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Carter Allen
Davidson Co Tennessee


Carter Allen lived in Davidson Co. TN., and married 11 December, 1811 to Wilmoth Branch in Davidson Co. Carter was probably born prior to 1790, but no birth dates are known.

He was the son of Jane Allen, a widow, who owned property adjoining that of William Neely, which is believed to be Neely's bend on Cumberland River.

Carter had a brother Robert, who died unmarried in 1815, naming his mother, Jane as sole heir. Who was the husband of Jane Allen?

Carter Allen left his will dated March 29, 1847; probated 17 June, 1847 in Davidson Co., TN. He named his children as:

1. Robert C. Allen
2. Benjamin Allen
3. John W. Allen
4. William H. Allen
5. Julia Ann Allen (unmarried)

John William Allen was married three times. He first married Sarah P. Cartwright, December 11, 1839; (2) Eliza B. Corley, July 20, 1843; and (3)Martha Jane Sholl, August 14, 1855. By the third wife, he had a son, Eugene Allen born February 8, 1857 and died September 1, 1933 who married Mary Amanda Bowen, daughter of Jeremiah Bowen and Rebecca Buchanan.

This is the line of Robert P. Carver If you have any information on this family email myself or Bob.

melbaallen36@aol.com"

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