Allen, Robert of Baltimore, Maryland
The following data is extracted from Allen Family Records.
O147 ROBERT ALLEN: b. Dec. 22, 1774 (s. of Robert James Allen; was b. in
Scotland in 1729; m. an Irish girl and in the 18th century landed in
America and located at Baltimore, Md.); m. Sarah Underwood; had,
with other issue:
(1) Nehemiah: b. 1800; d. y.
(2) James: b. Sept. 19, 1801; m. Ann Elizabeth Semone. Had
(A) William Henry: b. Feb. 1, 1829.
(B) John: b. 1838; m. a Miss Dukel.
(C) Lewis: b. 1841.
(D) Samuel: b. Nov. 15, 1843. The names of the wives of Lewis
and Samuel are unknown.
(E) Robert James: b. 1831. Contractor and builder at Baltimore;
m. three times. First to Mary B. Niquet and had:
(a) John Findley Burns: b. 1861.
(b) Robert Samuel: b. 1863.
(c) Walter Crane: b. 1875.
(d) Robert James: b. 1878 and is still living; m. Eveline Nee
and settled in Portsmouth, Va. Supervisor of Construction
of Boilers for the U. S. Government for 25 years.
1. Robert James: b. 1900.
2. Frank Hatton: of Wash., D. C.; b. 1904.
3. Marshall Crane: (artist) b. 1906.
4. Norman Niquet: (U. S. Navy) b. 1909.
5. Eveline May: b. 1913.
6. Gordon Nee: b. 1915.
By his second marriage to Mary Rogers he had one dau and by
the third, to Emma V. Gerbrick, had the following:
(a) Emma Elizabeth: d. y.
(b) Edmond Wright: b. 1889.
(c) Lewis Newton: b. 1890.
All the Allens who are direct descendants of Robert and Sarah Underwood Allen are located throughout York Co., Pa.; Baltimore and Balto Co., Md. The late ex-Senator N. D. R. Allen, of Towson, Md., was son of Lewis Allen. He was county surveyor for a number of years, a lawyer of note and prominent in politics.
Source: Allen Family Records