Master Name Index

Surname of ALLEN



Abigail Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Lee Remick — Movie Actress


Abigail Allen (1639/40 – c1696)

Famous Descendant(s):

George H. W. Bush — 41st U.S. President

George W. Bush — 43rd U.S. President

James Garfield — 20th U.S. President

Jeb Bush — 43rd Governor of Florida


Amy Allen (1663 – 1709/10)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ulysses S. Grant — 18th U.S. President

Laura Ingalls-Wilder — Author of Little House on the Prairie

Sir Winston Churchill — Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Alan Shepard — Mercury and Apollo Astronaut


Andrew Allen (c1617 – 1690)

Famous Descendant(s):

Admiral George Dewey — Admiral of the Navy

Willis Carrier — Inventor of Air Conditioning

Martha (Allen) Carrier — Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

John Cena — Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler


Ann Allen (    – 1661)

Famous Descendant(s):

Gerald Ford — 38th U.S. President

Herbert Hoover — 31st U.S. President

Chevy Chase — Comedian, Actor and Writer


Ann Nancy Allen (c1759 – c1840)

Famous Descendant(s):

John McCain — U.S. Senator from Arizona


Anna Allen (1658 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Stephen Austin — Father of Texas

Steve Young — Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

Charles Curtis — 31st U.S. Vice-President

James Taylor — Singer-Songwriter


Anna Louise Allen (1880 – 1964)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ted Danson — TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”


Benjamin Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress


Benjamin Allen (1682 – c1755)

Famous Descendant(s):

Sir Winston Churchill — Prime Minister of the United Kingdom


Dorothy Allen (1707 – c1782)

Famous Descendant(s):

Sir Winston Churchill — Prime Minister of the United Kingdom


Ebenezer Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

William Howard Taft — 27th U.S. President


Ebenezer Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Christopher Lloyd — Movie Actor

Lewis Henry Lapham — Co-Founder of Texaco


Ebenezer Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Tennessee Williams — Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

Ethan Hawke — Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist


Ebenezer Allen (1711/12 – 1795)

Famous Descendant(s):

Bill Paxton — TV and Movie Actor


Ebenezer Allen Jr. (1751 – 1825)

Famous Descendant(s):

Bill Paxton — TV and Movie Actor


Edward Allen (c1735 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Bill Weld — 68th Governor of Massachusetts


Eliza Allen (1799 – 1889)

Famous Descendant(s):

Shirley Temple — Movie Actress


Eliza Jane Allen (c1847 – c1920)

Famous Descendant(s):

Carrie Underwood — Country Music Singer and Songwriter


Elizabeth Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Marilyn Monroe — Actress, Model, and Singer


Elizabeth Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Elizabeth Smart — Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

Orrin Hatch — U.S. Senator from Utah


Elizabeth Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Phillips Lee Goldsborough — 47th Governor of Maryland


Elizabeth Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

John Lithgow — Stage, TV, and Movie Actor


Elizabeth Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

James Taylor — Singer-Songwriter


Elizabeth Allen (    – 1651)

Famous Descendant(s):

Elizabeth Smart — Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

Rikki Bates — Musician (Member of The Incredible Casuals)


Elizabeth Allen (    – c1681/1682)

Famous Descendant(s):

Kyra Sedgwick — TV and Movie Actress

Nathaniel Hawthorne — Author of The Scarlet Letter


Elizabeth "Betsey" Allen (1789 – 1870)

Famous Descendant(s):

Bill Paxton — TV and Movie Actor


Elizabeth Bryan Allen (1904 – 1992)

Famous Descendant(s):

Elizabeth Montgomery — TV Actress - “Bewitched”


George Allen (c1592 – 1648)

Famous Descendant(s):

Gerald Ford — 38th U.S. President

Barack Obama — 44th U.S. President

Kevin Bacon — Movie Actor


Hannah Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

James Fenimore Cooper — Author of Last of the Mohicans

Constance Fenimore Woolson — Victorian Novelist and Poet


Hannah Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Elizabeth Montgomery — TV Actress - “Bewitched”

