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 Mary <I>Allen</I> Penfield

Mary Allen Penfield

Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 1 Sep 1789 (aged 81)
New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Plot R5-18
Memorial ID 21148839 · View Source
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Mary Allen was the daughter of Dr, Gideon Allen and Anna Burr.
She came from a large family of 12 children.

On 28 May 1730 she married Peter Penfield, (son of Samuel Penfield, Jr. and Hannah Shepard). They kept the Sun Tavern in Fairfield, CT, where Washington, Adams, and Lafayette were often guests. The restored Sun Tavern is now administered by the Fairfield Historical Society

Mary and Peter had 9 children:
*Mary Penfield (1731–1753)
*James Penfield (1732–1794)
*Lt. Samuel Penfield (1734–1811)
*Hannah Penfield (1737–1809)
*Sarah Penfield (1740– )
*Lydia Penfield (1741–1816)
*Capt. Peter Penfield (1743–1812)
*Anna Penfield (1745–1793)
*Sgt. John Penfield (1747–1829)

Family Members



Widow of Peter.




  • Maintained by: Vicki Cooper
  • Originally Created by: Gary Boughton
  • Added: 25 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21148839
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Allen Penfield (6 Aug 1708–1 Sep 1789), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21148839, citing Congregational Church Cemetery, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Vicki Cooper (contributor 46851327) .