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Desire Eames Allen
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1745
Voluntown
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1820
Windham
Windham County
Connecticut, USA

Hale: "Old Scotland Cemetery" at Scotland, CT, actually being the west portion of the "New Scotland Cemetery" south of Cemetery Road:

• Allen, Deziah, wife of Asahel, died Nov. 2, 1820, age 75, footstone.
• Allen, Asahel, died Mar. 19, 1825, age 82 yrs.

Desire was the 11th of 14 children of Anthony Eames and Anna Barker of Voluntown, Conn., former of Marshfield, Mass where they m. on Mar. 25, 1725. Desire was undoubtedly named after her maternal great grandmother, Desire (Annable) Barker, the dau. of Anthony and Ann Annable of early Barnstable, Mass.

An extended bio explaining her ancestry will be added later. In the meantime, see husband Asahel's memorial for her children.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Anthony Eames (1703 - 1793)
 
 Spouse:
  Asahel Allen (1742 - 1825)
 
 Children:
  Infant Daughter Allen*
  Pratt Allen (1766 - 1851)*
  Enoch Allen (1768 - 1840)*
  Achsah Allen Smith (1770 - 1851)*
  Asahel Allen (1774 - 1865)*
  Desire Allen Bass (1774 - 1848)*
  Roswell Allen (1778 - 1844)*
  Festus Allen (1779 - 1786)*
  Erastus Allen (1783 - 1856)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mark Eames (1726 - 1794)*
  David Eames (1729 - 1806)*
  John Eames (1730 - 1807)*
  Lydia Eames Palmer (1734 - 1805)*
  Mary Eames Delano (1741 - 1824)*
  Desire Eames Allen (1745 - 1820)
  Priscilla Eames Strong-Bigelow (1747 - 1815)*
  Naome Eames Hills (1751 - 1834)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In Memory of
Mrs.
DEZIAH wife of
Mr. Asahel Allen who
died
Nov. 2, 1820 Aged
75

Based on her recorded date of birth (Oct. 15, 1745), on the day Desire died she was 75 years old, and Ætatis suæ (i.e., Æ, "Aged," in the XX year of her Age) 76, not 75 as inscribed.
 
Burial:
Old Scotland Cemetery (North)
Scotland
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Don Blauvelt
Record added: Jul 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54582871
Desire <i>Eames</i> Allen
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Desire <i>Eames</i> Allen
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Desire <i>Eames</i> Allen
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