Sandra Day O'Connor — First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice


Hannah Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Nicholas Gilman — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

James Spader — TV and Movie Actor


Hannah Allen (1699 – 1724)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ernest Hemingway — Author of The Sun Also Rises


Hannah Allen (c1694 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Sarah Palin — 9th Governor of Alaska


Hezekiah Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Shirley Temple — Movie Actress


Hezekiah Allen (1767 – 1821)

Famous Descendant(s):

Shirley Temple — Movie Actress


James Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

William Howard Taft — 27th U.S. President


James Allen (c1638 – 1714)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ulysses S. Grant — 18th U.S. President

Laura Ingalls-Wilder — Author of Little House on the Prairie

Sir Winston Churchill — Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Alan Shepard — Mercury and Apollo Astronaut


James Allen of Kempston, Bedfordshire (    – c1657)

Famous Descendant(s):

Stephen Crane — Author of The Red Badge of Courage


Jane Allen (1587/88 – 1626)

Famous Descendant(s):

George H. W. Bush — 41st U.S. President

George W. Bush — 43rd U.S. President

Samuel Prescott — Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

Ralph Waldo Emerson — American Poet

Matt Damon — Movie Actor

Alan Shepard — Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

John Hancock — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Jeb Bush — 43rd Governor of Florida

Jay Gould — American Railroad “Robber Baron”

Sarah Palin — 9th Governor of Alaska

Harry Chapin — Singer and Songwriter

Mizuo Peck — TV and Movie Actress


Jedediah Allen (    – c1759)

Famous Descendant(s):

Bill Weld — 68th Governor of Massachusetts


Jedediah Allen (1646 – c1711)

Famous Descendant(s):

Richard Nixon — 37th U.S. President

Johnny Carson — TV Host - “The Tonight Show”


John Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Hilary Swank — Movie Actress


John Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Mizuo Peck — TV and Movie Actress


John Allen (    – 1675)

Famous Descendant(s):

Bill Paxton — TV and Movie Actor


John Allen Jr. (1670 – 1739)

Famous Descendant(s):

Bill Paxton — TV and Movie Actor


Joseph Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Camilla Parker Bowles — Duchess of Cornwall

Henry David Thoreau — American Author and Poet


Joseph Allen (1708 – 1756)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ethan Allen — Revolutionary War Hero


Joseph Allen (c1650 – 1726/27)

Famous Descendant(s):

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress


Joseph Allen (c1677 – 1727)

Famous Descendant(s):

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress


Joseph Allen (c1823 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Carrie Underwood — Country Music Singer and Songwriter


Judith Allen (1718/19 – 1807)

Famous Descendant(s):

Hilary Swank — Movie Actress


Katherine Allen (c1645 – c1693)

Famous Descendant(s):

Lyndon B. Johnson — 36th U.S. President


Lewis Allen (1783 – 1844)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ted Danson — TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”


Louisa Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

F. Scott Fitzgerald — Author of The Great Gatsby


Lydia Allen (    – c1709)

Famous Descendant(s):

Henry Fonda — Movie Actor

Jane Fonda — Movie Actress


Margaret Allen (1758 – 1831)

Famous Descendant(s):

Christopher Lloyd — Movie Actor

Lewis Henry Lapham — Co-Founder of Texaco


Martha Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Louis L'Amour — Western Author

John Langdon — Signer of the U.S. Constitution


Martha Allen (1641 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Grace Slick — Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane

Paget Brewster — TV Actress

Henry A. Wallace — 33rd U.S. Vice-President


Martha Allen (c1650 – 1692)

Famous Descendant(s):

Admiral George Dewey — Admiral of the Navy

Willis Carrier — Inventor of Air Conditioning


Martha Jennie Allen (1858 – 1928)

