The online catalog of David A. Schorsch-Eileen M. Smiles American Antiques company displays a fine portrait painted in 1816 of Mary Allen (1765-1854) of Hightstown, New Jersey. She was born 1 January 1765 and her portrait is painted at her age of 51. No further information seems to be known about her.
On the date of my writing this message, a photo of this portrait is still available online at:
but it may be taken offline soon. In the event it is taken offline, I have downloaded it and will be happy to send copies freely by email to Allen family researchers. Someone in the family ought to have it, which is why I’m keeping a copy of it and posting about it. It is too good to be missed by the family. It would be a very great shame and injustice were it to be missed by the Allen family.
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If it were a portrait of a 19th century Pease lady in my family line, I’d certainly hope someone would do the same for me. Call it a simple, but appropriate, genealogical good deed.