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  • John Allen (deceased)
    The Old North Church, formally the First Church of Christ Marblehead, was organized in 1635 by fishermen and mariners who sought permission to form an ecclesiastical society in order to relieve them of...
  • Katherine Allen (1580 - 1619)
  • Mary Allin (c.1468 - 1545)
    Mary Allin (Snap) (c1468-1545). She was apparently wife of Thomas Allin not George Alleyne . Note, however, that Richard Alleyne , a great grandson of George Alleyne, was vicar at Skillington, where th...
  • Richard Allen, of Outwell (c.1490 - 1559)
    Richard Allen, of Outwell==* Died: January 2, 1559 at age 69 in London, England* Buried: St. Martin's Ludgate, London, England* Parents: Thomas "The Younger" Allin, Mary Snap* Married: Mary HeddHis so...
  • Ralph Allen (1548 - d.)

Scope of Project

  • Cleaning the tree and sourcing the details around the Allen Family of George Allen, immigrant to Sandwich, Massachusetts, and other immigrant Allen's.

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Colonial America: Charleston, South Carolina

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Suggested Reading

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