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Abigail Allen (Hill)

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Zebulon Hill, of Salem and Elizabeth Hill
Wife of Joseph Allen
Mother of Joseph Allen, III; Benjamin Allen; John Allen; John Allen; Zebulon Allen and 5 others
Sister of John Hill; Johannah Ashby; Philip Hill; Mary Ashby; Zebulon Hill and 3 others

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About Abigail Allen

Abigail Hill was born 21 Jul 1670 in Salem, Massachusetts. There hasn't been an actual death date found for her, but she was still alive in Salem in 1749.


Abigail was the eighth child of Zebulon Hill, Cooper b abt 1621 in Bristol, England, d 1699 in Salem, Massachusetts and Elizabeth Dyke who d abt 1690.


Abigail was married to Joseph Allen, joiner in Salem, Massachusetts by 1696. He was baptized 6 Jan 1677-8 in Salem. He died 19 Apr 1740.

There is a century old assumption that this Abigail was the wife of "Ebenezer Allen" and unfortunately has been carried on by some researchers.

Please see the attached document "Essex Antiquarian vol 11Page_073" for evidence of Abigail's connection with Joseph Allen.


  1. Abigail b 1 June 1696 in Salem, died young.
  2. Joseph b 11 Feb 1697-8 Salem; m Margaret Swayn of Reading 7 July 1720.
  3. Benjamin b 20 Apr 1699 in Salem; m Abigail Lowther 10 Dec 1724
  4. John b 17 Apr 1701 in Salem, d same day.
  5. John baptized 19 Sep 1703 in Salem.
  6. Abigail b 3 June 1705 in Salem; m Jonathan Archer, Jr, of Salem 30 Jan 1728. They were both living in 1749.
  7. Zebulon baptized 15 Sep 1706; m widow Sarah Ellinwood of Beverly.
  8. Robert b in Salem; m Rebecca Phillips of Salem 3 Dec 1741.
  9. Bethia b in Salem
  10. Elizabeth baptized 3 Oct 1714 in Salem; d in Salem unmarried 31 Oct 1798.
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Abigail Allen's Timeline

July 21, 1670
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
May 26, 1687
Age 16
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, U S A
February 11, 1697
Age 26
Salem, Massachusetts
Age 28
Salem, Massachusetts
April 25, 1701
Age 30
Salem, Massachusetts
Age 32
Salem, Massachusetts
Age 34
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
Age 35
Salem, Massachusetts
Age 39
Salem, Massachusetts