When George Allan was born on 30 April 1863, in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Allan, was 29 and his mother, Janet Harrower, was 40. He married Margaret Hannah Forbes on 2 December 1886, in South Weber, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in South Weber, Davis, Utah, United States for about 20 years and South Weber Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 14 February 1942, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.
Scottish and northern English: variant of Allen . This is the more common form of the name in Scotland and northern England. See also McAllen .
History: An early bearer of this surname in North America was William Allan, a British soldier who took his family to the newly founded city of Halifax, NS, Canada, in 1749. His son John (1746–1805) was a Revolutionary soldier who eventually (1783) founded the settlement of Allan's Island, Passamaquoddy Bay, ME.
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