Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Joseph Allen

Male Bef 1703 - Aft 1735  (> 34 years)


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  • Name Joseph Allen 
    Born Bef 1703  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1735  Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I063168  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 

    Father William Allen,   b. 1675, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1741, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Margaret Lunsford,   b. 1679, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 12 May 1741, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years) 
    Married Abt 1695  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary MNU Allen,   b. Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1731, Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F30150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1722-1728 Stafford County, Virginia Deed Book; [Antient Press]; p 253-258
      This Indenture made 10th and 11th May 1726 between WlLLM. ALLEN of Parish Overwharton County Stafford & HENRY HARDEN of said.. by deeds of lease & release .. for Nine hundred pounds of good sound merchantable Tobacco to him in hand paid sold 60 acrea in Overwharton Pariah bounded twixt the lands belonging to JOHN SHOEMACK & JOSEPH ALLEN & one certain tract belonging to said Henry Harden formerly sold to him by said William Allen .. the 60 acres lyeing On the head of Elk Run which is a branch issueing Out of the south west branch of Ocroquan River commonly known by the name of Adar run Presence Thomas Reilly, William Allen
      George Sinclair, Rawleigh Chinn
      At Court held for Stafford County ye 11th May 1726 William Allen
      atknowledged this deed of lease & release ... admitted to record.
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      1722-1728 Stafford County, Virginia Deed Book; [Antient Press]; p 328-332
      This Indenture made 2nd and 3rd November 1726 betwteen JOSEPH ALLEN of Pariah Overwharvton county Stafford &, HENRY HARDEN of ..said county .. by deeds of Iease and reIease .. for sum of Five thousand pwnda of good sound merchantable Tobacco sold 100 acres which he said Joseph had given him by deed of gift of WILLIAM ALLEN of Stafford County dated 10th September 1723 duly recorded the 9th October thereafter in Overwharton Parish Stafford County On East side of Elk run being part of tract containlna 340 acres pattented by said Wm. Allen from the Proprietors office of Northarn Neck nf Virginia dated 14th March 1718 also being in that part of Tract whlch lies hetween the land of Henry Harden and JOHN DELASUEMATE bounded .. beginning at upper corner tree of Henry Harden along back line to corner tree of John Delasuemate thence to run two paralel courses (vizt.) one from Hardens upper comer tree and one from
      Delasuemate'a corner tree thence running a cross from Hardans line to Delasuamate... to run as many equal Poles as ahall be sufficient to compleat 100 acres at the East end of the land which Iies between Harden and Delasuemata
      Presence Jon. Allen.
      Wm Hackney. George Sinclair Joseph x Allen
      At Court held for Stafford County 9th November 1726 Joseph Allen acknowledged deeds of least and release... admitted to record.
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1, Part II, (Antient Press); pp. 588-590
      Indenture 3rd December 1728 between JOSEPH ALLEN of Stafford County
      and JOHN MOREHEAD of King George County for divers causes .. especially 2000 pounds of Tobacco paid .. made over unto JOHN MOREHEAD 124 acres bounded .. Red oak upon Gleek's line; Gleek's Spring Branch; Stafford Road; Thomas Brooks line; branch of Dead Run ..
      Presence John Hudnall, Joseph x Allen
      Josh: Hudnall Mary x Allen
      4th December 1728 .. Livery & Seizin & Possession
      7th March 1728 .. Deeds & Possession & Seizin recorded.
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      1731 - 1732 Prince William County, Virginia Deeds, Liber A {June Whitehurst Johnson}:
      Pages 120-121, Jane Allen wife of George Allen of Prince William County for considerations unto moving....appoint Catesby Cocke my true and lawfull attorney for me...to acknowledge and relinquish my right and title of Dower and thirds in tract of 60 a. on north side of Brent Town Run and conveyed to James Mercer. Dated Nov. 15, 1731. Jean (her mark) Allen
      Wit: Thomas (his mark) Purr, Joseph (his mark) Allen.
      Pages 121-125. Nov. 15, 1731. James Meean of Prince William, planter to Charles McClelland of Stafford, planter....for 1300 lbs. Tob.... tract on north side of Brent Town Run....line of Thomas Reilley running with line of land bought by Charles McClelland of George Allen to Charles Brents land....near land of Thomas Furr....60 a... being part of tract of 247 a. granted to William Hackney from Proprietors office dated March 11, 1732 and by him conveyed to George Allen and Joseph Allen, which George Allen conveyed this part to James Meean.
