Name: Josiah ALLEN
Birth: 20 JAN 1800 in Edgefield Dist., SC
Death: DEC 1891 in Jasper Co., MS
Fact 2: Rev.
Reference Number: 2516
1281 Josiah Allen, Rev., son of Drury Allen, Sr.
FTM CD #12 - Everton's Computerized Family File, Vol. 1. Norma Miller File.
"Allens of the Southern States." Lillie Ruby File.
"Allens of the Southern States." Norma Miller File.
...Josiah Allen was born January 20, 1800, in Edgefield Co., SC and he
migrated to Mississippi with his family about 1811. At the age of
thirteen, Josiah enlisted in Captain Dale's Company to help defend Fort
Madison from the Indians (War of 1812). later, Josiah became a Congregational Methodist minister. He died at his home in the southwest corner of Jasper Co., MS in Dec. 1891. Josiah was married about 1833 in Rankin Co., MS to Elizabeth
Howell (born ca 1811 in Kentucky). There were three children listed with them on the 1850 census of Simpson Co., MS. There may have been other children.
Interlibrary Loan File.
"The Great South-East, or Clarke Co., Alabama."
...See Drury Allen Sr. "Creek War Incidents." See Drury Allen, Sr. Rev.
Josiah Allen was born Jan 20, 1800, and when not fourteen years of age
enlisted in Sam Dale's Company. he was a Congregational Methodist
minister, and died at his home in the southwest corner of Jasper Co., Miss.,
1800 Edgefield Co, SC Census. See Drury Allen, Sr.
1810 Edgefield Co, SC Census. See Drury Allen, Sr.
"Twenty-One Southern Families." Joyce Reeves File.
John Odom Notes. Norma Miller File.
...Josiah Allen was born on Jan 20, 1800; he married Elizabeth Howell on
Aug 6, 1833 in Rankin Co, MS. According to the 1850 census of Simpson C
MS, Josiah Allen was age 50 and born in SC; his wife Elizabeth Allen was
age 39 and born in KY. Their eldest child was Philip E. Allen and age 11
in 1850. At the age of about 14 Josiah Allen enlisted in Sam Dale's
Company to fight the Creek Indians in AL. He died in Jasper Co, MS in D
1891. He was a farmer and a Minister of the Gospel.
Will of Drury Allen, Sr. Kathy Walker File.
L&D-103: Drewry Allens Last Will and Testament.
Father: DRURY ALLEN , SR. b: 26 NOV 1777 in Mine Creek, Edgefield Dist., SC
Mother: Margaret WAITE b: ABT 1781 in Ninty-Six Dist., SC
Elizabeth HOWELL b: ABT 1811 in Kentucky
6 AUG 1833
in Rankin Co., MS
- Phillip E. ALLEN b: ABT 1839 in Mississippi
- William L. ALLEN b: ABT 1842 in Mississippi
- Elizabeth L. ALLEN b: ABT 1849 in Mississippi