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Mary Allen (Baker)

Birthplace: New London, New London, Connecticut
Death: June 18, 1774 (65)
Cornwall, Litchfield, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Baker, Sr. and Sarah Baker
Wife of Joseph Allen, of Deerfield
Mother of Col. Ethan Allen; Heman Allen [not Herman]; Lydia Finch Finch; Maj. Heber Allen; Levi Allen and 8 others
Sister of Capt. John Baker; Ephraim Baker; Remember Baker; Sarah Allen; Elijah Baker and 1 other
Half sister of 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.

Their 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
  2. Heman Allen born 15 Oct 1740, Cornwall, Connecticut,[7] married Abigail Beebe, born 1753, died 1837. Heman died 18 May 1778, Revolutionary War, buried: Green Mountain Cemetery, Burlington, Vermont.
  3. Lydia Allen born 6 Apr 1742, Cornwall, Connecticut,[7] married John Finch. Lydia died 1770, Goshen, Connecticut.
  4. Heber, 2nd, Allen born April 4, 1743 at Cornwall Connecticut,[7]; married on March 17, 1768, Sarah Owen who was born July 18, 1748 and died in 1787 at Colchester, Vermont,and was buried in the Green Mountain Cemetery, at Burlington, Vermont. Heber died April 10, 1782 at Poultney, Vermont and buried in the Old Cemetery, East Poultney, Vermont.[8]
  5. Levi Allen born 16 Jan 1745, Cornwall, Connecticut,[7] married (1) Anna (Nancy) Allen, married (2) Nancy ?. Levi died Jan 1801, Debtor's Prison, Burlington, Vremont, buried: Elmwood Avenue Cemetery, Burlinton, Vermont.
  6. Lucy Allen born 2 Apr 1747, Cornwall, Connecticut,[7] married Lewis Beebe, born 1749, of Salisbury, Litchfield, CT, died 1816.
  7. Zimri Allen born 10 Dec 1748, Cornwall, Connecticut,[7] died 1776.
  8. Ira Allen born 1 May 1751, Cornwall, Connecticut, (born 21 Apr 1751[7] married 1890/91, Jerusha Hayden Enos Jr., born 1764, (daughter of Roger Enos and Unknown) died 1838. Ira died 07 Jan 1814, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


  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, 1737
Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, American Colonies
December 15, 1737
Northampton, Massachusetts
Grand Isle, Grand Isle County, Vermont, United States of America
October 15, 1740
Cornwall, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
April 6, 1742
Cornwall, Litchfield Co., CT.
April 4, 1743
Cornwall, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
January 16, 1745
Cornwall, Litchfield Co., CT.
Surry, Virginia, British Colonial America