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Benjamin Allen (1682 - bef. 1756)

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Benjamin Allen
Born in Dartmouth, Plymouthmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 24 Aug 1704 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died before in Bristol, Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified 12 Feb 2020 | Created 11 Sep 2010 | Last significant change: 11 Feb 2020
15:52: Tim Varney edited the Biography for Benjamin Allen (1682-bef.1756). [Thank Tim for this | 1 thank-you received]
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Benjamin was a Friend (Quaker)
Benjamin Allen, son of Increase and Rachel Allen, was born on 27d 1m 1682 [27 March 1682] at Dartmouth, Plymouth.[1][2]
On 24d 6m 1704 [24 Aug 1704], Benjamin Allen of Dartmouth married Derborah Russell of Dartmouth at the Dartmouth, Massachusetts Bay.[3] She was likely the daughter of Jonathan and Hapadiah Russell (based on signature placement on marriage certificate).[3]

Marriage & Family

Spouse (1): Deborah Russell
  1. Dorothy Allen
Spouse (2): Ann Watson
  1. Matthew Allen

Parents & Siblings

Husband: Increase Allen
Wife: Rachel UNKNOWN
  1. Benjamin Allen

Genealogy Note

Son of (Matthew3-2, George1 Allen) George(1) of Sandwich, Barnstable, Mass.


  1. Monthly meeting records, Births - Marriages - Deaths 1699 - 1880, Society of Friends, Dartmouth Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Dartmouth, Mass.), p 8.
  2. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), Benjamin Allen, 27 Mar 1682; citing Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 0823562 IT 1-3.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Monthly meeting records, Births - Marriages - Deaths 1699 - 1880, Society of Friends, Dartmouth Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Dartmouth, Mass.), p 149.
  • Source: S16 Call Number: RI929.2 All; Title: The Allen Families and 83 Connected Families; Author: Devere Allen; Publication: Wilton, Connecticut, January 1947; Abbreviation: The Allen Families and 83 Connected Families; Note: NS325583; Source Media Type: Manuscript; Master Listing Source: Y
  • Source: S472 Title: New England Historic and Genealogical Society; Abbreviation: NEHGS
  • Source: NEHGS NEXUS: New England Across the United States, 1997, Vol. 14, p. 68, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).
  • Source: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1904, Vol. 58, p. 365.
  • Source: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, 1942, Vol. 73, No. 3, pp. 159-166 and accompanying chart.

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Allen-41588 and Allen-434 appear to represent the same person because: Benjamin Allen of Dartmouth, husband of Derborah (Russell) Allen. Second profile created from monthly meeting records
posted by Tim Varney

Benjamin is 17 degrees from Danielle Liard, 12 degrees from Jack London and 11 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.