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Jedediah Allen (1646 - 1712)

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Jedediah Allen
Born in Sandwich, Plymouth Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [half], [half], [half], [half], [half], [half], , [half], [half], [half] and [half]
Husband of — married 1668 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Shrewsbury, Monmouth, Providence of New Jerseymap
Profile last modified 16 Feb 2020 | Created 12 Sep 2010 | Last significant change: 16 Feb 2020
23:15: Christopher Murray edited the Death Date for Jedediah Allen (1646-1712). (Find A Grave and Family Search show his death date as 1712.) [Thank Christopher for this]
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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. [1]

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. [2]


Name: Jedediah /ALLEN/[3][4]

Birth Place

Sandwich, Plymouth Colony (present day location would be Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States)


Christening Date: 16 SEP 1666
Place: Boston, Suffolk, Ma


Date: 1668
Place: Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts. [5]
Hon. Jedediah Allen (M) b. 3 January 1646, d. 21 January 1711/12, #19506


Friends Meeting House Burial Ground, Shrewsbury (now Long Branch), Monmouth, New Jersey


Children of Hon. Jedediah Allen and Elizabeth Howland

Experience Allen b. 30 Aug 1669, d. b 29 Jun 1702
Ephraim Allen b. 30 Oct 1670
Eliasha Allen b. 17 Oct 1672, d. a 1711
Nathan Allen Esq. b. 2 Feb 1673, d. c Jan 1738/39
Judah Allen b. 17 Oct 1675, d. b 20 Jul 1731
Esther Allen b. 26 Mar 1677, d. b 19 Nov 1722
Ralph Allen b. 7 Jan 1678, d. 2 Oct 1718
Benjamin Allen b. 1679, d. c Jul 1759
Henry Allen b. 24 Mar 1678/79, d. 30 Aug 1748
Mary Allen+ b. 15 Nov 1681, d. b 28 Dec 1731
Patience Allen b. 8 May 1683, d. b 13 May 1748
Miribah Allen b. c 12 Nov 1686, d. a 4 Oct 1742
Jonathan Allen b. c 16 Oct 1689, d. b 19 Nov 1748
David Allen+ b. 16 Oct 1689, d. b 9 May 1735


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Child: @P725381779@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @P725381780@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @P725381781@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @P725381783@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @P725381784@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @P725381785@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @P725381787@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @P725381789@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Text: Birth date: 1635Birth place: MA Marriage date: 1691Marriage place:
APID: 7836::610325
  • Source S-2090535251Repository#R-2091054883 Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Author: Yates Publishing Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived. Note: APID: 7836::0
  • Source S-2091054882Repository: #R-2091054883 Title: Ancestry Family Trees. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.
  • Source: S01696 Title: Ancestral File (R) Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Publication: Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998 Repository: Note: #NS16963 Note NS16963 NAME Family History Library
  • Source: S02978 Title: TILTON(3).FTW Repository: Call Number: Media: Other


  1. Author David Kipp Conover Jr.
  2. from, New Jersey Abstract of Wills Lib 1 p 350
  3. Source: #S01696
  4. Source: #S02978 Data: Text: Date of Import: 2 Oct 2010
  5. Source: #S-2090535251Page: Source number: 546.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: BC2. Note:


This person was created through the import of Howland Mayflower-dude.ged on 12 September 2010; Lawrence Schliessmann on Aug 19, 2011.

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