Josh Allen

ARLINGTON, TX – Josh Allen attends the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. Debby Wong, photo by

Birth Name: Joshua Patrick Allen

Place of Birth: Firebaugh, Fresno, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 21, 1996

Ethnicity: Swedish (one eighth), German, Swiss-German, English, Scottish, Irish

Josh Allen is an American professional football player. He is a quarterback for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL).

Josh is the son of Lavonne and Joel Allen. He was raised on a farm.

Josh’s paternal grandfather was Alfred Erland Allen (the son of Arvid Allen and Beulah Mae Elliott). Alfred was born in California. Arvid was born in Eldsberga, Halmstads kommun, Hallands län, Sweden. Beulah was the daughter of Ruth Caldony May Brown.

Josh’s paternal grandmother was Patricia Lee “Pat” Bracken (the daughter of William Christopher Bracken and Lorene Kelley/Tichnor). Patricia was born in California. William was born in Texas, the son of Joseph M. Bracken and Margaret Davis. The Bracken line leads to Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

Josh’s maternal grandfather was Vaughn Allman (the son of Willie W. Von Allman and Jennie M. McEwen). Willie was born in Oklahoma, the son of Crist R. Von Allman and Margaret Zenger, who were Swiss. Jenni was born in Oklahoma, the daughter of Elmer Newton McEwen and Blanch Rinehart.

Josh’s maternal grandmother’s surname was Brown.

Sources: Genealogy of Josh Allen (focusing on his father’s side) –

Genealogies of Josh’s paternal grandparents, Alfred Erland Allen and Patricia Lee “Pat” (Bracken) Allen –

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