Famous Descendant(s):

Laura (Welch) Bush — First Lady of President George W. Bush


Mary Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

William Howard Taft — 27th U.S. President


Mary Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

General George B. McClellan — Union Army - U.S. Civil War

William Rufus Day — 36th U.S. Secretary of State

Anna Gunn — TV and Movie Actress


Mary Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Christopher Lloyd — Movie Actor

Lewis Henry Lapham — Co-Founder of Texaco


Mary Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Bill Weld — 68th Governor of Massachusetts


Mary Allen (1708 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Alexandra Breckenridge — TV and Movie Actress


Mary Allen (1721 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Marie Osmond — Singer, Actress and Doll Designer

Donny Osmond — Singer, Actor and Dancer


Mary Allen (1644 – c1701)

Famous Descendant(s):

James Taylor — Singer-Songwriter


Mary Allen (1681 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Richard Nixon — 37th U.S. President

Johnny Carson — TV Host - “The Tonight Show”


Mary Allen (1714 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Camilla Parker Bowles — Duchess of Cornwall

Henry David Thoreau — American Author and Poet


Mary Allen (c1634 – 1709)

Famous Descendant(s):

James Spader — TV and Movie Actor


Mary Allen (c1765 – 1821)

Famous Descendant(s):

Laura (Welch) Bush — First Lady of President George W. Bush


Matthew Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Marilyn Monroe — Actress, Model, and Singer


Mehitable Allen (1717 – c1760)

Famous Descendant(s):

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress


Miriam Allen (1661 – c1732)

Famous Descendant(s):

Marilyn Monroe — Actress, Model, and Singer


Nathaniel Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

William Howard Taft — 27th U.S. President


Nathaniel Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Camilla Parker Bowles — Duchess of Cornwall

Henry David Thoreau — American Author and Poet


Nathaniel Allen (c1699 – 1770)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ted Danson — TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”


Nehemiah Allen (c1634 – 1684)

Famous Descendant(s):

Princess Diana — Princess of Wales

Prince William — Duke of Cambridge

Prince Harry — Duke of Sussex

Glenn Close — Movie, Television, and Stage Actress

Brooke Shields — Movie Actress and Model

Ethan Allen — Revolutionary War Hero

Nathan Hale — America's First Spy

Oliver Platt — Movie Actor

Sarah Caldwell — 1st Female Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera


Nettie M. Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Meghan Markle — Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress


Nicholas Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Stephen Austin — Father of Texas

Steve Young — Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

Charles Curtis — 31st U.S. Vice-President

James Taylor — Singer-Songwriter


Obadiah Allen (    – 1723)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ernest Hemingway — Author of The Sun Also Rises


Ralph Allen (    – c1659)

Famous Descendant(s):

Richard Nixon — 37th U.S. President

Johnny Carson — TV Host - “The Tonight Show”


Ralph Allen (c1620 – c1698)

Famous Descendant(s):

Tennessee Williams — Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

Ethan Hawke — Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist


Rose Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Marilyn Monroe — Actress, Model, and Singer

William Durant — Co-Founder of General Motors and Founder of Frigidaire

Henry Crapo — 14th Governor of Michigan


Rose Allen (c1621 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Gerald Ford — 38th U.S. President

Barack Obama — 44th U.S. President

Kevin Bacon — Movie Actor


Ruth Allen (c1759 – 1849)

Famous Descendant(s):

Bill Weld — 68th Governor of Massachusetts


Samuel Allen (    – c1669)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ulysses S. Grant — 18th U.S. President

Laura Ingalls-Wilder — Author of Little House on the Prairie

Sir Winston Churchill — Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Alan Shepard — Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

Grace Slick — Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane


Samuel Allen (1666 – 1718)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ethan Allen — Revolutionary War Hero


Samuel Allen (c1588 – 1648)

Famous Descendant(s):

