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Mary Allen (Baker)

Birthplace: New London, New London, Connecticut
Death: Died in Cornwall, Litchfield, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Baker and Sarah Baker
Wife of Joseph Allen, of Deerfield,CT
Mother of Jonathan Allen; Col. Ethan Allen (Continental Army); Captain Heman Allen [not Herman]; Lydia Finch; Maj. Heber Allen and 10 others
Sister of Capt. John Baker; Remember Baker and Elijah Baker

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About Mary Allen

Joseph Allen b. in Deerfield, Mass., Oct. 14, 1708; m. in Woodbury, Ct., March 11, 1736-37, Mary Baker, dau. of John Baker. He d. in Cornwall, Ct., April 4, 1755.

They had, among other children:

  1. Gen. Ethan Allen of Revolutionary fame, b. in Litchfield (?), Ct., Jan. 10, 1737; m. first, in Woodbury, Ct., by Rev. Daniel Brinsmade, of (Judea Parish) Woodbury, Ct., June 23, 1762, Mary Bronson, dau. of Richard Bronson. She d. in Sunderland, Vt., 1783; buried in Arlington, Vt. He m. second, in Westminster, Vt., Feb. 9, 1784, Mrs. Frances Buchanan. She was b. April 4, 1760. He d, in Burlington, Vt., Feb. 12, 1789. He had five children by first wife and three by second. Gen. Allen paid Rev, Mr. Brinsinade four shillings as a marriage fee


  1. History of Ancient Woodbury, page 502-503 Author: Cothren
  2. Barbour Collection, Conn. Vital Records.Litchfield,Vol 1,Page 3


  1. A Genealogy of Samuel Allen of Windsor, Connecticut: And Some of His Descendants  By Willard S. Allen. Page 6


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Mary Allen's Timeline

January 7, 1709
New London, New London, Connecticut
January 10, 1738
Age 29
Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
October 15, 1740
Age 31
Cornwall, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
April 6, 1742
Age 33
Cornwall, Litchfield Co., CT.
April 4, 1743
Age 34
Cornwall, Litchfield Co., CT.
January 16, 1745
Age 36
Cornwall, Litchfield Co., CT.
April 2, 1747
Age 38
Cornwall, Litchfield Co., CT.
December 10, 1748
Age 39
Cornwall, Litchfield Co., CT.
April 21, 1751
Age 42
Cornwall, Litchfield Co., CT.