PIONEER VAN ALLEN FAMILY


 

1.  PETER VAN ALLEN

He married

MARIA ELLWOOD

Children, VAN ALLEN:

+    2     i   RICHARD VAN ALLEN married NANCY ZIMMERMAN

+    3    ii   PETER VAN ALLEN married OLIVE FORBES


2.  RICHARD VAN ALLEN (son of PETER & MARIA (ELLWOOD) VAN
ALLEN) was born 1773.  7 April 1800 he and Jacob Van Allen, on a list of road
workers for the Town of Manheim, Herkimer County, were obligated to work on
the road two days.  He was elected constable 20 March 1802.  By 1816 they had
moved to Oppenheim, Herkimer County.  Later they moved to Jefferson County,
Town of Brownville, where he died 6 May 1844.  He was buried in Perch River
Cemetery, Town of Brownville.

He married 

ANNA C. "Nancy" ZIMMERMAN, daughter of CONRAD L. & MARGARET
(?SNELL) ZIMMERMAN, was born 1779.  She died in Jefferson County and
was buried in Perch River Cemetery with her husband.

Children, VAN ALLEN:

     4     i   BENJAMIN VAN ALLEN married MARY ZIMMERMAN

     5    ii   JOHN VAN ALLEN

     6   iii   JACOB VAN ALLEN

     7    iv   ELIZABETH VAN ALLEN married ANDREW KLOCK

     8     v   MARGARET VAN ALLEN married WALLACE HURD

+    9    vi   MINDRED VAN ALLEN

    10   vii   MARY VAN ALLEN

    11  viii   DELIA VAN ALLEN

    12    ix   DANIEL VAN ALLEN

    13     x   JANE VAN ALLEN married, as his second wife, WALLACE HURD  


3.  PETER VAN ALLEN (son of PETER & MARIA (ELLWOOD) VAN
ALLEN) was born in Herkimer County, NY.  He was one of the pioneer settlers
of the town of Orleans.

He married 

OLIVE FORBES.  They had eleven children, six of whom survived.

Children, VAN ALLEN:

     14     i   JACOB VAN ALLEN

     15    ii   JAMES VAN ALLEN

     16   iii   ABRAHAM VAN ALLEN

+    17    iv   BENJAMIN VAN ALLEN married MARY A. ANTHONY

     18     v   ELIZA VAN ALLEN

     19    vi   LUCINDA VAN ALLEN


9.  MINDRED VAN ALLEN (son of RICHARD & ANNA C. "Nancy"
(ZIMMERMAN) VAN ALLEN  was born in St. Johnsville, NY in 1781, and
came to Watertown about 1830, finally locating in Brownville.  John and
Augustus Van Allen served in Co. K, 35th NY Regt., and Jerome in Co.
B, 20th NY Regt.  John reenlisted in Co. B, 20th NY Cavalry.  Daniel D. served
two years in the 35th Regt and one year with the 2d. Conn. Artillery.  Charles
served in Co. B, 20th NY Regt, and Myron in Co. M, same regiment. 
MINDRED died in Brownville in 1849, aged 68 years.  

He married 

MARIA VANDEWALKER, who was the daughter of JOHAN and MARGARET
(---) VANDEWALKER of St. Johnsville.

Children, VAN ALLEN:

   20     i   EMILY VAN ALLEN

   21    ii   JEROME VAN ALLEN

   22   iii   MYRON VAN ALLEN

   23    iv   ADDISON S. VAN ALLEN

+  24     v   AUGUSTUS P. VAN ALLEN

   25    vi   DANIEL D. VAN ALLEN

   26   vii   JOHN VAN ALLEN

   27  viii   CHARLES L. VAN ALLEN

   28    ix   ELLEN C. VAN ALLEN

+  29     x   BENJAMIN VAN ALLEN


17.  BENJAMIN VAN ALLEN (son of PETER & OLIVE (FORBES) VAN
ALLEN) was educated in the common shcools of his native town.  

He married August 18, 1841, 

MARYA. ANTHONY, of the Town of Lyme, who bore him eight children, four
of whom survived.  She died in 1866.

Children, VAN ALLEN:

   30     i   CYNTHIA A. VAN ALLEN

   31    ii   MARGARET VAN ALLEN

   32   iii   JASON VAN ALLEN

   33    iv   LOVINA VAN ALLEN

He married (2) April 19, 1868

EDEN BROWN, of the Town of Alexandria.   They had three children.

Children, VAN ALLEN

   34     i   ADA M. VAN ALLEN

   35    ii   MARY E. VAN ALLEN married WILLIAM F.  DUFFNEY

   36   iii   PETER VAN ALLEN


24.  AUGUSTUS P. VAN ALLEN (son of MINDRED & MARIA
(VANDEWALKER) VAN ALLEN) served in Co. K, 35th NY Regt. during the
Civil War.  They resided in the village of Dexter.

He married (1) 

MARY BENSON of Elmira, NY

Children, VAN ALLEN:

   37     i   EVA VAN ALLEN

   38    ii   IDA VAN ALLEN

   39   iii   JENNIE VAN ALLEN

   40    iv   HATTIE VAN ALLEN  

He married (2)

MRS. MARIAN WAIT who was the daughter of  HIRAM LOOMIS of Dexter.

   41     i   DANIEL VAN ALLEN


29.  BENJAMIN VAN ALLEN (son of MINDRED & MARIA
(VANDEWALKER) VAN ALLEN) was born 24 July 1795 in Montgomery
County, NY.  He was the son of Richard and Nancy Zimmerman Van Allen.  He
married Mary Zimmerman on 16 March 1819 in St. Johnsville, Montgomery
County, NY.  He died about 1884 and by 4 December 1885 in Dodge County,
Minnesota.

Military records show that he served as a musician (drummer) in Captain
Benjamin Ellwood's Company, 19th Regiment of Infantry, New York Militia
from 7 Sept. to 14 Nov. 1814.  He was discharged at Sackett's Harbor, NY.  
He came to Minnesota after 1861 and settled in Canisteo Township, 
Dodge Co., MN.





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