Allen, George of Halifax, North Carolina
The following data is extracted from Allen Family Records.
Q149 GEORGE ALLEN: b. in Halifax, N. C. in 1745 and d. in 1836. His father
was a native of England. The date of his arrival in America is not
known. George fought in the Revolutionary War under General Nathaniel
Green and was in the battle of Eutaw Springs, S. C. He m. Susannah
Rievis, dau. of a French Hugenot. They had:
(1) George: b. 1774. Settled in Tennessee.
(2) Benjamin: b. 1776.
(3) William: settled in Alabama.
(4) Eli Rievis: b. 1793; m. Catherine Smith. Had the folowing ch.:
(A) Clark: d. 1910.
(B) O. Lee: d. 1911.
(E) George: a physician; d. 1890.
(F) Robert: b. 1826. Killed in battle of the Peninsula, Civil
War. He m. Elizabeth Robinson, 1845. Two ch.:
(b) Avery Clark: b. on Cane River, N. C., 1846, and
drowned in Lake Ozette, Wash., 1904. He m. Fannie
Holcombe, 1865. They had:
1. Robert Lee: b. 1867.
2. Willard M.: b. 1868. Retired Inspector, Department
Interior U. S. M. in 1894 and has three dau.:
A. Carmen E.: b. 1895.
B. Elithe: b. 1902.
C. Lovada L.: b. 1908.
3. Elizabeth: b. 1870.
4. Howard H.: b. 1872.
5. Lois H.: b. 1874.
6. George C.: b. 1875.
7. Ira E.: b. 1877.
8. John L.: b. 1881.
9. Virginia C.: b. 1884.
Source: Allen Family Records