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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. They had: 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.