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Benjamin Allen was born 30 January 1662 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States to John Allen (1631-1711) and Sarah Ann Smith (1640-1674) and died 12 August 1721 in Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Frances Rice (1671-1721) circa 1682 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States.


Biography

Benjamin Allen - was born in Newbury, Mass., Jan. 30, 1662, but was taken to Sudbury, Mass., the same year. He was a farmer, and lived at Watertown Farms (incorporated in 1712 as Weston), where he died Aug. 12, 1721, sd. 59. His tombstone is in the old burial ground at Weston Centre.

Marriage & Family

He married Frances Rice (1671-1721) - (born Feb. 3, 1671), daughter of Thomas Rice, of Sudbury. The Boston Gazette says Benjamin's widow lived to be 96 ; if so, she died, about 1767.

Children of Benjamin and Frances :

  1. Thomas, b. 1690.
  2. Fkances, ni. Dec. 24, 1724, John Gregory, of "Weston,
  3. Grace, b. 1696 ; m. Benjamin Harrington, and d. Jan. 6, 1730,

in her 35th year.

  1. Jonas, b. Nov. 1, 1699.
  2. Zebadiah, b. Jan. 19, 1702.
  3. Benjamin, .b. Dec. 13, 1709.




Children


Offspring of Benjamin Allen and Frances Rice (1671-1721)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Grace Allen (1690-1730)
Thomas Allen (1690-1777) 1690 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 1777 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Sarah Grande (1688-1723)
Deborah Cushing (1700-1780)

Jonas Allen (1699-1786)
Zebediah Allen (1701-1777)
Frances Allen (1709-1753)
Benjamin Allen (1709-1721)

Siblings


Offspring of John Allen and Sarah Ann Smith (1640-1674)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Deborah Allen (1655-)
John Allen (1656-1711)
Samuel Allen (1658-1720)
Joseph Allen (1659-1725) 18 March 1659 Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts 1725 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Abigail Merrick (1661-1727)

Benjamin Allen (1662-1721) 30 January 1662 Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 12 August 1721 Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States Frances Rice (1671-1721)

Rebecca Allen (1664-)
Thomas Allen (1666-1689)
Sarah Allen (1669-1702)

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