Hon. Jedediah Allen was born on 3 January 1646 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. He was the son of Ralph Allen and Esther Swift. Hon. Jedediah Allen married Elizabeth Howland, daughter of Henry Howland and Mary (Unknown), circa 1668 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. On 1703 a member of the first colonial assembly.
Hon. Jedediah Allen was charged with libel on Lord Cranbury in 1704. He left a will on 15 September 1711. He died on 21 January 1711/12 at age 66. 
An Abstract of his will:
1711 Sep 15. Allen, Jedediah, of Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co. will of, Wife Elizabeth, Children: Ephraim, who has son Joseph and dau. Dinah; Ralph, Henry, Jonathan, David, Elisha, Nathan, Judah, Esther Adams, Mandary Wells, Patience Tilton and Meribah Thorn; legacy to Mary, dau. of John Allen. Land, 230 acres in Pennsylvania, 80 a. in Shrewsbury adjoining Thomas White, and other real property, personal estate (twelve silver spoons). The wife executrix. Witnesses--Amos White, Wm. Brinley, Sam'l Dennis, Jacob Dennis.
Codicill of Sep 25, 1711, disposes of real estate forgotten in the will; witnessed by Sam'l Dennis, Wm. Hunt, Thomas Chambers. Proved Feb 6, 1711/12. Lib. 1, p 350.
1711-12 Feb 8 Inventory of the personal estate (1,454.7.5 (lbs.) incl. money due by his son Ralph; several bonds, 522 (lbs.); a silver tankard and other silver ware, 30 (lbs.); books 15 (lbs.), a negro girl and a grindstone, together 41 (lbs.); made by Thomas White and George Corleis, and sworn to by Elizabeth Allen, executrix. 
Text: Birth date: 1635Birth place: MA Marriage date: 1691Marriage place:
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