John Ananias Allen (Alewyn, Alewin, Allowyn or Allourgen) b 1648, Somerset NJ.married Francyn Alburtus (aka Francynte Alburti) b 03 May 1654, Flatlands, New Netherland. (Francyn was daughter of 1st Italian in America,Pietro Caesar Alberti.Pietro and wife, Judith Jans Manje probably killed in Indian raid on 9 Nov 1655.
John Ananias Allen and Francyn had 3 children; Ananias Allen b. 1673; Jan Allen b. 11 Nov 1675; Judith Allen b. 24 Oct 1677—all born in New Amsterdam, New York
Ananias Allen, son of John and Francyn marries Mary Unknown.Ananias and Mary Unknown have at least one child, Ananias Allen Jr. b. 06 May 1699 in Somerset, NJ.
Ananias Allen Jr. marries Hannah (probably Hannah Hester), Hannah born 10 Jun 1697.Ananias Allen Jr. and Hannah have at least one child; Gislem Gershom Allen (name spelled and mixed in various combinations such as Gishem Gislem etc.)Gislem Gershom Allen b. 10 Feb 1734 in Raritan, Somerset, New Jersey.He died after 1810.
Gislem Gershom marries Patience Graham.Patience born 03 Nov 1739, Surry County, North Carolina.They have at least 5 children; Ananias Allen b 15 Jun 1756; Ann Allen b 03 May 1760; Lee Allen b. 28 Mar 1762; Squire Allen b. 12 Sep 1763; Isaac Allen 15 Aug 1765.Orange County, North Carolina
Ananias Allen, my 5th ggrandfather marries Elizabeth Ann Laxton.Ananias serves in Revolutionary War--several SAR and DAR applications have been filed in connection with his service.