Edward B. Walker (1756-1838)

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  • ID: I01878
  • Name: Mary Ann Allen
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: ABT 1834 in (prob) Sevier County, Tennessee 1
  • Death: BET 9 FEB 1907 AND 1910 in (prob) Jefferson County, Tennessee 2
  • Event: Nickname Polly Ann 3
  • Burial: Allen Family Cemetery, Upper Rhinehart Road, Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tennessee 4
  • Event: Tombstone Photo Unmarked but known
  • Event: Obituary No period papers at Cocke County library
  • Event: Death Certificate Not found in Tennessee/FamilySearch
  • Note:
    Not her death certificate: Cocke County, Tennessee, 1909, #10431
    ==
    1860 Census, Sevier County, Tennessee, CD 3, page 400b, dwelling & family 293:
    Allen, Elizabeth, 59, female, washer woman, personal property $50
    ___, Lucinda, 29, female, spinster
    ___, Polly Ann, 26, female, weaver
    ___, George, 18, male, day laborer
    ___, John, 15, male
    ___, Layman, 12, male
    ___, David, 3, male
    Fair Garden PO; enumerated 6 July 1860 by James McEwell?; all assumed to be born in Tennessee, although birthplaces are not specifically listed.

    1870 Census, Sevier County, Tennessee, CD 3[?], page 355b, dwelling & family 88:
    Allen, Mary Ann, 35, female, keeping house, illiterate
    ___, David, 13, male, in school
    ___, Asa, 7, male
    ___, Simon, 21, male, farm laborer, illiterate, male 21+
    Fair Garden PO; enumerated 5 August 1870 by N. M. Baker; all white, born in Tennessee.

    1880 Census, Jefferson County, Tennessee, CD 3, SD 1, ED 177, page 508d, dwelling 172, family 176:
    Allen, Simion R., male, 30, married, laborer, illiterate
    [next page]
    Allen, Henretta, female, 32, wife, married, keeping house, can read not write
    ___, Mary A., female, 45, aunt, single, assisting housekeeper, illiterate
    ___, Rebecca, female, 28, cousin, married[!], at home, illiterate
    ___, David, male, 1, cousin, single
    Enumerated 10 June 1880 by Jno. M. Leeper, all white, born in Tennessee, parents in Tennessee.

    1900 Census, Jefferson County, Tennessee, CD 17, SD 2, ED 55, page 187b, dwelling & family 73:
    Allen, David M., head, white, male, born October 1848, age 52, single, TN, TN, TN, farmer, not unemployed, illiterate, speaks English, rents farm, farm schedule 56
    ___, Polly A., mother, white, female, no birthdate, age 69, widowed, 3 children, 1 living, TN, VA, TN, can read, not write




    Father: Alfred Allen b: ABT 1808 in Virginia
    Mother: Elizabeth Fox b: ABT 1805 in (prob) Sevier County, Tennessee

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has No Children David M. Allen b: ABT 1857 in (prob) Sevier County, Tennessee
      2. Has Children Asa Allen b: ABT 1863 in (prob) Sevier County, Tennessee

      Sources:
      1. Title: United States Census - 1860
        Note: The 1860 Census schedules are similar to those from 1850 and subject to the same issues; the enumeration date was 1 June 1860. The entire 1860 Census is essentially extant.
        Repository:
        Note: National Archives and Records Administration
        Media: Microfilm
        Page: Sevier County, Tennessee, CD 3, page 400b, dwelling & family 293
        Text: age 26, assumed born in Tennessee
      2. Title: Bridgewater Chapel Church Records
        Repository:
        Media: Church Record
        Text: A committee was formed to look after Polly Ann on 9 February 1907; there are no later references to her in the fragmentary records
      3. Title: Personal Records: Vella Allen
        Author: Allen, Vella Ruth (Dennis)
        Note: Vella Allen kept detailed records of what she knew of the Dennis and Allen families; most of it relates to people she knew or had reason to know about. No actual sources are quoted. She lived in the area where this family lived for generations and died in 1994. She was also the mother of Roma Elizabeth (Allen) Walker and grandmother of Phillip Andrew Walker and very well known to both.
        Note: For hints only; not a primary source
        Repository:
        Note: Roma Elizabeth (Allen) Walker
        Media: Manuscript
        Text: the name "Polly Ann" is used in the records and is how it has come down to this day
      4. Title: Personal Records: Vella Allen
        Author: Allen, Vella Ruth (Dennis)
        Note: Vella Allen kept detailed records of what she knew of the Dennis and Allen families; most of it relates to people she knew or had reason to know about. No actual sources are quoted. She lived in the area where this family lived for generations and died in 1994. She was also the mother of Roma Elizabeth (Allen) Walker and grandmother of Phillip Andrew Walker and very well known to both.
        Note: For hints only; not a primary source
        Repository:
        Note: Roma Elizabeth (Allen) Walker
        Media: Manuscript
        Text: Creed and Vella had a map of all people buried in this cemetery; fieldstones are generally used although there is one marked grave for Paralee and Columbus Clevenger; copies of this map have been distributed throughout this family including the compilers of this database, who have also visited the cemetery on multiple occasions.
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