In searching another line of my family, I ran across the following Allen wills.If they help anyone, GREAT.I have not connected these Allens to my family so this is all the info I have.
This information is from WILLS, ADMINISTRATIONS AND MARRIAGES of FAUQUIER COUNTY, VIRGINIA 1759 - 1800 Compiled by J. Estelle Stewart King in 1939.
Will signed 12 August 1789. --- 1793
My father, James Withers, of Stafford County, bequeathed to me 2 slaves - My late husband left these slaves by will and testament to his sons, William, James, Joseph Allen and his dau. Ann Bradford, to be given them at my decease, and doubthas arisen as to whether said husband had right to dispose of said Negroes.
To daughter, Ann Bradford, all my wearing apparel.
Grandsons: Baldwin Bradford and Armistead Minor
Sons, Thomas, Joseph, James Allen
Money to be paid widows of sons, John and William Allen.
Exrs: Sons Thomas, James and Joseph Allen
ALLEN, WILLIAM[this appears to be the deceased son, William, in Ursulla Allen’s will.Note children carry the name of “Withers”, the maiden name of Ursulla]
Will signed 16 August, 1739. Proved 12 May 1741.Of Stafford County, Overwharton Parish.
Mentions land left by Margaret Janaway, dec'd., unto her grandchildren, William and Margaret Lunsford (brother and sister).
Wife, Margaret Allen.
Legatees:John Crump; Sarah Walton (dau.) to have slaves; grandson William Walton (son of William); gr.dau. Ann Walton (father, William Walton)
Daughter, Elizabeth Walter (hus. George) and son, William Walter.
Daughter, Margaret, to have land in Prince William County.
Daughter, Dinah James (hus. John) to have slaves and land in Prince William County, on Elk run.
Daughter, Hannah Withers, and son, James Withers, to have slaves.
Wife and son William to have plantation where I now live.
Grandson, John Allen.
Exrs: wife and son William.
Wit: Richard Young, John Tibbs, Darly Murphy.
Will signed 3 November 1759, probated 26 March, 1761
To son, John Allen, land in the Marsh Neck and slaves.
To son, Thomas Allen, all land below Indian Springs
To son, William Allen, land that I bought from John Hopper, where Gerrard Edwards now lives.
Sons, Joseph and James, to have land on which I now live.
To daughter, Ann Merr (or Marr), 2 slaves.
Exrs: wife and son, Thomas.
Witn: George Crump, Benjamin Crump, William McDaniel (page 29)