Jan. 1, 1892 Chilmark Dukes County Massachusetts, USA
May 21, 1981 Falmouth Barnstable County Massachusetts, USA
Joseph Chase Allen was born to William Chase Allen and Sarah F. Hammett. He was married twice. The first marriage was to Mary Etta Ashton of New Bedford. The second marriage was to Miss Anna Stevenson a teacher on Martha's Vineyard. He wrote several books and was a featured writer for Yankee magazine for many years as the "oracle". He also wrote for many years for the Martha's Vineyard Gazette.