, Page 430, Signed by President John Tyler, June 25, 1841.  Registered at Land Office, Chillicothe, Ohio, probably now Columbus, Ohio.  Information on Land Deeds furnished by Dorothy Dean Ward who has the original deeds.

 

     

Children of WILLIAM ALLEN and LUCRETIA ALFORD are:

4.                i.    JOHN LEE4 ALLEN, b. November 05, 1835, Lawrence County, Ohio near Ironton; d. January 14, 1923, Greenwood Cemetery, West 1/2 lot 20 Sec 9, Council Grove, KS.

5.               ii.    JAMES MARION ALLEN, b. November 27, 1837, Ohio; d. February 12, 1916, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.

                 iii.    ANNA ALLEN, b. January 17, 1840; d. July 15, 1841, Lawrence County, Ohio.

                 iv.    WILLIAM HARRISON ALLEN, b. May 06, 1843; d. December 18, 1890, Allen Cemetery, Derring Ohio; m. MARGARET HUNT.

 

Notes for WILLIAM HARRISON ALLEN:

Served in Co K 5th West Virginia Infantry in Civil War.

 

6.               v.    MARGARET JANE ALLEN, b. September 17, 1844; d. August 15, 1868, Allen Cemetery, Deering Ohio.

     

Children of WILLIAM ALLEN and MATILDA PATTERSON are:

                 vi.    SARAH ELIZABETH4 ALLEN, b. December 08, 1847; d. January 18, 1906; m. MEREDITH EDWARDS, January 02, 1873.

 

Notes for MEREDITH EDWARDS:

Related to Homer Ewards and Effie Stanley

 

                vii.    GEORGE WASHINGTON ALLEN, b. November 14, 1851; d. September 05, 1854, Allen Cemetery near Deering, Ohio.

               viii.    MARY LUCRETIA ALLEN, b. February 08, 1854; d. 1924, Rock Camp, Ohio; m. JOHN KEYS, 1870.

 

Notes for MARY LUCRETIA ALLEN:

Charity Ella Dilley's sister hester Ann, married Coleman Keys a brother of John Keys, making the Keys family related to both Allens and Dilleys.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

4.  JOHN LEE4 ALLEN (WILLIAM H.3, JAMES ALLEN2 JR., JAMES1 ALLEN) was born November 05, 1835 in Lawrence County, Ohio near Ironton, and died January 14, 1923 in Greenwood Cemetery, West 1/2 lot 20 Sec 9, Council Grove, KS.  He married CHARITY ELLA DILLEY December 10, 1867 in Lawrence County, Ohio, daughter of ABNER DILLEY and ARMILDA RUSSELL.

 

Notes for JOHN LEE ALLEN:

He was 87 when he died.

 

He was a Civil War veteran who served as a Corporal in Company K, Fifth Regiment, West Virginia infantry, from November 6, 1861 through November 23, 1864.  Later he was promoted to Sergeant.  He became sick with typhoid fever at Sperryville, VA

 

He was a member of Wadsworth Post, No 7, Department of Kansas, Grand Army of the Republic.

 

John and Chairty Allen lived on Litte Ice Creek, Ironton, Ohio for the first years of their marriage.  All 8 children were born in that location.  The family came to Kansas in December 1884.  The trip was made to Cincinnati, Ohio by river boat, then by train to Parkerville, Kansas.  It took three days and nights to make the trip by train.  Harriet Dilley Stivers, a sister of Charity lived at Parkerville, a small town a few miles north of Council Grove, Kansas.  Here the family of ten lived in two rooms over the post office for several months before moving to a farm owned by Harriet Stivers.  Here they had three rooms and a kitchen roof that leaked.  On November 28, 1886 William died of typhoid fever.  Several other children had the disease but recovered.  In the spring of 1904 the family moved to Council Grove (See obituary of John L. Allen and his Civil War redords).

 

Cemetery lot for John L. Allen and Chairty Ella Allen as listed above, purchased October 1917, W F Shamleffer, Mayor, H W Craven, City Clerk.  Recorded in book 29 of Deeds, page 444. 

 

Notes for CHARITY ELLA DILLEY:

Schoolteacher and educator, whe came from a wealthy family.  She was a great bible student.

 

     

Children of JOHN ALLEN and CHARITY DILLEY are:

                   i.    WILLIAM CARR5 ALLEN, b. September 02, 1868; d. November 29, 1886, Parkerville, Kansas.

 

Notes for WILLIAM CARR ALLEN:

William died of typhoid fever.  He was 18 years of age.

 

Lot for William C. Allen - Parkerville, Kansas Lot 1, block 2 containing 16 and 20 feet, purchased May 9, 1887. 

 

 

                  ii.    HARRIETT ELIZABETH ALLEN, b. January 18, 1870; d. 1937, Council Grove, Kansas; m. DR. WILLIAM T (DOC) HARVEY.

 

Notes for HARRIETT ELIZABETH ALLEN:

Harriett died of a heart attack

 

She was trained as a nurse and alo taught school.

 

Thei wedding was very large and the other girls sai it was so much work they did't want one like it.

 

                 iii.    FRANK DILLEY ALLEN, b. November 23, 1871; d. August 06, 1961; m. CLAUDIA CARR, September 29, 1902, Clay Courthouse.

