James Allen, Sr. was born September 1776 in Ulster, North Ireland and died 10 June 1848 Ohio of unspecified causes. He married Jane Heathwood (1775-1845) 1799 in Northern Ireland.

Marriage & Family

They married in Ireland just before the birth of the first of their five children in Ohio.

  1. Alexander Allen (1800-)
  2. John Allen (1803-1833) - md Eliza Jane Bowman, both died in 7 days of each other in summer of 1833 while living at Salem, Indiana. Survived by one child.
  3. Lt Col James D Allen (1806-1846) - US Army Officer, highly regarded commander of The Mormon Battalion, first US officer buried at Fort Leavenworth.
  4. Alice Allen (1810-)
  5. Robert Allen (1811-1866)


Offspring of James Allen, Sr. and Jane Heathwood (1775-1845)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alexander Allen (1800-)
John Allen (1803-1833)
James Allen (1806-1846) 15 February 1806 Ohio, United States 23 August 1846 Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States
Alice Allen (1810-)
Robert Allen (1811-1866)



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