Allen, Tamzin (bef 1750 - ? ?)

Tamzin Allen

Allen, Tamzin


Father: John Allen
Mother: Elizabeth Reeves

Birth: before 1750, Essex County, Virginia
Birth Source: 1751 Probate of the estate of John Allen and 1774 Will of Elizabeth Allen

Death: Unknown
Death Source:

Spouse1: Richard Gatewood


Research Notes

Children of Tamzin Allen and Richard Gatewood:
  1. Elizabeth Gatewood
  2. Richard Gatewood
  3. John Gatewood
  4. Salla Gatewood
The above children are named in the 1774 will of their grandmother Elizabeth Allen.

On 20 March 1750, Elizabeth Allen was appointed guardian to Henry Allen, Thomas Allen, James Allen and Tamzin Allen, with John Clements and James Gatewood her securities. [Essex County, Virginia, Order Book 16, page 260.]

A division of the personal estate of John Allen was submitted on 16 July 1751 by order of 20 March 1751. Entire amount was £327.14.6-1/4. Widow's thirds is 109.4.10. Each child's part 24.5.6-1/4. Parcels to "The heir at laws lot", Elizabeth Allen, Ambrose Allen, John Salice, Thomas Dix's lot Negro Rader, Henry Allen, Thomas Allen, James Allen, Tamzin Allen. By WRoane, Forest Upshaw, TWaring jr. Recorded 16 July 1751. [Essex County, Virginia, Will Book 9, pages 70-71.]

On 21 June 1753, a case was in chancery court with Elizabeth Allen Widow of John Allen the Elder, Henry Allen, Thomas Allen and Tamzin Allen Infants by the said Elizabeth their Guardian Complainants against Thomas Allen son and heir at Law of John Allen the Younger, Elizabeth Allen, Ambrose Allen, John Latane and Mary his wife, and Thos Dicks and Susanna his wife, Respondents. "Came the said parties by their Attornies & on the Motion of the said Respondts time is given them till the next Court to be held for this County to file their answer to the Bill of the said Complainants". [Essex County, Virginia, Order Book 19, page 19.]

On 3 November 1758, Elizabeth Allen Widow and executrix of John Allen of the County of Essex deceased gifted to Henry Allen of the same. For the natural love and affection which she hath and beareth to the said Henry Allen her son and also for the better maintenance and preferment of the said Henry, all right and Title of dower in the Tract whereon Henry now dwells in the parish of Southfarnham. Signed Elizabeth her E mark Allen. Witnesses: James Pamplin, Jeremiah Burnett, John Ball. Ordered recorded 21 November 1768. [Essex County, Virginia, Deed Book 30, page 203.]


Essex County VA Deed Records noted above
1774 Will of Elizabeth Allen
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