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  • ID: I16215
  • Name: John Russell "Immigrant" ALLEN
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 13 AUG 1770 in Warrington, County Lancashire (nka Cheshire), ENGLAND
  • Death: 9 JUL 1835 in Jones Cove, Sevier County, Tennessee USA
  • Burial: 11 JUL 1835 Bethel Baptist Cemetery, Sevier County, Tennessee
  • Event: Note John ALLEN and Mary DAWSON are my maternal 5th great grandparents.
  • Event: Note 1974 Lancashire county became Cheshire county (England)
  • Reference Number: IND16823
  • Note:
    BIOGRAPHY: Information on the Allen Family of Sevier County, Tennessee m ay be obtained from the book "Smoky Mountain Clans", vol. 1 and 2, by Dona ld B. Reagan, 1983.

    BIOGRAPHY: Imigrated from England to VA with wife Mary. Then imigrated fr om VA to TN through North Carolina with sons James, Sanford, Absalom and d aughter Delilah Ann. Information courtesy of Larry Gene Allen of Sevier Co ., TN-descendant of Absalom Roe Allen. Larry continues to live in Jones Co ve in Sevier Co., TN and works with the National Park Service.

    The Allen Clan settled in Sevier County, TN and established themselv es as landowners near the settlement of Fair Garden in the foothills of t he Great Smoky Mountains. At one time, the clan owned in excess of 2000 ac res of land. An Allen Family Cemetery exists just outside Seviervill e, TN and up to the year 2000, two of the old home place houses were sti ll standing and were for sale. No further information on these abodes is a vailable at present. Diane Chandler Oct. 29, 2003

    NAME: Most Allin/Allen peoples came from the Clan McDonald of Clarranae ld in Northwest Scotland. Some came from Clan McFareland, and some came fr om the region of Perth along the Allen River.
    This information courtesy of: Bob Allen
    Sept. 6, 2001
    GenForum Message Board
    Genealogy.com


    A little about the town of Warrington in England:
    Warrington is a large town and borough in North West England, between Manc hester and Liverpool. It was traditionally in Lancashire, but was transfer red to Cheshire in 1974. Since April 1, 1998 it has been an independent un itary authority.
    SOURCE: Wikipedia Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warrington,_E ngland




    Marriage 1 Mary DAWSON b: 30 JAN 1770 in Berkley, Lancashire, ENGLAND
    • Married: 18 MAR 1793 in Warrington, County Lancashire, ENGLAND
    Children
    1. Has Children Sanford C. ALLEN b: 1794 in Fairfax County, Virginia
    2. Has Children Absolom Russell ALLEN b: 26 AUG 1812 in Sevier County, Tennessee
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