Allen Bible


Allen Family Bible

Submitted Sept 17, 1996 by:
William Dale Allen
2013 Prowse Street,
Placentia, CA 92870

The following is from the first two pages of my g-g-grandfather, James G.[Givens?] Allen's
bible, which we possess. The bible came to us from Allen Foster, who was the grandson of
Anna Allen Foster, one of James G. Allen's daughters. James and Anna are both listed in the
bible as shown below.

Surnames in this record:

[first page of bible entries]

John Allen died September the 10th 1862
[second son of James and Elizabeth Allen, who died at 19 as a result of Civil War illness].

Samuel Allen died August the 24th 18-7
[other records lead us to believe the above year is 1857]
[James' fourth or fifth son]

David Allen died Oct. 20, 1912
[James' third son]

Sarah Martha St Clair Allen [should have been listed as Allen St. Clair]
[died] August 1920
[James' second or third daughter]

William M. Allen
[died] Jamuary 12th 1921
[James' eldest son and my g-grandfather. his mother was Elizabeth

Anna (Allen) Foster
[died] February 21st 1923
[James' daughter who was Allen Foster's grandmother]

James G. Allen died
[died] Nov.6-1893
[my g-g-grandfather]

Elizabeth Allen
died Dec. 27-1898
[James' wife]

[second page of bible entries]

William Allen born
January 29th 1841

John Allen bornd[sic]
January 15th 1843

David Allen bornd[sic]
October 20th 1868

Anna Allen bornd[sic]
September 8th 1852

Samuel Allen bornd[sic]
May 7th 1855

Sarah Martha Allen
bornd[sic] August 16 A D 1861

James G. Allen born
July 28th A D 1813

Elizabeth Allen born
August 9th A D 1822