John Allen

John Allen

Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 18 Sep 1675 (aged 37)
South Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 50216943 · View Source
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Also spelled "Allin." Lived in Deerfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (Deerfield is now in Franklin County). Among the teamsters killed at Bloody Brook. The teamsters were hauling grain to storage, under the protection of Captain Thomas Lothrop and his soldiers.

In November of 1674, on the eve of King Philip's war, the Deerfield settlement was expanding. Three men were appointed to measure land for proprietors: "Robert Hinsdell," Joshua Carter, and "Jno Allen." All three perished together less than a year later.

"Allen, John, son of Samuel of Windsor, Conn., was of the same stock as Ethan Allen. He married in 1669, Mary, daughter of William Hannum, of Northampton, and was killed with Capt. Lothrop at Bloody Brook, Sept. 18, 1675. He left three children who settled in Connecticut, where descendants are numerous."


2. John2 (Samuel1), m. Dec. 8, 1669, Mary Hannum, dau. of William and Honor [Capen] Hannum. She was b. April 5, 1650.


3. i. John, b. Sept. 30, 1670.
4. ii. Samuel, b. Feb. 5, 1673.
iii. Hannah, b. Northampton, Mass., May, 1675; bapt. June 20, 1675.
—Allen, p 6


New England Historic Genealogical Register v 90 (1936) p 159.

History of Deerfield, Sheldon, 1895, v I, pp 16, 40, 43

A genealogy of Samuel Allen of Windsor, Connecticut and some of his descendants, Willard S. Allen, 1876, p 6.

See cemetery notes for further details and bibliographic sources.

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