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James Allen

Birthplace: Virginia, Colonial America
Death: February 20, 1711 (53-54)
Surry County, Virginia, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of Arthur Allen, of Bacon's Castle and Alice Hardy
Brother of Valentine Allen, of Old Rappahannock; Joan Proctor; Elizabeth Jackman, widow Caulfield; Mary Long; Katherine Johnson and 3 others

Managed by: Erin Ishimoticha
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About James Allen

Major Arthur Allen, born 1627 in Surry Co. and died 1710 in Isle Of Wight Co. Virginia.

He married Catherine, daughter and heiress of Capt. Lawrence Baker of Surry Co. The will of Arthur was proved in Surry Co. Court September 5, 1710 and named the following children:

5. James Allen, born about 1657 VA.

1711: Surry Co., VA Will Book 6, pg. 97

January 24th 1711... Will of James Allen, Leg:

to brother Arthur Allen 1400-acres of land granted to me by Patent on April 25th 1701 situated on the south side main Blackwater Swamp, part in Surry and part in Isle of Wight, except 700-acres of land which I have sold to Thomas Pittman, and Samuel Lancaster and 300-acres which I have sold to Robert Lancaster Jr. and also 200-acres which I have sold to Joseph Wall, all of which said three parcels of land on part are part of above patent, and I gave them to my loving brother, John Allen and his heirs, etc. and he confirms the three pieces of land to said parties as soon as possible after my decease bequeaths Negro slaves to loving mother, Katherine Allen, for her life, at her death to brother, Joseph Allen. To Margaret Crocker wife of John Crocker 1000 lbs. tobacco, to cousin, Arthur Bridger, when he is 21 to be paid by executors and small silver tankard Val four pounds. Rest of estate to be divided between all my brothers and sister, viz. Elizabeth Bridger, wife of William Bridger, John Allen, Arthur Allen, Ann Allen, Mary Allen and Joseph Allen. All to receive legacy at 18 years old. Makes brother, John Allen, Executor, dated January 24th 1711 witnesses: Thomas Drew, Richard Taylor. Probated February 20th 1711.

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Virginia, Colonial America
February 20, 1711
Age 54
Surry County, Virginia, Colonial America