Davis Uriah I | Born 1707

George ALLEN

Male 1619 - Aft 1685  (> 67 years)


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  • Name George ALLEN 
    Born 1619  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1685  Sandwich, Barnstable Co., MA (probably) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14612  Uriah Davis I - Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2016 

    Father George ALLEN,   c. 1568, Thurcaston, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1648  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Katherine STARKES,   d. 1656, Sandwich, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1629 
    Family ID F4485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1 NAME George /Allen/
      2 SOUR S006577




      From the book, "One Hundred and Sixty Allied Families", by John Osborne Austin:

      Sandwich, Mass.
      1643. In list of those able to bear arms between ages of 16 and 60, George Allen, Jr.
      June 8, 1651. He was fined 20s. for refusing to serve on Inquest.
      1651. Presentment of George Allen and wife, Ralph Allen, Sr., and wife, and others "for not frequenting the public worship of God, contrary to order made June 6th of the present year."
      March 12, 1652. He and Daniel Wing, and four others, ordered to take care of all fish that the Indians should cut up; and dispose of them for town's use; and if anyone found a whale, to report to above six men, and he should have double share; and these six men to dispose of any whale they receive notice of, and proceeds to be equally divided amongst inhabitants.
      1654. Hime name was in a list of subscribers to a mill to be built for grinding corn. The mill to be built by William Swift and others, the townsmen agreeing to raise oe20.
      1655. He contributed 5 shillings for the new meeting house.
      1657. In this year the Friends commenced to preach at Sandwich, gaining many converts.
      1658. His name appears in a lay out of bounds of land; and in the same year he was named in a list of those who were under distraint to satisfy fines imposed. For several years the Sandwich Friends or Quakers suffered fines and imprisonment; but still the sect grew and a large number of the inhabitants embraced the new faith. Their persecutions were not so severe there, however, as in many parts of Massachusetts.
      1658. Summoned to court for not taking oath of fidelity; he and others professing to believe it unlawful. Probably he was one of those present the year previous at a meeting at his brother William's house, who were then complained of to General Court for "meeting on Lord's day at the house of Wm. Allen, and inveighing against ministers and magistrates to the dishonor of God and the contempt of good government."
      1659. His cattle were sold as follows to pay fines: 1 cow and 3 heifers oe11, 10s; 2 oxen and 2 calves oe14, 5s. Total, oe25, 15s.
      1661. He wrote a letter to Experience Mitchell of Duxbury, sending love of wife and self to Mitchell and wife, and mentions the death of Mitchell's sister's son (John Fobes) who died at his house, about July 10, 1661, he judged. He says John gave the land received from his father to his brother, William, only Edward is to have his choice when they divide the two shares, and states that John remembered his love to his mother and brothers and sisters. The letter closes "I rest your friend, Geo. Allin of Sandwich."
      October 1, 1664. Suit brought against him by Thomas Boardman for oe5 damages for detention of a meadow. Jury found for defendant.
      1665. A controversy having arisen between him and Richard Chadwell about a highway, the Court appointed a committee to settle the matter.
      July 15, 1678. In list of those who had taken oath of fidelity.
      December 8, 1682. Ordered that whales that come ashore and other great fish yielding oil, to be given George and Caleb Allen and two others for ten years. These four persons to pay for the privilege--one half the oil delivered at the dock in good casks, and also one barrel of oil out of every whale to the country.
      Some years before this, he purchased land in Monmouth, N. J.; but never settled there, though his brother Ralph's son Jodediab, went, and has left descendants in that state.
      April 22, 1693. On account of divers controversies between Caleb Allen and his brothers and sisters of the one part, and Sarah Allem widow of George on the other part, concerning the goods, chattels and other movables of George's estate, arbitrators in the matter were chosen, viz.: Barnabas Lothrop or Barnstable, Captain John Thatcher of Yarmouth, and Shearjashub Bourne of Sandwich.
      May 2, 1693. The arbitrators order Sarah Allen to pay 40s. to Caleb "to be in full proportion that said Caleb Allen and his said brothers and sisters shall have out of the estate, &c."