Princess Diana — Princess of Wales

Prince William — Duke of Cambridge

Prince Harry — Duke of Sussex

Ernest Hemingway — Author of The Sun Also Rises

Glenn Close — Movie, Television, and Stage Actress

Brooke Shields — Movie Actress and Model

Ethan Allen — Revolutionary War Hero

Nathan Hale — America's First Spy

Oliver Platt — Movie Actor

Sarah Caldwell — 1st Female Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera

Bill Paxton — TV and Movie Actor

James Spader — TV and Movie Actor


Samuel Allen (c1633 – c1668)

Famous Descendant(s):

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress


Sarah Allen (1639 – c1690)

Famous Descendant(s):

Grace Slick — Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane


Sarah Allen (1672 – c1724)

Famous Descendant(s):

Princess Diana — Princess of Wales

Prince William — Duke of Cambridge

Prince Harry — Duke of Sussex

Glenn Close — Movie, Television, and Stage Actress

Brooke Shields — Movie Actress and Model

Nathan Hale — America's First Spy

Oliver Platt — Movie Actor

Sarah Caldwell — 1st Female Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera


Sarah Allen (c1646 – 1716)

Famous Descendant(s):

John Cena — Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler


Sarah Allen (c1692 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Tennessee Williams — Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

Ethan Hawke — Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist


Sarah Allen (c1857 – 1885)

Famous Descendant(s):

Earl Tupper — Inventor and Founder of Tupperware


Sybil Allen (1759 – 1816)

Famous Descendant(s):

Mizuo Peck — TV and Movie Actress


Thomas Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

George H. W. Bush — 41st U.S. President

George W. Bush — 43rd U.S. President

Samuel Prescott — Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

Ralph Waldo Emerson — American Poet

Matt Damon — Movie Actor

Alan Shepard — Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

John Hancock — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Jeb Bush — 43rd Governor of Florida

Jay Gould — American Railroad “Robber Baron”

Sarah Palin — 9th Governor of Alaska

Harry Chapin — Singer and Songwriter

Mizuo Peck — TV and Movie Actress


Thomas Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Marie Osmond — Singer, Actress and Doll Designer

Donny Osmond — Singer, Actor and Dancer


Thomas Allen (1673 – 1733)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ernest Hemingway — Author of The Sun Also Rises


Thomas Allen (1728 – 1793)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ted Danson — TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”


Thomas Allen Jr. (1755 – 1842)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ted Danson — TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”


Thomas Humphrey Cushing Allen (1822 – 1900)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ted Danson — TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”


Ursula Allen (c1730 – c1807)

Famous Descendant(s):

Laura (Welch) Bush — First Lady of President George W. Bush


Valentine Allen (1730 – 1798)

Famous Descendant(s):

Laura (Welch) Bush — First Lady of President George W. Bush

John McCain — U.S. Senator from Arizona


Walter Allen (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Camilla Parker Bowles — Duchess of Cornwall

Henry David Thoreau — American Author and Poet


William Allen (    – 1686)

Famous Descendant(s):

George H. W. Bush — 41st U.S. President

George W. Bush — 43rd U.S. President

James Garfield — 20th U.S. President

Louis L'Amour — Western Author

Nicholas Gilman — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

John Langdon — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

Jeb Bush — 43rd Governor of Florida

James Spader — TV and Movie Actor

James Taylor — Singer-Songwriter


William Allen (    – c1751)

Famous Descendant(s):

Laura (Welch) Bush — First Lady of President George W. Bush

John McCain — U.S. Senator from Arizona


William Allen (c1700 – c1786)

Famous Descendant(s):

Laura (Welch) Bush — First Lady of President George W. Bush


William Benjamin Allen (1819 – 1902)

Famous Descendant(s):

Laura (Welch) Bush — First Lady of President George W. Bush


William Mercer Allen (1853 – 1927)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ted Danson — TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”


Ziporah Allen (1749 – 1825)

Famous Descendant(s):

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress