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About Francis Allen

Francis Allen, believed to be a son of George Allen and his first wife, was born in England. In 1643, his name appears on the list of men from Sandwich, between the ages of sixteen and sixty, who were able to bear arms in the New Plymouth Colony of Massachusetts. Francis was later married at Sandwich in the New Plymouth Colony of Massachusetts (now within Barnstable County, Massachusetts) on 20 July 1662 to a woman named Mary Besse. Mary was the daughter of Anthony and Jane Besse. After Mary's father, Anthony, passed away, Mary's mother married for a second time to the Sheriff of Sandwich, George Barlow.

Francis later died at Sandwich in 1698. His will, which had been written on the 18th day, 12th month, 1695 (18 February 1695/96), was probated before the Barnstable County Court on 19 March 1697/98.

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Francis Allen's Timeline

June 16, 1591
Colby, Norfolk, England
June 16, 1591
Colby, Norfolk, England
June 16, 1591
Colby, Norfolk, England
June 16, 1591
Colby, Norfolk, England
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts
July 20, 1662
Age 19
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
July 3, 1663
Age 20
August 2, 1665
Age 22
December 12, 1666
Age 23
Sandwich, Barnstable , Massachusetts
August 2, 1668
Age 25
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts