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Mary Allen (Sherman)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford, CT
Death: July 15, 1703 (65)
Hingham, Norfolk, MA
Place of Burial: (2nd wife)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. John Sherman and Mary Sherman
Wife of Daniel Allen; Henry Freeman and Lewis Allen
Mother of ? Freeman; Ebenezer Allen; Mary Allen and Daniel Allen
Sister of Bezaleel Sherman; Capt. Daniel Sherman; Samuel Sherman; Rev. James Sherman; Mary Brown and 2 others
Half sister of Samuel Sherman; Abiah Sherman; Abigail Willard; Elizabeth Gaskell; Jeanne Sherman and 7 others

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Immediate Family

About Mary Allen

Father: Rev. John Sherman

Married 1st: Henry Freeman 27 November 1656 Watertown, New England

6 children

Married 2nd: Lewis Allen

died: 15 July 1703 Weston, Mass

Watertown Records: Book I pgs: 28, 38 & 72; Book II, pg: 21


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Profile last modified 3 Aug 2020 | Created 27 Aug 2011

Mary (Sherman) Allen (abt. 1639 - 1703)

Mary Allen formerly Sherman aka Freeman

Born about 1639 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut

Daughter of John Sherman and Mary (Unknown) Sherman

Sister of Bezaleel Sherman, Daniel Sherman, Samuel Sherman, Abigail (Sherman) Willard [half], James Sherman [half], Elizabeth (Sherman) Gaskell [half], Johanah Sherman [half], Mary (Sherman) Barron [half], Grace (Sherman) Prout [half], John Sherman [half], Mercy (Sherman) Barnard [half], Abiah Sherman [half] and Hester Sherman [half]

Wife of Henry Freeman — married 27 Nov 1656 (to 12 Nov 1672) in Watertown, Massachusetts Bay Colony

Wife of Lewis Allen — married about 6 Dec 1677 in Watertown, Massachusetts Bay Colony

Mother of Rebecca Allen, Mary Allen and Ebenezer Allen

Died 15 Jul 1703 in Watertown, Middlesex, Province of Massachusetts Bay

Biography

Mary Sherman was born at Watertown, Massachusetts about 1639, daughter of John Sherman and his first wife Mary (__). [1] [2]

She married first, Henry Freeman on November 17, 1656 at Watertown as his second wife. [3] Henry, son of Samuel and Apphia (Quicke) Freeman was born in England about 1625, likely at Blackfriars, London where his parents were married in 1624. [4] [1] [5]

Her husband Henry died at Watertown on November 12, 1672. [3] [4] [1] His estate was inventoried in 1673 and valued at L118 19s 6d. [4] [6]

Mary married second, Lewis Allen on December 6, 1677 as his second wife.

December 6, 1677: Mary Freeman, alias Allen with the consent of her husband Lewis Allen, confirmed a 1665 deed made by Henry Sherman.

Mary Allen died at Watertown on July 15, 1703.

Lewis died there on January 24, 1708.

Freeman Children

Samuel born on December 13, 1657 [3]; died unmarried at Sudbury, Massachusetts on February 28, 1723/4. [4] James born about 1659; married Rachel Bond/Boude [4] at Boston on October 17, 1700. His will was proved on January 24, 1721/2. [7] John born on September 13, 1662 [3]; died at Boston in February, 1703/4 and his brother James administered his estate. [4] Thomas born on December 17, 1664 [3]; married Alice Tewell [4] at Boston in November 1700; he likely died before 1728. [7] Apphia born about 1666; died on May 31, 1723; she may have been mentally ill as she was frequently banished from various and numerous Massachusetts towns. [4] Lydia born at Watertown on November 5, 1669 [3]; as she is not mentioned in any estates, she likely died young. Allen Child

Ebenezer born about 1677; died at Lancaster on July 9, 1770 in his 94th year; married first on April 2, 1700, Elizabeth Eddy; married second, Sarah Waight on August 14, 1712. [2] [3] Sources

↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Williams, Alicia Crane. John Sherman (1613-1685) in: Early New England Families, 1641-1700. Volume 1, p. 5, (Original Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2013. p. 5-6 ↑ 2.0 2.1 Bent, Allen. LEWIS ALLEN OF WATERTOWN FARMS AND HIS DESCENDANTS, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 1900, p. 396-400 ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Watertown Records Comprising the First and Second Books of Town Proceedings with the Land Grants and Possession, and the First Book and Supplement of Births, Deaths and Marriages, The Historical Society, Press of Fred G. Barker, Watertown, Massachusetts, 1894, p. 15: 18- 20: 24: 26: 32: 34: 36: 45: 130 ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Freeman, Robert R. Henry Freeman, Immigrant to Massachusetts Bay in 1630, and His Descendants Through the Eighteenth Century in: The American Genealogist, Volume 75, D. L. Jacobus, New Haven, Connecticut, 2000, p. 169-77 (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009 - .) ↑ Anderson, Robert C. Samuel Freeman in: Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to N.E. 1620-1633, Vols. I-III, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston Massachusetts, 1995, p. 698-700 (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2010) ↑ Case 8445: p. 1-4: Middlesex County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1648-1871.Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014. (From records supplied by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Archives. Digitized mages provided by FamilySearch.org) ↑ 7.0 7.1 Freeman, Robert R. Henry Freeman, Immigrant to Massachusetts Bay in 1630, and His Descendants Through the Eighteenth Century (concluded) in: The American Genealogist, Volume 75, D. L. Jacobus, New Haven, Connecticut, 2000, p. 293-8 (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009 - .) "The Family of Rev. John Sherman of Wethersfield, Milford and Branford, Conn., and Watertown, Mass." by Donald Lines Jacobus, Jan 1944, pgs 132-133 https://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:Mary_Sherman_%2810%29

Acknowledgements

Thank you to Robert Cherry for creating WikiTree profile Sherman-1960 through the import of CherryOttosen_2013-03-19.ged on Mar 19, 2013.

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Mary Allen's Timeline

1638
June 30, 1638
Hartford, Hartford, CT
June 30, 1638
Hartford, Hartford, CT
1642
May 3, 1642
Age 3
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1657
December 13, 1657
Watertown, Massachusetts
1662
1662
Watertown, Middlesex, MA
1674
December 26, 1674
Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1703
July 15, 1703
Age 65
Hingham, Norfolk, MA