I descend from so many Allen lines that it is totally driving me crazy trying to keep them all straight.There are so many discrepencies between what I have seen and what my records say that I was hoping you could shed a little light on the subject.
I jumped over to the forum because I was trying to find info on Ebenezer Allen and proof that he was Ralph Allen's son.Now I see that I have to worry about whether he was married to Abigail.
Most of my records were more or less handed down to me and as young as I was when I started researching genealogy, I wasn't concerned with double checking things, but finding new stuff.
My main concern is Ralph Allan (son of George and Katherine Bourne?) b 1610/1615 and d 18 Dec 1691.I have seen lineages turning my Ralph into two different people.I have copies from a microfilm that I found years ago called: SIXTEEN GENERATIONS -"ALL AMERICAN OF ALLEN FAMILY DESCENDANTS 1570to 1970, by Aquila Barber England stating there was a marriage record at parish church of Ruorndon, Leicestershire between Ralph Allen and Patience Middleton Aug 24, 1634. Children of this couple are:
Ralph, Patience, John, Increase, Zachariah, Joseph (md. Sarah Holloway and Sarah Hull).He married 2nd Esther Swift and had: