I am searching for any information on this Allen family.
1778SURRY CO NC LAND ENTRIES 1778-1781 Entries from Joseph Winston, His Entry Book
John Allin enters 300 acres on Fishers River/Pole Cat and 200 acres on Pole Cat.
Both entries say "for complement".Date on Both Entries:11 Aug 1778.
11 May 1784 (Surry DBC:59-60) Joseph WOODRUFF to John ALLIN 50 pds. 400 ac. S side Yadkin River; mentioned in two deeds dated 24 Oct 1782. s/Joseph X WOODRUFF. Wits: Alexander HAWKINS, John BOHANON, Aaron MOOR
On 22 Dec 1784 in Surry Co, North Carolina, Winnifred re-married (bond), to Nathan ALLEN (a.k.a. ALLIN), Silvanus PIPES Nathan's bondsman. Shortly thereafter, her new husband assumed guardianship of all six of her RIDGE children as well as administration of the RIDGE estate, and on 6 Aug 1785, Nathan ALLIN also purchased property at Camp Creek of the Mitchell River in Surry, 400 acres that was adjacent to Thomas PETTIT, step-son of Judith TOLSON Stacy.
17861786, APRIL 18...SURRY CO NC DEED BOOK D, PAGE 108...Isaac Allin of Surry Co NC purchased 200 acres on Polecat Creek from John Allin, it being a tract granted to John Allin by the state in 1784. It included houses building, orchards, water and water courses (see above record in 1778)
Surry Co. NC Deeds Books D, E, & F 1779-1797 by Mrs. W. O. Absher.It shows 18 April 1786 , John Allen Senr. giving 5 pounds, 200 acres to John Allen Junr., 100 pounds, 200 acres to William Allen and 5 pounds 200 acres to Isaac Allen.
1786 Surry Co. NC Tax List.Capt Atkins District
1 white poll, unless otherwise noted)
John Allen Sr, 300 Acres
John Allen Jr 200
William Allen 200
Isaac Allen 200
1787Surry Co. NC
20 Jan 1787 (Surry Co NC DBE:244) John ALLEN, Junr. to Amos SCRITCHFIELD, 25 lbs., 100 A. waters Fishers River adj. plantation where said ALLEN now lives.
s/ John (X) ALLEN. Wits: William COOK, Ben BURCH, William MEREDITH and John CRITCHFIELD.
1793Surry Co. NC
06 Feb 1793 (Surry Co NC DBE:241) John ALLEN to Peter HAMLEN, 50 lbs. 100, A, the plantation where John ALLEN has lately lived, East Side Fishers River where HOWARDS Road crosses said river adjoining said ALLEN to wagon road adjoining John RICHARDS. s/John (X) ALLEN and Elenor (X) ALLEN. Wits: David BRAY, William BRAY.
(Note: David Bray's son William Bray b. abt 1772 m. Letitia Hamlin d/o Peter Hamlin.)
10 Feb 1793 (Surry Co NC DBE:244) Amos SCRITCHFIELD of Spartanburg County, South Carolina to Sherod BROCK, 20 lbs., 100 Acres waters Fishers River adjoining land where John ALLEN, Jr. now lives. s/Amos SCRITCHFIELD.
Wits: William MEREDITH, Rezia JARVIS, and John SHORE.
13 Jan 1794 (Surry DB John & Ellinor ALLEN to David THOMASON, L100, 100 A Fishers River adj. Yadkin River & Peter HAMLIN. Wits: Thomas HAMLIN & Sherwood (X) BROCK. s/John (X) ALLEN and Ellenor (X) ALLEN.
1795, AUGUST 17...SURRY CO NC DEED BOOK H, PAGE 57...Isaac Allin and his wife Francis sold 200 acres on Polecat Creek to Thomas Marsh.Witness Waitman Summers, Daniel Marsh and Thomas Hamblin.
Signed by Isaac AllinFrancis (x) Allin( Is this Francis Pettit? 2 of Isacc Allen and Francis Pettit's children married Summers. )
I am especially interested in the John Allen Jr and wife Eleanor.