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 Mary “Polly” <I>Coy</I> Allen

Mary “"Polly"” Coy Allen

Somers, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
Death 24 Feb 1889 (aged 88)
Burial Somers, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 61237920 · View Source
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wife of George Allen


Mary “Polly” Spencer, the daughter of Ezekiel and Elizabeth (Chapin) Spencer was born in Somers on May 16, 1782. Her mother, Elizabeth, was the daughter of Seth and Elizabeth (Bliss) Chapin. Mary “Polly” Spencer married Abraham Coy, of Somers on April 17, 1800 when she was 18 years old and he was 20 years of age. They had a daughter, also named Mary and “Polly” who was born December 4, 1800. Her father, Abraham Coy, died about 2 years later at age 25. Mother and daughter Mary/Polly lived together and a recorded in the 1820 census, 2 females, age appropriate. The younger Mary “Polly” Coy married George Allen on January 29, 1824 when she was about 24 years of age. It appears that her mother, Mary Polly (Spencer) Coy lived with them, or at least is buried with them and her name is noted on the memorial stone.


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  • Created by: John Beckstein
  • Added: 7 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61237920
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary “"Polly"” Coy Allen (4 Dec 1800–24 Feb 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61237920, citing West Cemetery, Somers, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by John Beckstein (contributor 46939506) .