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John Allen

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: England
Death: December 1, 1711 (76-84)
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Walter Allen, of Newbury and Rebecca Allen
Husband of Sarah Allen and Mary Allen
Father of John Allen; Samuel Allen; Joseph Allen; Benjamin Allen, Sr.; Sarah Allen and 1 other
Brother of Daniel Allen; Joseph Allen, Sr., of Newbury & Watertown Farms; Abigail Allen and Benjamin Allen

Occupation: Tailor
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About John Allen, of Sudbury

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.


  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

October 11, 1618
Lamas, Norfolk, England
October 11, 1618
Lamas, Norfolk, England
August 29, 1656
Age 25
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
April 8, 1658
Age 27
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
March 18, 1660
Age 29
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
January 30, 1662
Age 31
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
March 7, 1668
Age 37
Sudbury, Middlesex, MA