      Deed of lease and release. James (his Mark) Meean
      Wit: Thomas (his mark) Furr, Joseph (his mark) Allan
      Rec'd. of Charles McClelland sum of 1300 lbs. Tob. and wit, by same. At court Nov. 17, 1731 James Meean acknowledged this deed with receipt endorsed to Charles McClelland and Catesby Cocke by power of attorney from Mary wife of James proved by oaths of wit. thereto relinquished her right of Dower.
      Pages 125-126. Mary Meean wife of James Meean of Prince William for considerations me thereunto moving....especially for inconsideration of sum...5 shillings...by Charles McClelland....appoint Catesby
      Cocke my true and lawfull attorney and relinguish all my right and title of Dower and thirds to tract....60 a....north side of Brent Town Run...conveyed by my husband to Charles McClelland. Dated Nov. 16, 1731. Mary (her mark) Meean
      Wit: Joseph (his mark) Allan, Thomas (his mark) Purr
      At court Nov. 17, 1731. Power of Attorney from Mary Meean was proved by oaths of wit.
      Pages 126-132. Nov. 15, 1731. Joseph Allen of Prince William, planter to Charles McClelland of Stafford....for 4000 lbs. Tob....tract on south side of Brent Town Run....whereon Joseph Allen lately dwell... being all land on south side of Brent Town Run. ...which included 247a. granted by deed from Proprietors office dated March 11, 1722/3 to William Hackney and by Hackney conveyed to Joseph Allen and his
      brother George Allen who divided same. George Allen taking.... on south side of said run. Deed of lease and release.
      Joseph (his mark) Allan
      Wit: Thomas (his mark) Purr, James (his mark) Meean
      Rec'd. of Charles McClelland sum of 4000 lbs. and wit. by Thomas Furr.
      At court Nov. 17, 1731. Joseph Allen acknowledged this deed with receipt endorsed to Charles McClelland and Catesby Cocke by virtue of power of attorney from Mary wife of Joseph proved by oaths of same.
      Pages 132-133. Mary Allen wife of Joseph Allen for considerations me thereunto moving....more especially for and inconsideration of 5 shillings by Charles McClelland....appoint Catesby Cocke my true and lawfull attorney for me....to acknowledge and relinquish all my right and title of Dower and thirds in tract on south side of Brent Town Run conveyed to Charles McClelland. Dated Nov. 16, 1731.
      Mary (her mark) Allan
      Wit: James (his mark) Meean, Thomas (his mark) Furr.
      At court Nov. 17, 1731. Power of attorney from Mary wife of Joseph Allen to Catesby Cocke proved by oaths of wit.
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      mentioned in Thomas Furr 1735 will Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber L; 1748 - 1749; pp 221-223
      THIS INDENTURE made the 8th day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty Eight Between GEORGE LAMKIN of the County of NORTHUMBERLAND of one part and JOSEPH ALLEN of the County of Prince William of the other part Witnesseth that the said GEORGE LAMKIN in consideration i)f the yearly rent herein reserved and also of the agreements between the said GEORGE LAMKIN and JOSEPH ALLEN and for other good causes hath granted to farm lett unto the Sd Joseph Allen his heirs & assigns a certain tenament of land being in the county of Prince Wm. near GOOSE CREEK it being part of the land the sd GEORGE LAMKIN purchased of THOS CHATTIN and bounded beginning on the North side of THOS, FURRs Spring Branch thence runing a small Branch to RICTORs Corner thence along the dividing line between the said RICTOR and the said GEORGE LAMKIN to CHATTINS RUN containing One hundred and fifty acres But if the said one hundred and fifty acres is not included in the said hounds then the remainder to be made up at the beginning not going nigher THUS FURRs Corner then where the beginning is Together with all such woods & Timber trees as shall he usefull for the maintaining the tenements aforesaid and making tobacco cask for the keeping and securing his tobacco & also for anything else that the said JOSEPH ALLEN shall want to use it (about on the said planation) he not makeing waste of any Timber To Have and To Hold from the date of this Lease during the term of Twenty one years thence next ensuing paying every year after the expiration of four years from the date of these presents the sum of Forty Shillings Current mony and the Accustomed Quitrents for the said One hundred and fifty acres of land and further the said JOSEPH ALLEN doth covenant to build one Tobacco House twenty eight foot long & twenty foot wide with posts in the ground and also to plant an Orchard of one hundred Apple trees and keep the same well trimed and under a good fence. In Witness whereof the said parties have set their hands & seals
      in presence of HOWSON KENNER GEO. LAMKIN
      THOS FUR; FRANS. SUTTELL JOS. ALLEN
      At a Court held for the County of Prince William the twenty fourth day of July 1749 GEORGE LANKIN acknowledged a Lease for Lives to JOSEPH ALLEN & the said JOSEPH acknowledged the same which is admitted to record

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