Faison's Old Tavern Genealogy Project

Nathaniel AllenAge: 71 years17851856

Name
Nathaniel Allen
Given names
Nathaniel
Surname
Allen
Birth about 1785 30
Birth of a brotherGeorge Allen
about 1785

Note: His approximate date of birth is deduced from his age bracket in his 1820 census household record.
Birth of a brotherJoshua Allen
about 1795 (Age 10 years)

Note: His approximate date of birth is deduced from his age bracket in his 1830 and 1840 census household records.
Birth of a sisterAlsey Allen
about 1795 (Age 10 years)

Note: Her approximate date of birth is deduced from her age bracket in her 1830 census household record.
MarriageElizabeth View this family
about 1810 (Age 25 years)

Note: His marriage to Elizabeth and the approximate date of the event are deduced from the facts that he remembered "...my beloved wife Elizabeth..." in his will, and his first child was born about 1812.
Census June 6, 1810 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#1
William Allen
about 1812 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#2
John Thomas Allen
about 1815 (Age 30 years)
Heir
George Allen will
September 7, 1816 (Age 31 years)
Deceased principal: George Allenfather
Note: Nathaniel Allen was named as an heir in the will of George Allen.
Executor
George Allen will
September 7, 1816 (Age 31 years)
Deceased principal: George Allenfather
Note: Nathaniel Allen was named executor of the will of George Allen.
Census August 7, 1820 (Age 35 years)
Property purchase
150 acres more or less
June 16, 1821 (Age 36 years)
Note: The subject property purchase was the first of several he made in the Faison's Old Tavern area after his arrival in Northampton County ca. 1820. It appears from references in his will to have been his homestead.
EventJames Deloatch
June 16, 1821 (Age 36 years)
Death of a fatherGeorge Allen
about April 1822 (Age 37 years)
Note: His place and approximate date of death are deduced from his 1820 census appearance in Gates County, NC and the May 1822 probate of his will in the Gates County, NC Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions.
Birth of a son
#3
George D. Allen
about 1826 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Charlton Y. Allen
about 1829 (Age 44 years)
Property purchase
62 acres
March 6, 1830 (Age 45 years)
Note: The subject property is located at the northeast corner of and contiguous with his 16 Jun 1821 purchase from James Deloatch.
EventJames Faison
March 6, 1830 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Elizabeth J. Allen
about 1831 (Age 46 years)
Executor
John Davis will
July 22, 1832 (Age 47 years)
Deceased principal: John Davisson’s wife’s uncle
Note: Nathaniel Allen was named executor of the will of John Davis.
Property purchase
131 acres on the north side of Wildcat Swamp
May 7, 1838 (Age 53 years)
Note: The subject property is that which was subsequently willed to John Thomas Allen, with a provision that upon John Thomas' death, it pass to four named male Davis heirs of John Thomas by the named Nancy Davis.
EventJames Faison
May 7, 1838 (Age 53 years)
Property sale
50 acres
February 20, 1840 (Age 55 years)
Note: The subject property was transferred by a Gates County deed which reads in part "...50 acres more or less, it being all the land left the said Nathaniel Allen by his father George..." Nathaniel moved his household to Faison's Old Tavern in Northampton County ca. 1820, and apparently this transaction liquidated his Gates County holdings.
EventJoshua Allen
February 20, 1840 (Age 55 years)
Census June 1, 1840 (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherJoshua Allen
after 1840 (Age 55 years)

Marriage of a childWilliam AllenRebecca Jane DeloachView this family
December 23, 1841 (Age 56 years)
Property purchase
a lot containing by estimation 12 acres
February 7, 1844 (Age 59 years)
Note: The subject property is contiguous with and joins the 16 Jun 1821 lot purchased from James Deloatch and the 7 May 1838 lot also purchased from James Faison.
EventJames Faison
February 7, 1844 (Age 59 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge D. AllenMary DavisView this family
September 9, 1847 (Age 62 years)
Census September 20, 1850 (Age 65 years)
Death of a sonWilliam Allen
before October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)

