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Robert Batey Allen

This photo is believed to be of Robert Batey Allen. It was found in the old Killinger home in Marion, Virginia, which was the home of Robert B. Allen for the last 25 years of his life. The original is a daguerreotype in a leather case.

Paulina Jane Killinger

Paulina Jane Killinger (1827-1903). She was the wife of Robert Batey Allen and the mother of all of his children. Her parents were Michael Killinger and Susannah Morris. According to one of her granddaughters, Ruby Elizabeth Allen, Paulina lost her left eye to the slingshot of one of her grandchildren. Photo date about 1900, Radford, Virginia.

William Jackson Allen

William Jackson Allen (1850-1893). He was the son of Robert Batey Allen and Paulina Jane Killinger.

James Thomas Allen

James Thomas Allen (1852-1920). He was the second child of Robert Batey Allen and Paulina Jane Killinger. At the time of his death, he was described as the “wreck master” at the railroad yards in Radford, Virginia.

Alice Bocock Allen wife of James T.

Alice Bocock, wife of James Thomas Allen

Michael Albert Allen

Michael Albert Allen (1854-1944). He was the son of Robert Batey Allen and Paulina Jane Killinger.

Victoria Elvina Bonham

Victoria Elvina Bonham (1863-1917). She was married to Michael Albert Allen and was the mother of all his children. Her parents were James Harvey Bonham and Martha Louisa Peters.

Albert and Victoria

Michael Albert Allen and his wife, Victoria Elvina Bonham, pictured in Radford, Virginia, prior to 1917.

Michael Albert Allen, ca. 1930s

Michael Albert Allen, ca. 1930s

Susannah Elizabeth Allen

Susannah Elizabeth Allen (1855-1935). She was the daughter of Robert Batey Allen and Paulina Jane Killinger. She was married to Peter Snavely Groseclose.

Unknown Allen woman

Unknown Allen woman from Robert Batey Allen’s photo album. Tintype. This photo was probably taken at the same time as the photo of Ferd Johnston Allen, as the backgrounds are identical. This may be a photo of Mary Margaret Allen, a daughter of Robert B. Allen and Paulina Jane Killinger.

Samuel Floyd Allen

Samuel Floyd Allen (1862-1939). He was the son of Robert Batey Allen and Paulina Jane Killinger.

Samuel Floyd Allen

Samuel Floyd Allen.

Ferdinand Johnston Allen

Ferdinand Johnston Allen (1864-1945). He was the son of Robert Batey Allen and Paulina Jane Killinger.

Eliza Jane

Eliza Jane “Doll” Allen. Tintype appears to have been taken in a tent, probably by an itenerant photographer.

Charlton Family

Victor Shields Charlton, son Eston Charlton, and wife Eliza Jane “Doll” Allen. Doll was the daughter of Robert Batey Allen and Paulina Jane Killinger.

Eliza Jane Allen Charlton

Eliza Jane “Doll” Allen Charlton.

This photo was included in the 1932 volume "Smyth County History and Traditions" by Goodridge Wilson. The bridge was located near a toll house operated by Robert B. Allen.

This photo was included in the 1932 volume “Smyth County History and Traditions” by Goodridge Wilson. The bridge was located near a toll house operated by Robert B. Allen.

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