Cpl. Edward Allen, Sr of Ipswitch and Suffield

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Corporal Edward Edward Allen, Sr.

Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Wrentham, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Death: November 21, 1696 (63)
Suffield, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of James Christopher Allen, Jr. and Mary Allen
Husband of Sarah Allen
Father of John Allen; Sarah Smith; Edward Allen Jr.; Elizabeth Prichard; William Allen and 8 others
Brother of Rev. James Allen; Sarah Allen; Elizabeth Allen and Mary Allen

Occupation: Weaver
Managed by: James D. Gilmore
Last Updated:

About Cpl. Edward Allen, Sr of Ipswitch and Suffield

Edward Allen 1636 of Suffield and Ipswich


Born ca. 1636. Died 22 Nov 1696 in Suffield, CT. Married 24 Nov 1658, Ipswich, MA, Sarah Kimball. She died 12 Jun 1696, Suffield, Ct.


  1. John Allen, b. 29 Aug 1659, Ipswich, Ma; m. Elizabeth Prichard.
  2. Sarah Allen, b. 7 Jul 1661, Ipswich, Ma; d. 10 Feb 1661/62, Ipswich, Ma.
  3. Edward Allen, b. 1 May 1662, Ipswich, Ma; m. Mercy Painter.
  4. Sarah Allen, b. 1 Mar 1664, Ipswich, Ma; m. Edward Smith.
  5. Elizabeth Allen, b. 20 Dec 1666, Ipswich, Ma; m. William Prichard.
  6. William Allen, b. 12 Mar 1668, Ipswich, Ma; m. Susanna Dibble.
  7. Martha Allen, b. ca. 1671, Ipswich, Ma; m. Samuel Kent.
  8. Benjamin Allen, b. Sep 1673, Ipswich, Ma; m. Mercy Towsley.
  9. David Allen, b. 1 Feb 1674/75, Ipswich, Ma; m. Sarah Grosvenor.
  10. Abigail Allen, b. 25 Mar 1678, Ipswich, Ma; m. Timothy Palmer.
  11. Samuel Allen, b. ca. 1680, Ipswich, Ma; m. Anna Hayward.
  12. Mary Allen, b. 9 Apr 1683, Suffield, Ct; m. James Hayward.
  13. Caleb Allen, b. 31 Mar 1685, Suffield, Ct; m. Hannah Eaton.
  • Marriage and births from the Ipswich, Mass. vital Records. Sheldon, Ref. 13, gives Edwards wife's name as Mary, was there a second marriage? Sarah would be about 45 for the birth of her last child in Suffield, Conn.


  1. Morin, Gail. Descendants of Sarah Kimball. Elmer City, Washington: manuscript, 25 Jul 1996.
  2. Morrison, Leonard Allison and Stephen Paschall Sharples. History of the Kimball Family in America From 1634 to 1897. Boston: Amrell & Upham, 1897.
  3. http://www.suffieldhistoricalsociety.org/families/allen.htm, Reference Documents: 8, 12, 13, 177


ALLEN, EDWARD, Sen., had a grant of 60 acres of land in Suffield, in Oct. 1678. And his three sons, John, Edward, Jr., and William Allen, each had 40 acres, at the upper end of Feather street, between the two brooks. Their land extended east to the Great River. Edward probably came from Deerfield, and settled on these lands with his three sons.

Source: A Catalogue of the Names of the Early Puritan Settlers of the Colony of Connecticut. By Royal Ralph Hinma.

ALLEN, EDWARD, son of Edward, m. Sarah, and had Caleb, b. March 31, 1685; Mary b. April 9, 1683. Sarah, his wife, d. Jun 12 1696, and her husband d. Nov 22, 1696.

Source: A Catalogue of the Names of the Early Puritan Settlers of the Colony of Connecticut. By Royal Ralph Hinma.

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Cpl. Edward Allen, Sr of Ipswitch and Suffield's Timeline

October 26, 1633
Wrentham, Suffolk, United Kingdom
August 29, 1659
Age 25
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
July 4, 1661
Age 27
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
May 1, 1663
Age 29
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
December 20, 1666
Age 33
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
March 12, 1668
Age 34
Suffield, Hartford, CT, USA
July 28, 1669
Age 35
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
September 1673
Age 39
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
February 1, 1675
Age 41
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States