Title: Paul Keven Allen
Page: Samuel Stratton was born on October 6, 1592, in England. He came tothe American colonies from England during the middle third of theseventeenth century (1640s) and settled in Watertown, Middlesex Co.,Massachusetts, with his first wife Alice __?___ and their two sons,Samuel Stratton, Jr. who later resided in Concord, Massachusetts, andJohn Stratton who lived and died in Watertown. Another son, RichardStratton, came at a later date (1656) from England and joined hisfather in Watertown, where he lived and died.
Text: My name is Paul Keven Allen and I was born on the 18th day ofFebruary, 1944, to Bruce Adolph Allen & Hazel LaVerne Wyss atJacksonville, Texas. I married Tressie Fay Faulk on the 26th day ofDecember, 1964. Tressie was born on the 31st day of January, 1946, toOdie Lacie Faulk & Beulah Mae Sparks at Winnsboro, Texas. We have twosons, Kelly Bruce Allen [April 13, 1968] & Shane LaMae Allen [December03, 1970]. Kelly is married to Staci Ann Dees [October 10, 1971] ofLindale, Texas. They have two children, Ryan Bruce Allen [April 20,1993] & Julie Ann Allen [November 15, 1998]. I was the District Engineering Manager for M-I Drilling Fluids Companyin East Texas prior to a medical retirement in 1993. I also worked inLouisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, & Flordia for the oldMagcobar Company as a Sales Engineer & Senior Sales Engineer. I am a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, James P. DouglasCamp #124, Tyler, Texas [CLAIM YOUR SOUTHERN HERITAGE NOW & KEEP THEFLAG FLYING]. I am also a member of the Texas Free Masons, a 32ndDegree Scottish Rite Mason, a member of the FIRST FAMILIES OF THE TWINTERRITORIES in Oklahoma, & numerous genealogical organizations. I began searching my family roots back in the early 1980's. Due to thework load in the oil industry and with kids growing up, I actually didnot accomplish very much. Since my retirement, Family & Civil WarGenealogical Research, has become a full time hobby. At the present time, I am writing a book about "MY SOUTHERN HERITAGE".The purpose of this book is to document my "Rebel" ancestry, whofought and died so gallantly for the cause of the Confederacy duringthe War Between The States, giving the reader a brief biography ofeach individual, placing an emphasis on their family life, militaryregiments, and battle engagements. Surnames my wife & I have done research on includes the following:ALLEN, MASSEY, ROBINSON, BLAZEMORE, WOOD, LOGAN, RUSHING, CAPLES,LEOPARD, MEADOR, BLANTON, BILYEU, STRATTON, MANN, FAULK, SPARKS,TURNER, CASTLE, WILSON, & CALDWELL. I will be MORE THAN WILLING to share any INFORMATION OR PICTURES thatI have with you. Hope to be hearing from someone in the not so distantfuture. God Bless & Keep The Flag Flying, Keven Allen
Note: Notes for Samuel Stratton, Jr.: Samuel Stratton, Jr. came from England to the American colonies in themiddle third of the seventeenth century (1640s) with his father. Hewas admitted a freeman on May 23, 1655 in Watertown. He married Mary Fry on May 25, 1651, and they had five children. Thenames of these children are not known at this time. His secod wife wasHannah Wheat. They were married in 1675. Samuel Stratton, Jr. residedin Concord, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. CONCORD (Massachusetts), town, Middlesex County, easternMassachusetts, on the Concord River, near Boston; incorporated 1635.It is a residential and industrial center; manufactures includeelectronic equipment and metal products. Among the points of interestare Minute Man National Historical Park, site of the first militaryencounter of the American Revolution; The Wayside, home of the writersAmos Bronson Alcott and Nathaniel Hawthorne; and The Old Manse, builtin 1770, the boyhood home of the philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson.Located nearby is Walden Pond, where essayist Henry David Thoreaulived in solitude from 1845 to 1847. Settled in 1635, the community was named Concord because of thepeaceable manner in which the site was acquired from the NativeAmericans. In 1774 aspects of British colonial rule were protestedhere at the first county convention of Massachusetts and at the firstMassachusetts Provincial Congress, which was presided over by theAmerican statesman John Hancock. On April 19, 1775, the Battle ofConcord, a skirmish between British troops and Minutemen, began themilitary phase of the revolutionary era. During the 19th century thetown was a noted literary and cultural center; besides Emerson andHawthorne, the writer Henry David Thoreau, the Sculptor Daniel ChesterFrench, and novelist Louisa May Alcott (daughter of A. B. Alcott)lived and worked in Concord. In about 1850 Ephraim W. Bull developedhere the Concord grape, which became a leading U. S. commercial tablegrape. Population (1980) 16,293; (1990) 17,076. Paul Keven Allen, 1995
RootsWeb.com is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.