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Subseries 4. Genealogy, Financial, and Official Documents, 1831-1930

Scope and Content Notes:

Included in this subseries are genealogical and official documents of Hervey Allen's families. In this subseries is the oldest document in the papers, a marriage certificate between John Gill and Anna Caldwell dated at February 24, 1831. Also included are the Golden Wedding invitations and mementos of both Hervey Allen's great-grandparents, Edward Allen Sr. and Amelia Bindley Allen in 1866, and his grandparents, Colonel Edward Jay Allen and Elizabeth Robinson Allen in 1907. Other documents include estate and financial documents.


Box 173
Folder 1 Certificate of Marriage of John Gill and Anna Caldwell, 1831
Folder 2 Estate of Helen M. Allen Documents, 1890-1922
Folder 3 Estate of Helen M. Allen Trustee Documents, 1926-1930
Folder 4 Genealogy

Contains "Notes for Family History" which traces Allen history from England to Pittsburgh. Also contains detailed biography of Edward Jay Allen, a handwritten family tree, and history of "Edgehill."

Folder 5-6 General Financial Documents, 1897-1925
Folder 7 Golden Wedding: Edward Allen and Millicent (Amelia Bindley) Allen (great-grandparents), 1866
Folder 8 Golden Wedding: Edward Jay Allen and Elizabeth Robinson Allen and General Messages (grandparents), 1907; 1899-1915
Folder 9 Insurance, 1896-1918
Folder 10 Tax Forms, 1891-1918
Folder 11 Wills, Testaments, and Memoirs