John Allen (c.1631 - 1711) MP

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Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Occupation: Tailor
Managed by: Thomas Shirley
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About John Allen

Lived in Newbury, MA until 1662 when he moved to Sudbury, where he died in 1711, probably about age 80. He was a tailor, but also had a farm where he lived. Sudbury was attacked by the Indians during King Philip's War in 1676 and he petitioned to the General Court for his loss estimated at 60 pounds. In 1688 he was one of the men who took the public stock of ammunition into their hands, sort of minute men. His son Thomas was likely killed during the first French & Indian War (King William's War of 1689). He left a will dated 9 Aug 1708; son Benjamin made executor.

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  1. Walter Allen of Newbury, Mass., 1640, and some of his descendants with a few notes on the Allen family in general by Allen H. Bent. Published 1896 by D. Clapp & Son, printers in Boston .  Written in English
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John Allen, of Sudbury's Timeline

1618
October 11, 1618
Lamas, Norfolk, England
October 11, 1618
Lamas, Norfolk, England
1631
1631
England
1655
1655
Age 24
1656
August 29, 1656
Age 25
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
1658
April 8, 1658
Age 27
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
1660
March 18, 1660
Age 29
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
1662
1662
Age 31
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1668
March 7, 1668
Age 37
Sudbury, Middlesex, MA
1702
1702
Age 71