Allen/Alyn/Allyne

Name meaning: The name derived from British, a corruption of Latin, Aelianus, which signifies sunbright. The Slavonic Aland means wolf-dog, hound. The Gaelic Aluinn, signifies handsome, elegant, lovely. The Irish Alun, fair, beautiful. The English Allan and Allen all running, all conquering. The name is personal one and first borne by the Bard of Britain and came into prominence at the time of the Conquest, when the chief general of the Norman army was Allan, Duke of Brittany. The family seat, at the counties of Durham and Essex.

Baptist Allyne

b.ca.1500
m.ca.1525

CHILD:

  1. Ephraim Alyn b.abt.1521

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Ephraim Alyn

b.abt.1521 Southwark, Surrey, England; s/o Baptist Allyne
m. 1556 at Southwark, Surrey, England Nancy Evarts

CHILDREN included:

  1. Phoebe Alyn b.abt.1559 abt.Southwark, Surrey, England m.abt.1582 James Hicks

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Samuel Allen

b.Nov. 11, 1567 England; parents ukn
d.Sept. 12, 1675 Branton, Devon, England
m.abt.1587 England; ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Allen b.abt.1588
  2. Samuel Allen b.abt.1588 d.April 24, 1648
  3. Walter Allen b.1601 England
  4. Rose Holly Allen b.1610 d.1690/94
  5. Ralph Geobro Allen b.1610/1621 d.Dec. 18, 1691
  6. George Allen b.1619 d.1693
  7. Francis Allen b.abt.1622 d.1697/98
  8. Matthew Allen b.1625/29 d.May 1695
  9. William Allen b.1627 d.Oct. 1, 1705

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Walter Allen

b.1601 England; s/o Samuel Allen
d.July 8, 1681 Charlestown, MA
m.(1)bef.1640 England; Rebecca ______
b.ca.1605; parents ukn
d.Aug. 6, 1678
m.(2)Nov. 29, 1678 Charlestown, MA; Abigail Rogers

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Allen b.1631 d.Dec. 1, 1711
  2. Daniel Allen b.1634 d.March 7, 1694
  3. Joseph Allen b.1638
  4. Abigail Allen b.Oct. 1, 1641
  5. Benjamin Allen b.Apr. 15, 1647 d.Sept. 20, 1687

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William Allen

b.1602 Manchester, England; parents ukn
d.May 10, 1679 Manchester, MA
m.1613 Norfolk, England; Ales Whytmore
b.1602 Wales; d/o John Whytmore
d.Sept. 29, 1641 Braintree, MA

CHILDREN included:

  1. William Allen b.March 23, 1611 Yarmouth, Norfolk, England d.June 18, 1686 Deer Island, Newbury, MA
  2. Persis Allen b.1630 MA
  3. Samuel Allen b.Nov. 10, 1632 Windsor, CT d.Oct. 18, 1719 Northampton, MA

From: Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700 Allen, William: b.in Manchester, Eng., in 1602; was made freeman at Salem, Mass., in 1630; previous to this had resided at Gloucester, Mass., later he removed to Manchester, Mass. The William Allen who came from Wales did not come to NE until 1660.

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William Allen

b.March 23, 1611 Yarmouth, Norfolk, England; s/o William and Ales (Whytmore) Allen
d.June 18, 1686 Deer Island, Newbury, MA
m.May 31, 1639 Salisbury, MA; Ann Goodale
b.1622 of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England; d/o Richard and Dorothy (Whiterent) Goodale
d.May 31, 1678 Salisbury, MA

CHILDREN (all born Salisbury) included:

  1. Abigail Allen b.Jan. 4, 1639 d.1696 m.abt.1659 Henry Wheeler
  2. Ann Allen b.Jan. 4, 1640 d.aft.Sept. 16, 1674
  3. Thomas Allen b.1642
  4. Hannah Allen b.June 17, 1642 d.Dec. 22, 1729 Haverhill, MA m.Nov. 1, 1659, Peter Ayer of Haverhill, s/o John and Hannah ______ Ayer
  5. Mary Allen b.July 29, 1644 d.April 6, 1703 Salisbury, MA m.George Hewes of Salisbury, a mariner
  6. Martha Allen b.1645/46 d.Oct. 4, 1718 Salisbury, MA m.bef.June 8, 1666 Richard Hubbard
  7. John Allen b.Oct. 9, 1648 d.Feb. 27, 1696 Salisbury, MA m.Aug. 24, 1674 Mary Andros, widow of Jedediah Andros and d/o Major Robert Pike
  8. William Allen b.Aug. 2, 1650 d.May 10, 1700 Salisbury, MA m.July 5, 1674 Mary Harris
  9. Sarah Allen b.1651/52
  10. Benjamin Allen b.1651/52 d.Sept. 3, 1723 Salisbury, MA m.(1)Sept. 3, 1686 Rachel Wheeler, widow of Henry Wheeler and prob.d/o Philip Squire of Boston; she m.(2)Nov. 13, 1695 Hopestill Leonard of Rehoboth
  11. James Allen b.Oct. 13, 1653 d.Oct. 6, 1724 Salisbury, MA
  12. Joseph Allen b.Oct. 13, 1653 d.June 29, 1682 Salisbury, MA
  13. Richard Allen b.Nov. 8, 1655 d.June 8, 1678 Salisbury, MA; unm
  14. Ruth Allen b.Feb. 19, 1657 d.bef.Sept. 16, 1674 Salisbury, MA
  15. Jeremiah (Jeremy) Allen b.Feb. 17, 1658 d.July 20, 1738 Salisbury, MA m.(1)abt.1686 Ann Bradbury m.(2)Nov. 20, 1735 Hannah Walker
  16. John Allen b.Oct. 26, 1660