Note: His date of death upper bound is deduced from the fact that his widow, Rebecca (Deloatch) Allen is remembered in his father's 10 Oct 1856 will with provisions which explicitly apply during her "widowhood".
EventElizabeth
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventAilsey Williams Allen
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventCharlton Y. Allen
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventCharlton Y. Allen
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventGeorge D. Allen
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventGeorge D. Allen
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventJohn Thomas Allen
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventMartha Allen
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventMary Lucy Allen
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventNathaniel Thomas Allen
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventMary A. Crowder
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventArthur T. Davis
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventIra Burgess “Byrd” Davis
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventJohn Thomas “Tip” Davis
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventWilliam Nelson “Pa Seat” Davis
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventRebecca Jane Deloach
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventMary Ann Hasty
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventElias Lewter
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventLazarus Powell
October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
Will October 10, 1856 (Age 71 years)
Executor: Charlton Y. Allenson
Executor: George D. Allenson
Note: Nathaniel Allen's will passes some land on Wildcat Swamp to son John Thomas Allen but designates younger sons George D. and Charlton Y. Allen as agents for John Thomas. The will also provides that upon John Thomas' death, the land inheritance be passed to four named male children of the named Nancy Davis. The four are Ira Burgess Davis, Arthur T. Davis, John E. Davis and William N. Davis. Nancy Davis' only other male child, George Washington Davis, was born in 1859, about three years after the will was probated. This will provision is considered an implicit acknowledgement that John Thomas Allen was the father of Nancy Davis' children.
Death November 4, 1856 (Age 71 years)
EventCharlton Y. Allen
December 1856 (27 days after death)
EventGeorge D. Allen
December 1856 (27 days after death)
EventElias Lewter
December 1856 (27 days after death)
EventLazarus Powell
December 1856 (27 days after death)
Probate December 1856 (27 days after death)
Executor: Charlton Y. Allenson
Executor: George D. Allenson
Family with parents - View this family
father
twin brother
1 year
himself
11 years
younger brother
sister
younger sister
Family with Elizabeth - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1810
3 years
son
4 years
son
12 years
son
4 years
son
3 years
daughter

Marriage
His marriage to Elizabeth and the approximate date of the event are deduced from the facts that he remembered "...my beloved wife Elizabeth..." in his will, and his first child was born about 1812.
Heir
Nathaniel Allen was named as an heir in the will of George Allen.
Executor
Nathaniel Allen was named executor of the will of George Allen.
Property purchase
The subject property purchase was the first of several he made in the Faison's Old Tavern area after his arrival in Northampton County ca. 1820. It appears from references in his will to have been his homestead.
Property purchase
The subject property is located at the northeast corner of and contiguous with his 16 Jun 1821 purchase from James Deloatch.
Executor
Nathaniel Allen was named executor of the will of John Davis.
Property purchase
The subject property is that which was subsequently willed to John Thomas Allen, with a provision that upon John Thomas' death, it pass to four named male Davis heirs of John Thomas by the named Nancy Davis.
Property sale
The subject property was transferred by a Gates County deed which reads in part "...50 acres more or less, it being all the land left the said Nathaniel Allen by his father George..." Nathaniel moved his household to Faison's Old Tavern in Northampton County ca. 1820, and apparently this transaction liquidated his Gates County holdings.
Property purchase
The subject property is contiguous with and joins the 16 Jun 1821 lot purchased from James Deloatch and the 7 May 1838 lot also purchased from James Faison.
Will
Nathaniel Allen's will passes some land on Wildcat Swamp to son John Thomas Allen but designates younger sons George D. and Charlton Y. Allen as agents for John Thomas. The will also provides that upon John Thomas' death, the land inheritance be passed to four named male children of the named Nancy Davis. The four are Ira Burgess Davis, Arthur T. Davis, John E. Davis and William N. Davis. Nancy Davis' only other male child, George Washington Davis, was born in 1859, about three years after the will was probated. This will provision is considered an implicit acknowledgement that John Thomas Allen was the father of Nancy Davis' children.