I am descended from Benjamin:
Descendants of Benjamin Allen
Generation No. 1
1.BENJAMIN1 ALLENHe married SARAH ?.
Children of BENJAMIN ALLEN and SARAH ? are:
2. i. JEPTHA2 ALLEN, b. September 11, 1802, NC; d. Bef. 1855.
ii. HENRY ALLEN.
iii. ABNER ALLEN.
iv. CHARLOTTE ALLEN.
v. MARY ALLEN.
vi. ABIGAIL ALLEN.
vii. ALETHA ALLEN.
Generation No. 2
2.JEPTHA2 ALLEN (BENJAMIN1) was born September 11, 1802 in NC, and died Bef. 1855.He married REBECCA BUTTS.She was born June 06, 1806 in NC, and died October 11, 1875.
Children of JEPTHA ALLEN and REBECCA BUTTS are:
i. WILLIS H.3 ALLEN, b. Abt. 1828; m. PATSY ?; b. Abt. 1832.
ii. GEORGE B. ALLEN, b. Abt. 1831, IL; m. CECILIA J. BELL, July 14, 1868, Marion County, IL.
iii. LEVI T. ALLEN, b. Abt. 1834, IL; m. ELIZABETH BISHOP, December 29, 1853, Clay County, IL.
iv. MARTHA J. ALLEN, b. April 15, 1837, IL; d. April 30, 1874; m. (1) WILLIAM NEWTON MANAHAN, November 23, 1854, Clay County, IL; b. Abt. 1810, TN; d. Abt. 1890; m. (2) BENJAMIN D. WILLIS SHOOK, May 19, 1864, Marion County, IL; b. December 09, 1815, Flat Creek, Bedford County, TN; d. May 02, 1872, Salem, Marion County, IL.
v. WILLIAM R. ALLEN, b. Abt. 1841, Wayne County, IL; d. July 19, 1878, Wayne County, IL; m. ELIZABETH L. HARLAN, August 10, 1865, Iola, Wayne County, IL; b. February 17, 1840, Wayne County, IL.
Edward J. Wurtz