 

Notes for FRANK DILLEY ALLEN:

Was the rural mail carrier in Seibert, Colorado until he retired.

 

 

                 iv.    ALBERT NEWTON ALLEN, b. May 20, 1874, Ice Creek, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. May 16, 1945, Green Wood Cemetery, North of Council Grove, Kansas; m. ADA MAY BELL, December 25, 1900, Alta Vista, Kansas.

 

Notes for ALBERT NEWTON ALLEN:

The Bell & Allen Picture:

Back Row Left to Right and Then Down:

 

Edware Bell(Uncle)

Icy Newsome Bell(Aunt)

Grandfathers brothers wife (name unknown)

Alexander Bell (Grandfather of Charity)

Albert Newton Allen (Father)

Glenn Bell (Uncle)

Gladys Bell Burton (Aunt)

Grandfather Bell's brother (sitting)

Unknown

Lucy Varner Bell (Grandmother)

Ada May Bell Allen (Mother)

Albert Allen Osborne(Sister)

Campsee Bell Collier (Aunt)

Man Unknown

Kathryn Naomi Allen McDiffett (sister)

Ada Genevieve Allen Eshnaur (Sister)

Tina Bell Jaeger (Aunt)

Mildred Irene Allen Martin (Sister)

 

 

The Allen Picture:

Left to Right Back Row and Then Down:

 

Dr William Harvey (Charity's Uncle)

Harriet Allen Harvey (Aunt)

Frank Allen (Uncle)

Claudia Allen (Aunt)

Frank Hotchkiss (Uncle)

Ethan Allen (Uncle)

Birdsley Allen Nelson (Aunt)

Mattie Allen Mayos (Aunt)

Mildred Allen Hotchkiss (Aunt)

John Lee Allen (Grandfather)

Charity Dilly Allen (Grandmother)

Wilma Hotchkiss (Cousin)

Alberta Allen Osborne (Sister)

Eloise Pearson (Cousin)

Alberta Allen Osborne (Sister)

Eloise Pearson (Cousin)

Genevieve Allen Eshnaur (Sister)

Ada May Bell Allen (Mother)

Albert Newton Allen (Father)

Allen Hotchkiss (Cousin)

Mildred Allen Martin (Sister)

Reginald Allen (Cousin)

Kathryn Allen McDiffett (Sister)

Virginia Allen Guntler (Cousin)

 

Grandfather Allen served in the Civil War and was in the Battle of Bull Run.

 

Albert died of ulcers.

 

                  v.    MILDRED JANE (ARMILDA) ALLEN, b. August 30, 1876; d. August 19, 1964, Manhattan, Kansas; m. EDMUND J HOTCHKISS, April 24, 1901.

 

Notes for MILDRED JANE (ARMILDA) ALLEN:

Mildred Jane received grade school education in Morris county, KS. and attended State Teachers College at Emporia.  Taught several terms of rural school in Morris County.  First home after marriage was a farm on Slough Creek between Kelso and Council Grove, KS. In 1908, Edmund, Mildred with Allen and Wilma homesteaded near Siebert, Colorado.  Lived 14 months in a one room sod house which they built with sod plowed from the 160 acre homestead.  Moved to a farm five miles west of Council Grove for several years then into Council grove and in 1920 to Santa Paula, CA for one year.  Moved to Manhattan, KS in 1921.

 

Notes for EDMUND J HOTCHKISS:

Edmund was one of the first homesteaders in Eastern Colorado near Seibert.

Edmund died from ulcers.

 

                 vi.    MARTHA LOUELLA ALLEN, b. September 01, 1878; d. September 07, 1958, Medicine Lodge, Kansas; m. EDWARD JAMES MAYOS.

                vii.    ANNA BYDRSLEY ALLEN, b. December 15, 1880; d. January 25, 1972, Corona, California ashes buried in Allen, Kansas; m. CARL W. NELSON.

               viii.    ETHAN LEE ALLEN, b. March 27, 1883; d. May 05, 1966, Corona, California; m. STELLA HEATH, November 17, 1916.

 

Notes for ETHAN LEE ALLEN:

Ethan died of a stroke.

 

5.  JAMES MARION4 ALLEN (WILLIAM H.3, JAMES ALLEN2 JR., JAMES1 ALLEN) was born November 27, 1837 in Ohio, and died February 12, 1916 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.  He married MARY FRANCES WOODS.

 

Notes for JAMES MARION ALLEN:

James was a Machinist in Iroto at the time of his death.

 

Allen, James; 1868 March1; d-Ironton;O-Machinist; COD-Consumption

     

Children of JAMES ALLEN and MARY WOODS are:

                   i.    ED5 ALLEN, b. 1869, Ohio.

                  ii.    EMMA ALLEN.

 

6.  MARGARET JANE4 ALLEN (WILLIAM H.3, JAMES ALLEN2 JR., JAMES1 ALLEN) was born September 17, 1844, and died August 15, 1868 in Allen Cemetery, Deering Ohio.  She married JAMES H DILLEY, son of LUTHER DILLEY and MARGARET WALLER.

     

Children of MARGARET ALLEN and JAMES DILLEY are:

                   i.    MARY5 DILLEY, m. MR. THORNTON.

                  ii.    JOHN DILLEY.