Dear Jean, do you have any information on Thomas Allen, son of William.I have Thomas Allen of Guilford/Rockingham counties, NC as a major brick wall.Here's what I know. Any connection?Thanks, Chris Allen
ccording to LDS postings by Bill Ravey and James Kennedy, Thomas Allen. Sr. was born about 1735, "probably Orange County, NC and died 30 July 1759, Rockingham County, NC."
17 May 1780.David Peebles enter 80 acres in Guilford County on Waters of Jacob's Creek.Border:A late survey of said Peebles and entry of Thomas Allen. (Pruitt, p. 25)
22 February 1785.Thomas Allen enters 180 acres in Guilford County on Waters of Prewett's Fork of Hogan's Creek. (Puitt, p. 41)
A:229. 7 January 1786.William Brown to Richard Marr, 100 pounds for 500 acres on Burchfield's Creek of Wolf Island Creek, adjacent to Benjamin Parrott, a tract of land entered by Joshua Brown in 1782.Witness:Thomas Allen, Reubin Tyler, David Burton.(Webster, p. 10)
C: 210.22 August 1786.Thomas Allen sold 300 acres to David Peebles on Jacob's Creek adjacent to David Peebles.Witnesses Nathaniel Lanier, Nathanial Peebles, and Hubbard Peebles.Rockingham County, North Carolina. (Webster, p. 42)
In Chalkley's Augusta County records, a man named Thomas Allen was a servant of John Peoples, by record dated August 15, 1775.
8 September 1788.George Allen and wife Nancy to Daniel Allen for 95 pounds, 105 acres adjacent each other's property and Nathaniel Williams.Wtiness David Settle, Benjamin Spencer, and Thomas Allen. (Webster, p. 27)
29 December 1790.William Clark, Jr. enters 50 acres in Rockingham County.Border : John Matlock, Thomas Allen, and Josiah Little. (Pruitt, p. 75)
29 April 1791.William Bethell, Esq. enters 200 acres in Rockingham County on waters of Wolf Island Creek on north side thereof; border: William Self's corner and Mr. Marr's line.
North Carolina Land Grant No. 161.
To Thomas Allen, Rockingham County.
180 Acres.Issued 27 June 1793.
Entered 22 May 1785.
Book No. 80
Location:On Privett's Fork of Hogan's Creek.
(Source: Sara C. Allen, Hiddenite, NC)
25 July 1789.Deed of William Allen of Warren Co. to William Bethell for 50 pounds, 100 acres on Hogan's Creek adjacent to _______.Being a grant in 1784 to said Allen.Witnessed by Samuel Bethell.
Will of Josiah Settle, died 24 November 1799. Will probated February 1800.
Executors:Nancy, wife; Sam Watt.
Mentions land adjacent to James Bateman, Jospeh Allen and Thomas Allen (Webster, wills, p. 7)
A:36. 24 August 1801.Samuel Allen to Joseph Allen, Jr. for 100 pounds, 100 acres on East side of Hogan's Creek adjacent to Samuel Watt.Witness:Daniel Allen, John Willson, and Soloman Allen.(Webster, p. 1)
A will for a Thomas Allen, who died 15 January 1828, near Jonesville, Surry County, NC; aged 85. (born circa 1743).I have not seen this will.