Mary Eleanor Allen

Female 1770 - Aft 1823  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Mary Eleanor Allen  [1
    • She's identified in husband Ezekiel's will. Maiden name has been suggested to be Allen or Gray. My research leads me to believe it was Allen and that her mother's maiden name was Gray.
    Born Between 1766 and 1770  Durham Parish, Charles, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 1810 census: between 25 and 44 years; 1820 census: over 45. Per headstone information, Lucinda was born in 1789. James' year of birth estimated to be 1787. [1, 2, 3, 4]
    Gender Female 
    Address Aft 1792 Bef 1795  , , VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The family moved to Virginia, likely Stafford County, about this time based on when and where their children were born. 
    Died Aft 1823  , , VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • She survived her husband.
    Person ID I4354  Allison
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2021 

    Father William Allen,   b. Bef 1726, Durham Parish, Charles, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 20 Jan 1793, , Prince William, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother Eleanor Gray,   b. Bef 1744, , Charles, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1766  (Age ~ 23 years) 
    Married , Charles, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Children listed in order of appearance in William's will. Estimate of birth order only.
    Family ID F1669  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ezekiel L Skinner, Sr,   b. Bef 1765, Durham Parish, Charles, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 26 May 1823, , Stafford, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Children 
    +1. James A Skinner,   b. Abt 1787, , , MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1814, , , GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
    +2. Lucinda Skinner,   b. Abt 1792, , , MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1873, , Blackford, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
     3. Precious Skinner,   b. Between 1790 and 1796,   d. Aft 1819  (Age ~ 30 years)
     4. Mary Eleanor Gray Skinner,   b. Abt 1795, , , VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Catherine Skinner,   b. Abt 1798, , , VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1856, , Licking, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
    +6. Ezekiel Ludwell Skinner,   b. 1800, , , VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1860, , Licking, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +7. Asa William Gray Skinner, Sr.,   b. 12 Mar 1802, , , VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1875, Hanover Twp, Licking, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +8. John Thomas Ludwell Skinner,   b. 1804, , , VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1862, , Licking, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     9. Joseph/Josias Skinner,   b. 13 Apr 1807, , , VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1873, , Blackford, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +10. Amelia Skinner,   b. Abt 1809, , , VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F1179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Ezekiel Ludwell Skinner, Sr, will and testament
    Ezekiel Ludwell Skinner, Sr, will and testament
    Fauquier County, Virginia
    Will Book 8, pg 318 and 319
    William Allen
    William Allen
    Charles County, Maryland
    Will Book AF-11
    Pgs 137 & 138
    "I give and bequeath to my loving Daughter Precius Allen... to my grandson Richard Allen, son of Zachariah Allen... to my granddaughter Catharine Munkister dau of Charles Munkister and Virlender Munkister... to my son Samuel Allen... to my beloved children Rhody Allen, Zachariah Allen, James Allen, William Allen, Levi Allen, (illegible) Allen, Judah Allen and Mary Eleanor Allen..."

    Histories
    Tracking down our ancestors: Mary Eleanor Allen
    Tracking down our ancestors: Mary Eleanor Allen

  • Sources 
    1. [S370] Early Colonial Settlers, Southern MD and VA's Northern Neck Counties, Mike Marshall, (Mike Marshall).

    2. [S186] 1810 United States Federal Census , National Archives and Records Administration, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Third Census of the United States, 1820. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1810 ).

    3. [S110] 1820 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourth Census of the United States, 1820. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1820).

    4. [S5] Find A Grave.