|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1829|
|Death: ||Aug. 28, 1898|
Martha Ann Campbell
January 28, 1851
Ohio Co., Ky.
Book F, page 94
Kentucky Genealogy and Biography
Battle-Perrin-Kniffin, 2nd ed., 1885. Ohio Co.
WILLIAM PORTER ALLEN was born
October 18, 1829, in Ohio County, Ky.,
where he has always resided.
His father, Capt. Levi Allen, a native of
Sumner County, Tenn., was born in 1794,
a soldier in the war of 1812,
and died in 1861. He was the son of
Theophilus Allen of Maryland, who died
about 1835, at the age of sixty-five years.
His father was Rhodom Allen, of Maryland.
Levi was twice married; first, to Jane,
daughter of John Esque, of Tennessee, and
to them were born
Alfred, Bradford and Franklin.
He afterward married Elizabeth (Allen), and
from this union sprang Elizabeth J. (Earp),
Louisa (Clark), Amanda M. (Willson),
James H., David, Eli B., Margaret (Axton),
Oscar and Caroline (Awtry).
January 8, 1850, Mr. Allen married
Martha A., daughter of Willis and
Lucinda (Bratcher) Campbell,
of Ohio County; she was born
November 2, 1836, and their union has been
blessed by the birth of Levi, Ledisca A. (Miller),
James B., Franklin and Lueller.
Mr. Allen is a farmer, having 126 acres of
land in good condition, and in a high state of cultivation. He is a member of the
Christian Church and of the
He is a Republican.
Levi Allen (1793 - 1861)
Elizabeth Allen (1804 - 1857)
James Buchanan Allen (1858 - 1951)*
Elizabeth Jane Allen Earp (1824 - 1899)*
William Porter Allen (1829 - 1898)
Old Salem Cemetery
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Record added: Aug 21, 2012
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