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Samuel Allen (1748 - 1799)

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Samuel Allen
Born in Albemarle, Virginiamap
Son of and [mother unknown]
Brother of
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Amherst, Virginia, United Statesmap
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Will of Jesse Allen of Buckingham County, Virginia[1]
Written: 27 July 1780
Probated: 3 June 1782
Amherst, Virginia
Jesse Jopling, son of Alsey Jopling (unless he dies before 21)
Children of Samuel Allen:
Jesse Allen, son of Samuel and Hannah Allen - Buckingham land
George Allen, same, gets Buckingham land
Lucy Allen, daughter of same couple
Executors: my brother Samuel and friend George Hilton
Witnesses: Thomas Jopling Sr, Thomas Jopling Jr., and Betheniah Hilton

Executor's Bond - Estate of Jesse Allen[1]
3 June 1783
Amherst, Virginia
Executors Samuel Allen and George Hilton.
Bondmen were William Spencer and Thomas Jopling Jr.


Will of Samuel Allen[2]
Written 30 January 1799
Probated 20 January 1800
Amherst, Virginia
Wife: Hannah Allen
Sons: George Allen, Jesse Allen, Samuel H. Allen, John Allen
Daughters: Lucy Tindall, Martha Allen, Bethenia Allen
Witnesses: Daniel Perrow, Guenemt (?) Perrow, Drury Husdon


  1. 1.0 1.1 Sweeny, William Montgomery, and Lenora Higginbotham Sweeny. 1999. Marriage bonds and other marriage records of Amherst County, Virginia, 1763-1800 / Marriage records of Amherst County, Virginia, 1815-1821 and subscription for building St. Mark's Church, Amherst County, Virginia / by Lenora Higginbotham Sweeny. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub. Co.
  2. Davis, Bailey Fulton. 1998. The wills of Amherst County, Virginia, 1761-1865. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press.

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