Ralph Allen Sr.
(-After 1671)
Ralph Allen Jr.
(-Abt 1660)


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1. Esther Swift

Ralph Allen Jr. 2233

  • Born: England
  • Marriage (1): Esther Swift in 1646 in Sandwich, Plymouth Colony 2232
  • Died: Abt 1660
  • Buried: Sandwich, Plymouth Colony

bullet   FamilySearch ID: GCB3-L2V. Find a Grave ID: 54470420.


bullet  General Notes:

FS has a birth place in 1621 in Thureaston, Leicester, England no source.
England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 on Ancestry has 6 April 1621 as a baptism in Chichester, Sussex, father Ralphe Allen (presumed senior)

Two Allen children were born in Sandwich in 1648 but the register (Records of the colony of New Plymouth, Vol 8, page 6) does not identify the parents: Caleb Allen born June 27, Hester Allen born December 8. Too close to be the same mother.

bullet  Research Notes:

Likely had a brother, or a son, George who married Rebecca. That family is at
"Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9QY-4H4V - Barnstable > Sandwich > Births, marriages, deaths 1658-1811 > image 80 of 146.

There are other Allens following from the mid-1700s: family of John Allen, Jr. and wife Sylvia (img 81)
Also a John Allen and Elizabeth (img 83) and family.


bullet  Events

Tax Assessment: 01 --- 06 --- 00, 23 Mar 1653/54, Sandwich, Plymouth Colony. 2234 On extensive list as "Ralfe Allin Junior"
Another list in image 12 apparently dated May 29, 1654

Biography: by Find-a-Grave contributor Don Blauvelt. 2235


Ralph married Esther Swift, daughter of William Swift I - Sr. and Joan widow Dimbleby, in 1646 in Sandwich, Plymouth Colony.2232 (Esther Swift was born in 1629 in Bermondsey, Southwark, London, England 2236, christened 28 May 1629 in Bermondsey, Southwark, London, England 2236 and died 26 Mar 1676 in Newport, Colony of Rhode Island 2236.)

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