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Allen, John B.

Flourished: 1840-1842 Sangamon County, Illinois

In 1840, Lincoln defended a client in a suit brought by Allen. The same year, Allen married Ester Ann Chilton in Sangamon County.

Allen v. Maxey, Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009), http://www.lawpracticeofabrahamlincoln.org; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 4 October 1840, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL.