The births of Samuel, Judith, Hannah and Joyce were recorded in St. Peter's Parish Register from 1713 to 1719. William Allen's first wife, Hannah, died in 1719, soon after the birth of Joyce. While Watson is a likely possiblity for Hannah's maiden name, there is no absolute proof that she was a Watson. William later married Mary (Hunt) Minge, widow of Robert Minge. She was the daughter of William Hunt of Charles City County.