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Nancy Ann Arnold Allen
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Birth: 1733
Goochland County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1826

Alternate death dates:
17 September 1798 or 1810.
Nancy was born to William Arnold (1700-1774) and Elizabeth Bostick Arnold (1705-1774). On 26 February 1753 at the age of 20 she married Valentine Allen, who later served his country during the Revolutionary War.

Ancestry.com researchers list a family of 11 children for them. They were:
#1 Elizabeth ALLEN b. 1754 in Goochland Co., VA m. Elijah J. Joyce 23 Nov. 1773 Guilford Co., NCd. Nov. 1804 or 1808 Rockingham Co., NC
#2 William Hunt ALLEN b. 1756 in Goochland Co., VA m. Agathy Scales 3 July 1777 in Guilford Co., NC d. 1823 in Bedford, Bedford Co., TN.
#3 Nancy Ann ALLEN b. 1759 in VA m. Nathaniel Scales 3 July 1777 Guilford Co., NC d. 6 July 1824 or 1840 in Rockingham Co., NC
#4 Mary ALLEN b. 1762 in Albemarle or Buckingham Co., VA m. John Chadwell 1780 Rockingham Co., NC m.2nd James Peay
#5 George ALLEN b. 1765 in NC d. 1791 in NC
d. 15 October 1821 Williamson Co, NC
#6 Valentine Sublett ALLEN b. 1 Jan 1764 in Guilford Co., NC m. Agnes Whitlock Hogatte 1792 Rockingham Co., NC d. 6 September 1840 Clarksville, Montgomery Co., TN
#7 Patricia ALLEN b. 1766 Guilford Co., NC d. 1780
#8 Martha "Patsey" ALLEN b. 16 Jul 1768 m. Joseph Scales 7 April 1785 d. 25 July 1818 Shelby Co., TN
#9 Obedience "Biddy" ALLEN b. about 1768 in Guilford Co., NC d. 1782.
#10 Samuel Alexander ALLEN b. 22 Jul 1778 in Guilford Co., NC m. Ellen Scales 1800 d. 15 February 1855 Dan River, Rockingham, NC
#11 George ALLEN b. 22 Jul 1778 in Guilford Co., NC m. Mildred B. Johnson d. 1791 in NC

Some have also stated that descendants of Nancy are Laura Welch Bush and John McCain.

Husband Valentine is memorialized on a monument erected by the D.A.R. in Glenn's Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Ayersville, Rockingham Co., North Carolina. Photo of monument at right taken by Find-A-Grave contributor David Clay (#46973418).


 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Valentine Allen (1726 - 1799)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Allen Joyce (1754 - 1804)*
  William Hunt Allen (1756 - ____)*
  Nancy Ann Allen Scales (1759 - 1840)*
  Mary Allen Peay (1761 - 1821)*
  Valentine Sublett Allen (1764 - 1840)*
  Martha Allen Scales (1768 - 1818)*
  Obedience Biddy Allen (1768 - 1782)*
  George Allen (1777 - 1854)*
  Samuel Alexander Allen (1778 - 1855)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Allen Family Cemetery
Madison
Rockingham County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Mert57
Originally Created by: David Lee
Record added: Jun 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54257802
Nancy Ann <i>Arnold</i> Allen
Added by: Mert57
 
Nancy Ann <i>Arnold</i> Allen
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Nancy Ann <i>Arnold</i> Allen
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my ancestral grandmother
- deegraver
 Added: Jul. 8, 2013

- Georgia Girl
 Added: Dec. 4, 2012
Rest in Peace, Sixth Great Grandmother
- Donald Tuttle
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