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Allan, Frank

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Allan, Frank
March 16, 2007 02:06PM
History of Kentucky, five volumes, edited by Judge Charles Kerr,
American Historical Society, New York & Chicago, 1922, Vol. V, P. 330,
Clark County

JUDGE FRANK ALLAN, of Allanville, was a widely known and prominent
citizen of Clark County, and for eight years, until his death, performed
the duties of the office of county judge with singular fidelity and
efficiency.
Judge Allan, who died in 1882, at the age of sixty-two, was a son
of Lewis and Sophia Allan. He married Elizabeth Haggard, a daughter of
Pleasant Haggard. Frank Allan located at Allanville, which then
contained a grist and saw mill, a carding factory, store, blacksmith
shop and postoffice, and became an extensive farmer in that locality.
He remained there until elected to the office of county judge, when he
removed to Winchester, and had filled that office for eight years before
his death. His widow then returned to the old farm at Allanville, and
remained at the old home until her death three years later.
There were seven children in the family of Judge Frank Allan and
wife: James, a merchant at Allanville, who died at the age of fifty
years; Pleasant, who was a farmer and died at the age of seventy;
Sophia, who died in Allanville at he age of twenty-three, the wife of
Sam Dethridge; Mollie, who became the wife of Woody Ecton and was the
mother of Mrs. Audley Haggard; John, a resident of Winchester; Bettie,
who died young, after her marriage to Allen Hampton; and Sidney, who
practiced medicine at the old home at Allanville and died in middle
life.
Mollie Allan, who was married at the age of twenty-one, secured a
portion of the old Allan farm where Wood Ecton spent his active life.
Woody Ecton died at Winchester June 22, 1903. They had three children:
Frank Allan Ecton, living near Allanville; Effie Ward, who died in
Childhood; and Sudie, Mrs. Audley Haggard.

Allan Dethridge Ecton Haggard Hampton
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