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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. (C) Cornelia. (D) Catherine. (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.: (a) Lee. (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.