Ralph Allen Sr.
(-After 1671)
William Swift I - Sr.
(est 1593-1642)
Joan widow Dimbleby
(est 1600-1663)
Ralph Allen Jr.
(-Abt 1660)
Esther Swift
(1629-1676)
Jedidiah Allen
(1646-1712)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Howland

Jedidiah Allen 1598,1986

  • Born: 1646, Sandwich, Plymouth Colony 1598
  • Christened: 3 Jan 1645/46, Sandwich, Plymouth Colony 1598,1987
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Howland 21 Jan 1667/68 in Dartmouth, MA 1984,1985
  • Died: 21 Jan 1711/12, Shrewsbury, New Jersey at age 66 1598
  • Buried: Jan 1711/12, Shrewsbury, New Jersey 1598

bullet   FamilySearch ID: MM47-8KK. Find a Grave ID: 148794179.

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bullet  Research Notes:

Ordered complete will NJA 5-6-2021 - delivered electronically
New Jersey Archives index listings: ii 332 Justice (img 355), 362 (Justice img 385), 364 (Justice img 387)

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bullet  Events

Named in will: of Joan Swift, grandmother, 12 Oct 1662, Sandwich, Plymouth Colony. 1988

Removal: to New Jersey, est 1683. 1989 "The date of the Allen's removal to Shrewsbury remains unsettled. On 8 November 1683, Job Almy of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, sold to Jedidiah Allen of Sandwich, Almy's share in the township of 'Shrewsberry,' with the exception of the house lot. However, the earliest evidence of Jedidiah's presence in Shrewsbury was on 15 May 1685, when administration of the estate of the deceased Joseph Parker was granted to Allen and on George Hulett, both identified as Shrewsbury residents." (citing East Jersey Deeds and Rhode Island Land Evidences, also N.J. Archives 21:63 and 23:352)

Land: 410 acres in Monmouth County, 28 Oct 1687, Shrewsbury, New Jersey. 1989 "...a patent was issued to Allen..., 'part as headland for himself, wife, and ten children, and part as to an old settler or patentee.' He is identified as being 'of Shrewsbury' in numberous transactions by which he sold property, commencing on 13 November 1683. (citing East Jersey Deeds and N.J. Archives in footnote 52)

Justice of County Court, 27 Aug 1700, Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co., NJ. 1990

Justice of County Court, 25 Mar 1701, Middletown, Monmouth Co., NJ. 1991

Justice of County Court, 26 Mar 1701, Middletown, New Jersey. 1992

Will: Codicil Sept 25, 1711; Proved Feb. 6, 1712, 15 Sep 1711, Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co., NJ. 1993 230 acres in Pennsylvania, 80 acres in Shrewsbury, inventory Feb 8, 1712: 1,454.7s.5d including money due by his son Ralph; several bonds, 522; a silver tankard and other ware, 30; books, 15; a negro girl and a grindstone, together 41.


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Jedidiah married Elizabeth Howland, daughter of Henry Howland II and Mary, 21 Jan 1667/68 in Dartmouth, MA 1984.,1985 (Elizabeth Howland was born 17 May 1647 in Duxbury, Plymouth Colony 1598, christened 28 Nov 1670 in Duxbury, Plymouth Colony 1598 and died 17 Dec 1733 in Shrewsbury, New Jersey 1598.)




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