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Descendants of Josiah Allen, Sr.  (numbers indicate generation)

1. Josiah Allen, Sr. born about 1720 in Scotland or Ireland died 1816 in Green Co., GA; wife b. in Ireland m. abt 1740 in Colleton Dist., SC. 8 Children: Sherwood, Elizabeth, Milly, James, Robert, Jeremiah, Benjamin, William:

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* "Journal of Court Ordinary Inventory Book, Will Book, 1781-1786" by Brent H Holcomb. Josiah Allen, decd 5 July 1782 with James Allen as admin.

* "Abstracts of Old 96 and Abbeville Dist Wills and Bonds" by Willie Pauline Young 1950 Josiah Allen - admn James Allen of Richland creek in 96 Dist was next of Kin (Box 1, pack 20) Allen (minors) Box 105, pack 2577: 7 July 1784, John Thomas Jr ord in 96 Dist, the sum of 200# Jacob Smith was the gdn. of Young, Milly, Polly, Nancy and Drury Allen minor children of Josiah Allen, Dec.

* "The Jury Lists of SC, 1778-1779" by GeLee Corley Hendrix and Morn Mckay Lindsay. Josiah Allen of Little Saludy listed on G Jury p 81.

* "Index to SC Land Grants, 1784-1800": Josiah Allen - 458 Vol 22 LG 1785; 096, vol.25, LG 1788, Class 12.

* "96 Dist, SC, Journal of the Court of Ordinary Inventory Book, Will Book, 1781 - 1786" by Brent H Holcomb, p 67; An Inventory & appraisement of the estate of Josiah Allen, late of 96th Dist, intestate, made on 13 Sep 1782. James Allen admr., filed on 11 Oct 1782. (5 Jul 1782) James Allen took a citation on estate of father, Josiah Allen, filed on 20 Aug 1782.

* SC Marriages, 1800--1820" marr of Jennet Allen, dau of Josiah Allen

* Vol II - DAR patriot Index: Josiah Allen, b abt 1730/1740, d 1781, marr. unknown,serv Lt in SC * Edgefield Co, SC - Will bk C p 73 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Paragraph on Paul H. Allen after whom the town and county are named (also hypertext linked above).

For more information contact Judy Canant

Useful links for the Allen family (off site)

Florida State Archives Photographic Collection Offise

Descendants of the Allens who moved to FL & history of the area, Leon County Florida Genealogy Resources Offsite

West Florida Land & History Offsite

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