Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

John J. ALLEN

Male 1829 - 1863  (~ 34 years)


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  • Name John J. ALLEN 
    Born CA 1829  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1861  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Military 7th Corporal, Co A, 14th W.Va. Inf, Civil War (died of typhoid fever)  [3
    • Military records show that JohnJ. Allen enlisted in Co A, 14th W.Va. Infantry, on 28 Jul 1862 at West Union. He mustered in as a 7th Corporal at Wheeling on 23 Aug 1862. Muster rolls show that at some point he was reduced in rank to Private and that he was sick at home as of 7 Jul 1863. He died at home of typhoid fever on 27 Aug 1863 while on sick furlough from US General Hospital in Cumberland, Maryland.
    Died 27 Aug 1863  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: typhoid fever 
    Person ID I101087  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2017 

    Father Israel Joshua ALLEN,   b. CA 1792, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1853, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Rachel J. WHITEMAN 
    Married Apr 1817  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F43350  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane WEEKLY,   b. Apr 1834 
    Married 1 Sep 1861  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F42105  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary A. BATES,   b. CA 1835 
    Married 6 Aug 1852  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F45902  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    2. [S1890] 1860 Census, Doddridge County, (W)VA.

    3. [S37] Historical Military Records, (www.fold3.com).

    4. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR p. 136, line 8 : www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11790709&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as John J. Allen, widowed, 32, b. Harrison Co, res. Doddridge Co, son of Israel & Rachel, farmer; and Jane Weekly, single, 25, b. Harrison Co, res. Doddridge Co, dau of James & Mary. "Solemnized Sept. 1st 1861 By H. F. Garrett."

    5. [S2567] West Virginia Marriages Index, 1785-1971 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).