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______ Allen

b.parents ukn

CHILD:

  1. Deborah Allen b.Nov. 10, 1645 Hingham or Boston, MA chrs: Nov. 20, 1648 Hingham, MA d.March 26, 1718 m.(1 or 2)John Barrowe m.(1 or 2)Nov. 5, 1659 Rehoboth, MA Joseph Buckland

NOTE: Three different sets of parents are given for Deborah on the Family Search site.

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Joseph Allen

b.1638 of Newbury, MA; s/o Walter Allen and Rebecca _______
d.Sept. 9, 1721 Weston, MA
m.Oct. 11, 1667 Watertown Farms, Weston, MA; Anne Brazier
b.1646 Newbury, MA; parents ukn
d.Dec. 1720 Weston, MA

CHILDREN included:

  1. Abigail Allen b.Dec. 12, 1668 d.Dec. 12, 1668
  2. Rebecca Allen b.Apr. 8, 1670 d.Jan. 30, 1675
  3. Anna Allen b.Aug. 22, 1674 d.Jan. 26, 1696
  4. Joseph Allen b.Jan. 16, 1677 d.Nov. 1, 1729
  5. Sarah Allen b.1679 d.Feb. 15, 1699
  6. Deborah Allen b.1684 d.Dec. 5, 1744
  7. Nathaniel Allen b.Dec. 8, 1687
  8. Rachel Allen b.1690 d.Aug. 1, 1775
  9. Patience Allen b.1693

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Walter Allen

b.1643/1646 Berwick, York, ME; parents ukn
d.1720 Berwick, York, ME
m.abt.1673 Kittery, ME; Mary Holmes
b/chris:Jan. 15, 1650 of Kittery, ME; d/o Thomas Holmes and Jo Ann Freathy

CHILDREN included:

  1. James Allen b.ca.1673
  2. Elisham Allen b.abt.1680
  3. Abigail Allen b.abt.1680 d.1708
  4. Samuel Allen b.abt.1684 d.June 19, 1717
  5. Joseph Allen b.abt.1686

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James Allen

b.ca.1673 Kittery, ME; s/o Walter Allen and Mary Holmes
d.1724 York, ME
bur.Kittery, ME
m.Portsmouth, NH; Dorothy Barsham
b.Feb. 2, 1674 of York, ME; d/o John and Mehitable Barsham
d.York, ME

Children included:

  1. Mehitable Allenb.1692 m.Oct. 1715 at York, ME Benjamin Webber
  2. Annabel Allen b.ca.1694 d.by 1748
  3. Barsham Allen b.Feb. 4, 1701
  4. Dorothy Allen b.Sept. 6, 1707
  5. Elisha Allen b.June 18, 1709 d.June 1, 1724
  6. Elijah Allen b.Dec. 18, 1711 d.Sept. 30, 1789
  7. James Allen b.Feb. 14, 1713
  8. Joseph Allen b.Jan. 2, 1717 d.1761
  9. Hannah Allen b.abt.1720
  10. ______ Allen b.1722

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Nathaniel Allen

b.Dec. 8, 1687 Watertown Farms, (Weston), MA; s/o Joseph Allen and Anne Brazier
d.Sept. 3, 1721 Weston, MA
m.1712 Weston, Middlesex, Mass., Lydia Bond
b.1691 Weston, MA; parents ukn
d.April 26, 1710 Weston, MA

CHILDREN included:

  1. Rachel Allen b.April 7, 1711/1722 m.Dec. 31, 1741 Samuel Train
  2. James Allen b.1713
  3. Mary Allen b.Dec. 13, 1714 d.1751
  4. Martha Allen b.Feb. 22, 1717 d.Sept. 23, 1758
  5. Josiah Allen b.Apr. 30, 1719
  6. Lydia Allen b.March 26, 1721 Weston, MA d.bef.1757

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