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Mary Penfield (Allen)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Place of Burial: Plot : R5-18, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Dr. Gideon Allen and Anna Allen
Wife of Peter Penfield
Mother of Capt Peter Penfield
Sister of George Allen; Elizabeth Sharp / Couch; Sarah Keeler; Ann Allen Hanford/ Burr; Gideon Allen, Jr. and 9 others
Half sister of Gideon Allen; Joseph Allen; Ebenezer Allen, Sr; John Allen and Mary Allen

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About Mary Allen Penfield

Birth: Aug. 6, 1708 Fairfield Fairfield County Connecticut, USA Death: Sep. 1, 1789 New Fairfield Fairfield County Connecticut, USA

Mary Allen was the daughter of Dr, Gideon Allen and Anna Burr. She came from a large family of 12 children.

On 28 May 1730 she married Peter Penfield, (son of Samuel Penfield, Jr. and Hannah Shepard). They kept the Sun Tavern in Fairfield, CT, where Washington, Adams, and Lafayette were often guests. The restored Sun Tavern is now administered by the Fairfield Historical Society

Mary and Peter had 9 children:

  • Mary Penfield (1731–1753)
  • James Penfield (1732–1794)
  • Lt. Samuel Penfield (1734–1811)
  • Hannah Penfield (1737–1809)
  • Sarah Penfield (1740– )
  • Lydia Penfield (1741–1816)
  • Capt. Peter Penfield (1743–1812)
  • Anna Penfield (1745–1793)
  • Sgt. John Penfield (1747–1829)

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Parents:
 Gideon Allen (1671 - 1751)
 Ann Burr Allen (1676 - 1748)

Spouse:
 Peter Penfield (1702 - 1772)*

Children:
 Mary Penfield (1731 - 1753)*
 James Penfield (1732 - 1794)*
 Samuel M Penfield (1734 - 1811)*
 Hannah Penfield Hobart (1738 - 1809)*
 Sarah Penfield Silliman (1740 - 1817)*
 Lydia Penfield Silliman (1742 - 1816)*
 Peter Penfield (1743 - 1812)*
 Ann Penfield Nichols (1745 - 1793)*
 John Penfield (1747 - 1829)*

Siblings:
 Sarah Allen Keeler (____ - 1787)*
 Gideon Allen (1702 - 1748)*
 Abigail Allen Wakeman (1705 - 1804)*
 Mary Allen Penfield (1708 - 1789)
 David Allen (1714 - 1777)*
  • Calculated relationship

Inscription: Widow of Peter.


Burial: Congregational Church Cemetery Bethel Fairfield County Connecticut, USA Plot: R5-18


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Maintained by: Vicki Cooper Originally Created by: Gary Boughton Record added: Aug 25, 2007 Find A Grave Memorial# 21148839

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Mary Allen Penfield's Timeline

1708
August 6, 1708
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
1743
September 13, 1743
Age 35
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
1789
August 1, 1789
Age 80
New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
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Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States