Allen Breed (Bread), Jr. (1631 - 1706) MP

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Nicknames: "baird/"
Place of Burial: Southhampton, Long Island, New York
Birthplace: Westoninge Parish, Bedfordshire, England
Death: Died in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts
Occupation: Husbandman, First generation to change the spelling of the name from 'Bread' to 'Breed'
Managed by: Glen Lofton Bedgood
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About Allen Breed (Bread), Jr.

Allen BREED, Founder of Southhampton, Long Island, NY

Allen BREED 1, 2, 3 (Allen ) was christened 27 Jan 1630/1631 in Pulloxhill, Bedfordshire, England. He died Jan 1707.

Family

  • parents: 1. Allen Breed (1601-1692) & Elizabeth Wheeler

Married

  1. Mary (or Elizabeth) OSBORN 1, 2, daughter of Mr. OSBORN and Rebecca, on 28 Mar 1656 in Massachusetts. Mary was born about 1630 in Lynn, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She died 30 Nov 1671 in Lynn, Essex Co., Massachusetts.

Sources

  1. THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 244. "2. Allen Breed, b. 1626, m. Mary ____, and had six children."
  2. A RECORD OF THE DESCENDANTS OF ALLEN BREAD, Who Came to America from England in 1630. Hathaway & Brothers, The Evans Printing House, Fourth and Liberty Sts., Philadelphia, 1892, page 4. "Allen Breed-1 b. 1626, m. Mary, b. ___, d. Nov. 30, 1671."

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Allen was the first member of the family to use the spelling Breed for his last name, occurred about 1700.

Allen's will reads as follows: "I, Allen Breed, being of sound and perfect mind and memory...though aged and feeble in body, do constitute...this my Last Will and Testament...First...I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God... and my Body I commit to the earth to be decently buried...and I give and dispose thereof as followeth. I will that my debts and funeral charges be discharged and paid. I give and bequeath to my eldest son Timothy Breed, that piece of land, upland and meadow, that his now dwelling house stands upon, and 2 acres in the fresh marsh. Likewise I give him the lot below my house of salt marsh and upland from the pasture ditch downwards, except 3 acres on the west side. Also that piece of ground that was bought of Nicholas Browne, lying between Francis Burrill and Samuel Breed's land adjoining to it. Also 1/4 of my wood lot, he having the second choice.

I give...to my son Allen Breed, 1 1/2 acres where his dwelling house stands, bounded north by the highway and land of Joseph Hall...also 1 acre of fresh meadow in the fresh marsh, bounded north by land given to my son Timothy; also 1/4 of my wood lot, he having the third choice.

I give...to my son John Breed, 10 shillings, because I have already given him his portion (John was living in Stonington, CT).

I give...to my son Samuel Breed all my housing with the land adjoinging except the 1 1/2 acres before given to son Allen. I also give him the picket (so called) as the fence now stands., and 3 acres of salt marsh, except that in my legacy to Timothy; also one acre of upland, except that given to Timothy; and 1/4 of my wood lot.

I give to my daughter Mary Lewis five pounds.

I give to my daughter Elizabeth Burrage five pounds. And my will...is that the legacies be paid out of my lands, and that my sons have free liberty peaceably to pass and repass through each other's land...for the bringing of the produce...

Finally I...ordain my four sons, Timothy, Joseph, Allen and Samuel joint executors...and do revoke...all former wills...made heretofore. In witness I set my hand and seal. Witnesses: John S. Tarbox, Thomas Cheever, William Ballard, Mathan Hathorn, Hannah Scarlett. Proved 11 February 1707 [Essex Probate, 3188] -------------------- Allen was the first member of the family to use the spelling Breed for his last name, occurred about 1700.

Allen's will reads as follows: "I, Allen Breed, being of sound and perfect mind and memory...though aged and feeble in body, do constitute...this my Last Will and Testament...First...I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God... and my Body I commit to the earth to be decently buried...and I give and dispose thereof as followeth. I will that my debts and funeral charges be discharged and paid. I give and bequeath to my eldest son Timothy Breed, that piece of land, upland and meadow, that his now dwelling house stands upon, and 2 acres in the fresh marsh. Likewise I give him the lot below my house of salt marsh and upland from the pasture ditch downwards, except 3 acres on the west side. Also that piece of ground that was bought of Nicholas Browne, lying between Francis Burrill and Samuel Breed's land adjoining to it. Also 1/4 of my wood lot, he having the second choice.

I give...to my son Allen Breed, 1 1/2 acres where his dwelling house stands, bounded north by the highway and land of Joseph Hall...also 1 acre of fresh meadow in the fresh marsh, bounded north by land given to my son Timothy; also 1/4 of my wood lot, he having the third choice.

I give...to my son John Breed, 10 shillings, because I have already given him his portion (John was living in Stonington, CT).

I give...to my son Samuel Breed all my housing with the land adjoinging except the 1 1/2 acres before given to son Allen. I also give him the picket (so called) as the fence now stands., and 3 acres of salt marsh, except that in my legacy to Timothy; also one acre of upland, except that given to Timothy; and 1/4 of my wood lot.

I give to my daughter Mary Lewis five pounds.

I give to my daughter Elizabeth Burrage five pounds. And my will...is that the legacies be paid out of my lands, and that my sons have free liberty peaceably to pass and repass through each other's land...for the bringing of the produce...

Finally I...ordain my four sons, Timothy, Joseph, Allen and Samuel joint executors...and do revoke...all former wills...made heretofore. In witness I set my hand and seal. Witnesses: John S. Tarbox, Thomas Cheever, William Ballard, Mathan Hathorn, Hannah Scarlett. Proved 11 February 1707 [Essex Probate, 3188] -------------------- Birth: 1726 Marblehead Essex County Massachusetts, USA Death: Apr. 13, 1805 Windham Center Cumberland County Maine, USA

Occupation - Blacksmith.

Ebenezer and Sarah married on 18 January 1757 at Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts Sarah Griffin was his cousin. The family moved to Windham in 1764, where they settled on River Road. His widowed mother, Anna, accompanied them. Ebenezer and Sarah were members of "The Society of Friends".

Son of Ebenezer HAWKES {born - July 14 1702 at Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts died - January 9, 1742 at Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts great-great-great grandson of John HAWKES born about 1570 of Hingham, Norfolk, England}. and Anna BREED {born - July 28, 1706 at Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts died - 1797 at Windham, Cumberland, Maine daughter of Samuel BREED and Anna HOOD grandson of Allen BREED: 1601 - 1692 who was the founder of Southhampton, Long Island, New York}.'

Ebenezer and Anna married on 11 April 1725 at Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts.


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Spouse:
 Sarah Griffin Hawkes (1730 - 1805)

Children:
 Joseph Hawkes (1768 - 1837)*
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Inscription: EBENEZER HAWKES 1726 - 1805 SARAH GRIFFIN 1730 - 1805


Note: Compiled from records and research by Diane Jolene SISLER


Burial: Old Smith Burying Ground Windham Center Cumberland County Maine, USA

Created by: Yvonne Gowen Record added: Sep 27, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 59276234

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Allen Breed, Jr.'s Timeline

1630
January 27, 1630
Bedford, UK
January 27, 1630
Pulloxhill,Bedford,,England
1631
January 27, 1631
Westoninge Parish, Bedfordshire, England
1654
1654
Age 22
Lynn, Essex, MA, United States
1656
January 1, 1656
Age 24
Lynn,Essex,Massachusetts
1658
February 12, 1658
Age 27
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1660
June 30, 1660
Age 29
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1662
January 18, 1662
Age 30
Lynn, Essex, MA, USA
1665
June 24, 1665
Age 34
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1667
November 1, 1667
Age 36
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts