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William Allen
And His Southern Family

William Allen was born about 1700 in unknown place. He married Mary (unknown) This couple lived in Maryland

This is another Allen family who were Quakers. For more on the family see Quaker records in MD., TN., and North Carolina

Children of William and Mary were born in Harford Co. Maryland.

1. Susannah Allen, born 19 October, 1726 St. George's Parish, Harford Co.

2. William Allen, born 11 March, 1729 St. George's Parish, Harford Co. Married 13 October, 1752 St. George's Parish, Harford Co., to Elizabeth Jones.

3. John Allen, born 21 January, 1731 St. George's Parish, Harford Co.

4. Joseph Allen, born 3 June, 1734 St. George's Parish, Harford Co. died at 3 months old.

5. Zachariah Allen, born 26 Aug 1735, St. George's Parish, Harford Co.

6. Joseph Allen, born 11 August, 1738 St. George's Parish, Harford Co.

7. James Allen, born 1 February, 1742 St. George's Parish, Harford Co., died 10 December, 1815 Blount Co. TN. He married about 1775 Elizabeth Laughlin, born 1 October, 1749 daughter of Hugh Laughlin and Mrs Mary Harlan Evans

8. Josiah Allen, born 31 October, 1745 St. George's Parish, Harford Co.


Zachariah Allen
Son of William Allen

Zachariah Allen, born 26 August, 1735 St. George's Parish, Harford Co. Married about 1760 to Lavinia Jones, daughter of George Jones and Elizabeth Lindley.

Children of Zachariah and Lavinia are :

1. William Allen, born October, 1768 NC., died about 1844, Morgan Co. IN. He married about 1792 in Chatham Co. NC., to Jane Hobson, born 3 February, 1774 and died 4 March, 1856. Daughter of Charles Hobson and Sarah Beck.

Children:

    A. Mary Allen, born 2 November, 1793 Chatham Co. NC.; died 28 February, 1870 Chatham Co. NC. married Joseph Hobson.

    B. Zachariah Allen, born 5 July, 1796 Chatham Co. NC; died 23 Sep 1865, Marshall Co. IA. He married about 1818 Guilford Co. NC., to Susanna Reynolds. Both are buried in Bangor cemetery in Springfield IN.

    C. Charles Allen, born 9 October, 1797 Chatham Co. NC.; died 3 December, 1873 Morgan Co. IN. He married Rebecca Jane Hobson, daughter of Stephen

    D. Rebecca Allen, born 23 January, 1799 Chatham Co. NC. died 19 January, 1871 Keokuk Co. IA. She married 23 September, 1821, Chatham Co. NC., to Elisha Gregory.

    E. Zimri Allen, born 9 November, 1800 Chatham Co. NC.; died 27 March 1868, Morgan Co. IN. He married Deborah Hobson. Both are buried in West Union cemetery

    F. Sarah Allen, born 2 December, 1803 Chatham Co., and died 15 June, 1862 Morgan Co. IN. She married 16 January, 1825 Randolph Co. NC., to Silas Page Gregory.

    G. Jesse Allen, born 18 July, 1806 Chatham Co. NC., died 17 May 1885 Morgan Co. IN. He married Elizabeth Gregory.

    H. Joseph Allen, born 18 January, 1809 Chatham Co. disowned in 1828 at Cane Creek MM, NC. He married Elizabeth Rankin.

    I. Lavinia Allen, born 18 January, 1809 Chatham Co. Married James B. Hadley.

    J. Hannah ALLEN, born 17 October, 1812 Chatham Co. Disowned in 1828 at Cane Creek MM, NC. Married James Kivett.


James Allen
Son of William Allen

James Allen, born 1 February, 1742 St. George's Parish, Harford Co. Maryland. He was the son of William and Mary Allen.

James died 10 December, 1815 in Blount Co. TN. (Newberry MM, TN. records) James married Elizabeth Laughlin, born 1749 and daughter of Hugh Laughlin.

Children of James and Elizabeth are:

1. Mary Allen, born 7 January, 1776 NC. She was disowned in 1801 at Lost Creek MM, TN for marrying her 1st cousin, Jonathan Matthews, son of James and Susannah Laughlin.

2. Sarah Allen, born 23 October, 1778 NC. She was disowned in 1803 at Lost Creek MM, TN for marrying her 1st cousin, Edwin Allen. They married 23 December, 1801 Blount Co. TN.

3. Joanna Allen, born 22 June 1780 Orange Co. NC., died about 1841 in Blount Co. TN. She married 28 November, 1800 in Blount Co. to Samuel Jones, born 12 September, 1775 Orange Co. NC. He was the son of Thomas Jones Sr. and Jane Smith.

4. Hugh Allen, born 3 October, 1784 Orange Co. NC., and died about 1856 in Grant Co. IN. He married in Blount Co. TN., to Frances Morton, born 12 August 1792, Orange Co. NC.
5. Susanna Allen, born 11 February, 1786 Orange Co., died 22 November, 1789.

6. Elizabeth Allen, born 15 July, 1787 Orange Co., and died 22 November, 1789 NC.

7. James Allen Jr. born 14 April, 1789 Orange Co. Disowned for military involvement in 1813 at Newberry MM, TN.

8. William Allen, born 29 November, 1791 Orange Co., died 13 October, 1793 Randolph Co. NC. Buried in Marlborough cemetery.

9. Rebecca Allen, born 2 November, 1794 Randolph Co. NC. She married Uriah Hinshaw of Guilford Co. NC., son of William.


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