***Henrico County Courthouse Records:
1759-Royal Richard Allen from Middlesex County, Va. received 100 acres from Hutchens Burton, Sr. on the north side of the James River adj. John Watson and Thomas Jackson which formerly belonged to John Childers on Uphum [Brook.][Remember, Hutchens Burton married Susanna Allen in N.K. County, Va. in 1719.]
1767- John Blackburn, planter of Henrico, to Royal Richard Allen, 93 acres on south side Deep Run adj. mouth of Quioccason Run, David Staples' Mill, Thomas Randolph's line, Nicholas Amos* and John Ellis. Wit: Wm. Alley, David Allen.
1767- Royal Richard Allen acknowledges a bond with Julius and James Allen for James to be guardian of Susanna Patman (daughter of William and Sarah Patman.)
1768-Anthony and Lucy North acknowledge a deed to Royal Richard Allen for 75 acres on Deep Run Creek adj. John Lankaster, Sr., William Hall, said Royal Richard, and Nicholas Amos.*
1769- David Hall acknowledges a deed to Royal Richard Allen [undisclosed amount.]
1769-Thomas Waddle VS Royal Richard Allen, defendant. Def't didn't appear, so case was continued. Next court, James Sharp, security for Royal Richard Allen, came in to court to say that Allen had paid. Continued again.
1769- Royal Richard is a security for David Allen's renewal of his Ordinary's license for one year in Henrico County.
1770-Royal Richard had land adj. David Allen, which David sold to Thomas Gerrett [Gennett?] 100 acres adj. Robert C. Nicholas and Matt Harberd. No wife was mentioned in this deed. [Va. Archives Microfilm page 2307 Henrico Co. Year 1778, Thomas Ginnett sold to Nicholas Ricks 100 acres adj. said Ricks, Matthew "Harberton" (sic), Ro. C. Nicholas, Wm. Gordon. Wit: John Gording, David Allen, Gideon [blank.]
1771 March 18 - Joseph Clarke and wife deeded to Royal Richard Allen 100 acres on Stony Run adj. Joseph Clarke himself, Thomas Alley, Alex Padeson (which Miles Gathright later bought in 1774) and Richard Cottrell.
1773- Samuel and Elizabeth Sheppard deeded to Royal Richard Allen 1 grist mill and furniture with 17 acres on both sides of Deep Run Creek adj. "Deep Run Mill tail", Joseph Brown, William Willis, John Blackburn [same man who sold R.R. land in 1767] and Royal Richard himself; and after crossing the mill pond, adj. to Col. Thos. M. Randolph's line.
1773- Alexander Pattison and wife Sicily to Miles Gathright of New Kent County, 86 acres on Stoney Run along Royal Richard Allen's line, William Allen Lankester, and Richard Cottrell, where Alexander Pattison now lives.
1774 - Royal Richard and Frances Ann Allen sold to Nicholas Ricks 130 acres adj. Thomas Gennet, Joseph Eggleston and John Watson,[must be son of Joseph Watson who died 1752] except for 1/2 acre he kept for the family burial. The witnesses were Richardson Henley, John Gordon and Samuel Allen.
1774 -Royal Richard Allen and Frances Ann Allen to Miles Gathright 100 acres on Stony Run. [All of this is still in Henrico County.]
1776- Frances Ann Allen, executrix of Royal Richard Allen, and David Allen sold 300 acres near Richmond, Va.
Question:Who bought the 300 acres?Answer:Dabney Miller did.
[Note #3. Nicholas Amos* testified that Dabney Miller bought land from Royal Richard Allen's estate after the deed got burned.]
Oct. 13,1783- Louisa County, Va., Royal Richard Allen's orphans' guardian was Charles Thomas. The orphans were Thomas Royall Richard, John Ansom (or Amson) Allen, and David Allen. The securities were Richard Johnson and John Poindexter.
1784- Account of Orphans of Richard Allen, deceased, with Charles Thomas. Paid January to boarding school for 3 children; Feb. 1784 received of Jno. Johnson for hire of one Negro; "by John Price for the attachment against Susanna Burton;"
to cash paid John Johnson for Blanket; to Sundry goods bought of Thos. Barnet; to making shirts, shoes. Returned 9 Aug. 1784.
1785- Dec. 20- Guardian Bond John Poindexter guardian to Richard Allen, John A. Allen, David Allen, orphans of Royal Richard Allen, deceased. 2000 pounds current money bond. Security Thomas Johnson. Would anybody know what happened to these children? Was Frances Ann nee Thomas?Poindexter?